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    Canada strips citizenship of ex-Nazi for a fourth time
    Jul26

    Canada strips citizenship of ex-Nazi for a fourth time

    MONTREAL (JTA) — A 93-year-old ex-Nazi stripped of his Canadian citizenship for an unprecedented fourth time is vowing to appeal the decision yet again. Last week, Canada revoked the citizenship of Helmut Oberlander, a retired developer in Waterloo, Ontario, who has been accused of hiding his Nazi past before obtaining citizenship in 1960. The...

    Obscure Law Drawing Focus In Russia Probe Rarely Ends In Prosecution
    Jul26

    Obscure Law Drawing Focus In Russia Probe Rarely Ends In Prosecution

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminal prosecutions are rare for people who fail to register as foreign agents, according to a top Justice Department official who testified Wednesday about an obscure law receiving new attention amid investigations into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia. Adam Hickey, a deputy assistant attorney general, told...

    EU Warns US it May Respond Swiftly to Counter New Sanctions on Russia
    Jul26

    EU Warns US it May Respond Swiftly to Counter New Sanctions on Russia

    The European Union warned on Wednesday that it was ready to act within days to counter proposed new U.S. sanctions on Russia, saying they would harm the bloc’s energy security. Sanctions legislation overwhelmingly approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday has angered EU officials: they see it as breaking transatlantic unity...

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader
    Jul26

    U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader

    Perry spoke to the pair about the Paris climate agreement and the possibility of using pig manure as a power source in a 22-minute conversation. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Reportedly Loses Ukrainian Citizenship
    Jul26

    Ex-Georgian President Saakashvili Reportedly Loses Ukrainian Citizenship

    Reports say President Petro Poroshenko has revoked the Ukrainian citizenship of Georgia’s former president, Mikheil Saakashvili, who had served as the governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region from May 2015 to November 2016. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia To Raise Firepower In South To Neuter NATO Air ‘Threat’
    Jul26

    Russia To Raise Firepower In South To Neuter NATO Air ‘Threat’

    NATO allies have deployed a limited number of aircraft in Romania, which borders Ukraine, to assist with its air patrols. Russia is not happy. …read more Source:...

    Glavin: Has Canada just given up – and decided to join with Beijing?
    Jul26

    Glavin: Has Canada just given up – and decided to join with Beijing?

    “There is a saying that if you can’t beat them, join them.” That was the telling choice of words former Liberal cabinet minister Martin Cauchon settled on back in November 2011 in greeting the news that Huawei Canada, the subsidiary of an opaquely governed Chinese telecommunications conglomerate long encumbered by its reported links to...

    Kyiv Cuts Electricity Supply To Separatist-Held Parts Of Donetsk Region
    Jul26

    Kyiv Cuts Electricity Supply To Separatist-Held Parts Of Donetsk Region

    Ukraine’s state power company says it has terminated electricity supplies to the parts of the Donetsk region that are controlled by Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Europe Warns Against Tightened U.S. Sanctions on Russia
    Jul26

    Europe Warns Against Tightened U.S. Sanctions on Russia

    The European Union is pushing back against the House-approved measure to strengthen sanctions against Russia, arguing “America first cannot mean that Europe’s interests come last.”“The U.S. bill could have unintended unilateral effects that impact the EU’s energy security interests,” Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission...

    New Artillery Rounds Will Help Restore America’s Conventional Deterrence
    Jul26

    New Artillery Rounds Will Help Restore America’s Conventional Deterrence

    Dan Goure Security, The U.S. can no longer take its dominance as a given Once upon a time, the U.S. was the world’s sole military superpower. Commentators coined the phrase “the American way of war.” This term referred primarily to the employment of superior air and space capabilities to dominate the initial period of...