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    The Paranoid View of History Infects Oberlin
    Mar01

    The Paranoid View of History Infects Oberlin

    “Anti-Semitism,” wrote Stephen Eric Bronner, author of the engaging book A Rumor About The Jews, “is the stupid answer to a serious question: How does history operate behind our backs?” For a wide range of ideological extremists, anti-Semitism is still the stupid answer for why what goes wrong with the world does go wrong. It is a philosophical...

    Russian warplanes sit idle on Syria  base during cease-fire
    Mar01

    Russian warplanes sit idle on Syria base during cease-fire

    HEMEIMEEM AIR BASE, Syria (AP) — Dozens of Russian warplanes sat idle Tuesday on the tarmac at this Russian air base in Syria on the fourth day of a cease-fire brokered by Moscow and Washington. The apparent lull in action witnessed by the AP on a trip to the base, which was organized by the Russian defense and foreign ministries, contrasts with...

    China is about to pour even more money into its military
    Mar01

    China is about to pour even more money into its military

    ReutersChina is likely to announce a substantial increase in the military’s budget, according to analysts, amid a massive reorganisation of the PLA and increased tensions over territorial claims in the East and South China Seas. The government is expected to reveal its proposed annual budget for the world’s biggest army this Saturday,...

    Utilities Cautioned About Potential for a Cyberattack After Ukraine’s
    Mar01

    Utilities Cautioned About Potential for a Cyberattack After Ukraine’s

    Working remotely, attackers conducted “extensive reconnaissance” of the Ukraine power system’s networks, stole the credentials of operators and learned how to switch off the breakers, plunging more than 225,000 Ukrainians into darkness. …read more Source: The New York...

    Now Is Not the Time for Europe to Lose Faith
    Mar01

    Now Is Not the Time for Europe to Lose Faith

    Despite all the focus in Europe on refugees, terrorism and Brexit, there is one region which still requires the attention of both European elite as well as its society — Eastern Europe. We are at risk of losing our focus in the region, and this could hurt countries that are attempting to finally shed their Soviet heritage. As the most...

    OSCE Chief Calls For Trust-Building To End Crises In East Ukraine
    Feb29

    OSCE Chief Calls For Trust-Building To End Crises In East Ukraine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) says it remains “deeply concerned” over continuing cease-fire violations in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hackers Caused Mass Blackout, US Officials Say
    Feb29

    Hackers Caused Mass Blackout, US Officials Say

    Report: Blackout for 225K people in Ukraine linked to “cyber intrusions.” …read more Source: ABC...

    The Pragmatists Turn to Geopolitics
    Feb29

    The Pragmatists Turn to Geopolitics

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    Little Green Babies: Crimean Newborns Handed Military Draft Notices
    Feb29

    Little Green Babies: Crimean Newborns Handed Military Draft Notices

    Welcome to the world, kid — and don’t forget to report for duty in 16 years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hungararian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Threatens to Build Fence Along Romania Border
    Feb29

    Hungararian Prime Minister Viktor Orban Threatens to Build Fence Along Romania Border

    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban threatened on Sunday to fence another of his country’s borders over Europe’s migrant crisis, this time with fellow EU member Romania. In recent months, Orban’s government has controversially erected fences on Hungary’s borders with Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia in a bid to stem the...