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    Why Record Numbers Of Ukrainian Jews Are Fleeing To Israel
    Mar16

    Why Record Numbers Of Ukrainian Jews Are Fleeing To Israel

    On a recent afternoon, a large white van pulled up to a red brick building on the outskirts of Dnepropetrovsk, a city in eastern Ukraine. A woman with a plump face and dark eyes stepped out. She smiled hesitantly, looking out at one of several newly built transit centres for displaced Ukrainian Jews.The driver of the van took care of her bags,...

    Glavin: Inside Obama’s foreign-policy depravity
    Mar16

    Glavin: Inside Obama’s foreign-policy depravity

    A temptation to be vigorously resisted, perhaps especially at the worst of times, is the urge to pronounce that the American epoch is finally over, that the fat lady is singing, and that the United States, so recently the world’s sole superpower, is now just another country. Like Brazil, maybe, or Australia, but without the kangaroos....

    Ukrainian Player Called ‘Traitor’ For Opting To Play In Russia
    Mar16

    Ukrainian Player Called ‘Traitor’ For Opting To Play In Russia

    With tensions between Kyiv and Moscow at all-time highs, even the transfer of top Ukrainian soccer player Yevhen Seleznyov to a club in Russia stirs passions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Withdrew from Syria Because He Thrives on Instability
    Mar16

    Putin Withdrew from Syria Because He Thrives on Instability

    In the Post, Ralph Peters argues that Putin pulled out of Syria to avoid letting Iran gain too much power. Putin didn’t go into Syria because Assad was a pal. He sent in his air power and his commandos to expand Russia’s regional influence as American power ebbed. He thought he saw a not-to-be-missed strategic opportunity. And he...

    Ukrainian Jews Are Fleeing The Country — For Israel
    Mar16

    Ukrainian Jews Are Fleeing The Country — For Israel

    On a recent afternoon, a large white van pulled up to a red brick building on the outskirts of Dnepropetrovsk, a city in eastern Ukraine. A woman with a plump face and dark eyes stepped out. She smiled hesitantly, looking out at one of several newly built transit centres for displaced Ukrainian Jews.The driver of the van took care of her bags,...

    Corruption Threatens Ukraine’s Hard-Earned Freedom
    Mar16

    Corruption Threatens Ukraine’s Hard-Earned Freedom

    KYIV—The idyllic days of the Maidan revolution are over. With the stench of corruption rising from a government that once inspired so much hope, Ukraine is overwhelmed with disillusionment and a clouded political future. Ukraine’s respected economy minister Aivaras Abromavicius resigned suddenly in February declaring that he would not...

    Is the Time of the Russlandversteher Over?
    Mar16

    Is the Time of the Russlandversteher Over?

    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...

    Amid Russian Aggression, Poland To Replace Old Soviet-Built Fighting Vehicles In $21 Billion Upgrade
    Mar16

    Amid Russian Aggression, Poland To Replace Old Soviet-Built Fighting Vehicles In $21 Billion Upgrade

    The Polish military will spend up to $21 billion to replace its Soviet-era infantry fighting vehicles, according to the European country’s deputy defense minister. The eagerness to replace the vehicles comes amid efforts by Warsaw to become less reliant on Soviet and Russian designed military hardware amid Moscow’s two-year-long...

    Fleeing Eastern Ukraine: Europe’s Jewish Exodus (Part 2)
    Mar16

    Fleeing Eastern Ukraine: Europe’s Jewish Exodus (Part 2)

    In the wake of recent terror attacks in Europe several of which targeted Jewish institutions some politicians and religious leaders have predicted an exodus of Jewish people from the continent. In some ways, the numbers stack up. Last year, a record 8,000 Jews arrived in Israel from France with another 15,000 coming from Eastern Europe.But some...

    English Canada: Journey To The Back Of The Bus
    Mar16

    English Canada: Journey To The Back Of The Bus

    Canada is a nation founded upon journeys. From the arrival of our earliest migrants, to the construction of our trans-national railway, to those who boarded the rail lines to settle our western provinces, ours is a nation founded by travellers from distant lands. Canada’s past is filled with colourful stories of journeymen and women— early...