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    France Calls Up Reservist Forces After Deadly Nice Rampage
    Jul16

    France Calls Up Reservist Forces After Deadly Nice Rampage

    NICE, France—France called up thousands of reserve security forces Friday as authorities tried to determine why a Tunisian deliveryman known only to be a petty criminal took the wheel of a 19-ton truck and plunged through a terrified seaside crowd on Bastille Day, leaving 84 people dead and more than 200 wounded. Witnesses described how Mohamed...

    The Nice victims: A boy, a police officer, 6 family members
    Jul16

    The Nice victims: A boy, a police officer, 6 family members

    The terror attack on a festive Bastille Day crowd in France indiscriminately killed locals and foreigners alike, men, women and children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six from the same family. Among those who’ve been identified were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians, Swiss...

    Your letters for Saturday July 16: The Tenors, Pride and Trudeau abroad
    Jul16

    Your letters for Saturday July 16: The Tenors, Pride and Trudeau abroad

    No need to even sing the anthem at sporting events Setting aside the fact that The Tenors are not the only ones who have changed the lyrics of O Canada for political reasons recently, one wonders why national anthems must be sung at events such as the MLB All-Star Game at all. The two teams involved were playing for their respective baseball...

    Samantha Power and Henry Kissinger Polar Opposites?
    Jul16

    Samantha Power and Henry Kissinger Polar Opposites?

    By Christoph HeusgenFrom the Balkans and Iraq to Libya: How important are morals in foreign policy making? In the firmament of modern U.S. foreign policy, it is hard to imagine two pivotal policymakers that would seem to be more polar opposites than Samantha Power and Henry A. Kissinger. One is the current U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations...

    Russia’s PAK FA Stealth Fighter: The US Air Force’s Worst Nightmare?
    Jul16

    Russia’s PAK FA Stealth Fighter: The US Air Force’s Worst Nightmare?

    Robert Farley Security, Eurasia A killer in the sky or just a paper tiger? You decide. The PAK FA has played the bugbear for Western air forces for nearly a decade, the terrifying Russian jet that will eat F-35s for breakfast. American aviation analysts in search of something, anything that might threaten U.S. air dominance settled on the PAK FA,...

    The Nice victims: A boy, a businessman, a police official
    Jul16

    The Nice victims: A boy, a businessman, a police official

    The Bastille Day crowd on the waterfront in Nice, France, was a festive mixture of French locals and foreign visitors. The truck that slammed into them late Thursday, apparently intent on hitting as many as possible, did not discriminate: Among the 84 dead who’ve been identified were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians and a Russian. … Click to...

    Edmonton student missing as Trudeau pledges solidarity with France following truck attack
    Jul16

    Edmonton student missing as Trudeau pledges solidarity with France following truck attack

    EDMONTON — A university student remained missing Friday while a second felt lucky to have survived after a deadly truck attack in France. “There is nothing worse than the possibility that you might lose a student, because all of the future and all of the promise that goes with that is no longer there,” said the president of MacEwan...

    Russian images of Malaysia Flight 17 were altered, report finds

    MOSCOW — A group of arms control researchers have determined that two images released by the Russian government, ostensibly to help clarify why a civilian airliner was shot down two years ago, were digitally altered using Photoshop before being posted online. The finding is hardly the first to debunk important elements of the Russian...

    France In Shock After Third Terror Attack In 18 Months
    Jul15

    France In Shock After Third Terror Attack In 18 Months

    Mohamed Lahouajej Bouhlel, 31, a Tunisian citizen living in France, has been identified as the attacker. The death toll stands at 84, including 10 children. At least 202 people were injured, 52 of whom are in critical condition, and 25 of whom are on life support.Bouhlel was a licensed truck driver, and rented the truck used in the attack.A...

    Russia plans for anti-aircraft system in Crimea to keep out NATO jets
    Jul15

    Russia plans for anti-aircraft system in Crimea to keep out NATO jets

    Russia will permanently deploy an advanced air-defense system to Crimea next month as Moscow attempts to fortify the contested Black Sea peninsula from potential NATO intervention, officials said Friday. The S-400 “Triumph” anti-aircraft missile system will be installed on the coastal port of Feodosia in August, said Lt. Col. Eugene...