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    Ghosts of Babi Yar: A Visit to the Ravine Where Nazis Murdered 150,000
    Mar29

    Ghosts of Babi Yar: A Visit to the Ravine Where Nazis Murdered 150,000

    KYIV, Ukraine—Seventy-four years later, I reached up and broke off a small piece of a branch that was long and gray. It was bent in the strange, contorted ways it had blindly grown to look for light here at the cold bottom of the ravine, where the forest canopy above had turned the sunny spring day into dark winter’s night. The branch...

    Saving the South China Sea Without Starting World War III
    Mar29

    Saving the South China Sea Without Starting World War III

    Van Jackson Security, Asia Washington must boost Asian nations’ reconnaissance. Greater operational transparency in the South China Sea has become a strategic imperative, and the United States needs to treat it as such by investing greater resources and political capital toward increasing the shared maritime awareness of Southeast Asian...

    Top US General: ‘No Doubt’ Russia Stabilized Syrian Regime
    Mar29

    Top US General: ‘No Doubt’ Russia Stabilized Syrian Regime

    The top U.S. general says he has “no doubt” that Russian intervention in Syria propped up the government of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. “With respect to Russian activity in Syria, there’s absolutely no doubt that they stabilized the regime, and they have put themselves in a position to influence the political...

    Russian Airstrikes ‘Targeted Civilian Infrastructure’ In Syria And Killed More Than 1,000 People
    Mar29

    Russian Airstrikes ‘Targeted Civilian Infrastructure’ In Syria And Killed More Than 1,000 People

    The opening phase of Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria killed at least 1,096 civilians and targeted almost every type of infrastructure needed for survival by those caught in the crosshairs, according to new analysis.Researchers from Airwars, a non-profit group monitoring the casualties from airstrikes in Syria, said on Tuesday that they...

    Forefront of Ukraine’s Cyberwar
    Mar29

    Forefront of Ukraine’s Cyberwar

    In June of 2015, a small software and security programming outfit called eQualit.ie received $473,738 in funding from the Canadian government “to deliver digital security training and software to human rights defenders and activists in Ukraine.” …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    The Activists On The Forefront Of Ukraine’s Cyberwar
    Mar29

    The Activists On The Forefront Of Ukraine’s Cyberwar

    In June of 2015, a small software and security programming outfit called eQualit.ie received $473,738 in funding from the Canadian government “to deliver digital security training and software to human rights defenders and activists in Ukraine.”Last month, the fruits of its labor a program called Deflect DDoS mitigation was put to the...

    Stéphane Dion: On ‘responsible conviction’ and Liberal foreign policy
    Mar29

    Stéphane Dion: On ‘responsible conviction’ and Liberal foreign policy

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Stephane Dion with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right to left, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie Marie-Claude Bibeau and Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan during a press conference at the National Press Theatre on Feb. 8, 2016. (Sean Kilpatrick, CP) For the record, prepared remarks...

    Polish leader goes to US summit, no talks planned with Obama
    Mar29

    Polish leader goes to US summit, no talks planned with Obama

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president is traveling to Washington for a security summit but has no meeting scheduled with President Barack Obama. Observers in Poland say controversial government policies may be the reason. President Andrzej Duda’s schedule, released Tuesday, includes no meetings with Obama or any key U.S....

    Despite Western Paranoia, Russia Unlikely to Attack the Baltic States
    Mar29

    Despite Western Paranoia, Russia Unlikely to Attack the Baltic States

    When the Cold War closed many people believed that history had ended. Peace had descended upon the earth. The lion was about to lie down with the lamb. The Second Coming seemed on its way. Europe was certain to be free and undivided. Alas, it hasn’t worked out that way. But no worries. At least NATO officials are happy. Following Russian...

    New Ukraine Coalition Uncertain After Fatherland Party Demurs
    Mar29

    New Ukraine Coalition Uncertain After Fatherland Party Demurs

    Ukraine’s prospects of forming a new coalition — vital to get IMF loan talks back on track — were thrown into fresh doubt on Tuesday after Yulia Tymoshenko pressed demands as the price of taking her Fatherland Party into an alliance. Her remarks dampened expectations of an imminent deal to end months of political infighting that have...