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    France urges EU sanctions against Libya ‘spoilers’
    Mar14

    France urges EU sanctions against Libya ‘spoilers’

    BRUSSELS (AP) — France is urging the European Union to impose sanctions against officials in Libya accused of blocking the unity government… …read more Source:...

    @Kady’s Watchlist for Mar. 14 – Harjit Sajjan heads to Ukraine as House goes on hiatus
    Mar14

    @Kady’s Watchlist for Mar. 14 – Harjit Sajjan heads to Ukraine as House goes on hiatus

    With the House of Commons once again on hiatus, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and his parliamentary secretary, John McKay, are taking advantage of the break to head across the Atlantic for a whirlwind European tour. According to the schedule released by his office, the pair are slated to meet “defence counterparts” in Ukraine, Poland and...

    What President Trump’s Foreign-Policy Team Might Look Like
    Mar14

    What President Trump’s Foreign-Policy Team Might Look Like

    To: DJT From: McConnell Since the Romney attack, it’s clear that much of the GOP establishment will fight your nomination tooth-and-nail, won’t support you after you win, would prefer Hillary. One guy who advises Marco on foreign policy took that further and said he’d prefer mass murderer Joseph Stalin to you. This attitude...

    ‘War Is My Life’: A Journey Along the Front Lines in Ukraine
    Mar13

    ‘War Is My Life’: A Journey Along the Front Lines in Ukraine

    SHCHASTYA, Ukraine—The late winter weather in Ukraine alternates among frigid, cool, snow, and rain—teasing the arrival of spring. The 2-year-old war, which has ravaged eastern Ukraine, killing more than 10,000 and displacing more than 1 million, is as fickle as the weather—teasing the possibility of peace without ever achieving it. Both sides of...

    A look at the unlikely man who may be Syria’s best hope for peace
    Mar13

    A look at the unlikely man who may be Syria’s best hope for peace

    Denis Balibouse/ReutersDismissed by critics as a diplomatic dandy, hailed by allies as a creative consensus-builder, Staffan de Mistura takes the hot seat in Geneva on Monday as the man in charge of forging peace in Syria. In an impeccable suit and pince-nez spectacles, the Swedish-Italian diplomat looks as though he’d be more comfortable...

    US envoy John Kerry meets Europe’s top diplomats in Paris
    Mar13

    US envoy John Kerry meets Europe’s top diplomats in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with new French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and Europe’s top diplomats to discuss major international issues including the Syria peace talks. The British, German and Italian foreign ministers and the EU foreign policy chief were also joining the meeting Sunday in Paris. The...

    The EU-Turkey Plan Won’t Stop Migration, But It Could Make It More Dangerous
    Mar12

    The EU-Turkey Plan Won’t Stop Migration, But It Could Make It More Dangerous

    Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we speak with The Guardian’s migration correspondent Patrick Kingsley about the EU-Turkey plan on the refugee crisis.As borders across Europe slammed shut to migrants and refugees this week, European Union leaders reached a...

    The EU-Turkey Plan Won’t Stop Migration, But It Could Make It More Dangerous
    Mar12

    The EU-Turkey Plan Won’t Stop Migration, But It Could Make It More Dangerous

    Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. This week, we speak with The Guardian’s migration correspondent Patrick Kingsley about the EU-Turkey plan on the refugee crisis.As borders across Europe slammed shut to migrants and refugees this week, European Union leaders reached a...

    Mr. Spock at the “sh*t show”: Barack Obama, the rise of Trump and a world gone crazy
    Mar12

    Mr. Spock at the “sh*t show”: Barack Obama, the rise of Trump and a world gone crazy

    Barack Obama does not much appreciate being blamed for the rise of Donald Trump. But after reading Jeffrey Goldberg’s immense article on “The Obama Doctrine” in the Atlantic, which was based on several lengthy interviews with the president and his inner circle of advisors, I suspect Obama also knows that the charge contains a germ of truth,...

    The Word in Tokyo: Crimea
    Mar12

    The Word in Tokyo: Crimea

    It took a recent trip to Japan to hear “Crimea” mentioned whenever the subject of Russia came up. Two years after Russia invaded Ukraine, starting with Crimea and its illegal annexation, one rarely hears about the peninsula these days in Europe or the United States. Distracted by Russian actions in Syria, Western government officials and analysts...