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    NATO and Russia Return to the Nuclear Precipice
    Mar31

    NATO and Russia Return to the Nuclear Precipice

    Nick Ritchie, Peter Rutland Security, Eurasia The stakes of escalation are the highest they’ve been since the Cold War. In one year’s time, it is possible that Donald Trump will be sitting in the White House. Across Europe, too, nationalist leaders are on the rise. What are the security implications of these developments? One of the...

    The Exit Solution?
    Mar30

    The Exit Solution?

    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...

    Lost Souls from the Ukrainian War
    Mar30

    Lost Souls from the Ukrainian War

    Two years into the conflict, prisoners of war from both sides remain in limbo. …read more Source: Foreign...

    U.S. Commander: Increased Rotation of U.S. Combat Units To Europe Beginning Next Year
    Mar30

    U.S. Commander: Increased Rotation of U.S. Combat Units To Europe Beginning Next Year

    A top U.S. military commander has announced more frequent rotations of U.S. combat units to Eastern Europe beginning early next year, citing an “aggressive Russia” as the main reason for the increase. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Historian Claims Associated Press Had Mutually Beneficial Pact With Nazi Germany to Retain Hitler Regime Access
    Mar30

    Historian Claims Associated Press Had Mutually Beneficial Pact With Nazi Germany to Retain Hitler Regime Access

    As the “marine corps of journalism,” the Associated Press, turns 170 years old this year, new questions are being raised by some historians about the news organization’s credibility when it comes to covering totalitarian states, including Nazi Germany in the 1930s and 1940s. According to German historian Harriet Scharnberg, the AP made a...

    The End of the Beginning in Syria
    Mar30

    The End of the Beginning in Syria

    A boy plays on rubble in the rebel-held besieged town of Douma, Syria. Bassam Khabieh / ReutersFive years ago this week, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gave a television address about the largely peaceful protests against his rule. “Let us act as quickly as possible to heal our wounds and restore harmony to our larger family and maintain love...

    Glavin: A foreign policy of irresponsible contradiction?
    Mar30

    Glavin: A foreign policy of irresponsible contradiction?

    It’s quite true, as Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion asserted on Tuesday, that you don’t have to be a Liberal to be mostly amenable to the mandate Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set out for Canada’s engagement with the world. The advancement of Canada’s economic and security interests, a leading role on climate...

    Is Belgium’s Nuclear Security Up to Scratch?
    Mar30

    Is Belgium’s Nuclear Security Up to Scratch?

    Belgium’s counterterrorism efforts are once again being called into question following the recent tragedies in Brussels. The attacks were carried out against soft targets—the public check-in area of Brussels Airport and Maelbeek metro station—but a series of unusual and suspicious occurrences were also reported at nuclear facilities in the...

    Russia says 2 cyclists, water polo player test positive
    Mar30

    Russia says 2 cyclists, water polo player test positive

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s troubles with the banned substance meldonium resurfaced Wednesday when officials confirmed that two track cyclists and an Olympic hopeful water polo player had failed doping tests. Anastasia Chulkova, who won the points race at the 2012 world track championship, and former European bronze medalist Pavel Yakushevsky...

    The Malthusian Holocaust
    Mar30

    The Malthusian Holocaust

    “The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting,” wrote Milan Kundera about the struggle against communism. After totalitarianism, this struggle is against selective forgetting. Official Russia today “remembers” the Soviet and Russian efforts to save the countries between Russia and Germany from foreign and...