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    Russia to Deploy Troops to Counter Growing NATO Presence
    May04

    Russia to Deploy Troops to Counter Growing NATO Presence

    Russia says it will deploy three divisions of troops along its borders to counter NATO’s increasing military presence in Eastern Europe. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday after a meeting in Moscow that the new divisions will be stationed along Russia’s western and southern borders. “The Defense Ministry is taking a...

    Pragmatic Engagement
    May04

    Pragmatic Engagement

    The United States is exceptionally secure. No country today presents a clear and imminent security threat in the way that Germany, Japan, or the Soviet Union did in the 20th century. In the short and medium term there is also no alternative value system that could displace America’s conception of individual liberty and a market-oriented...

    America’s Pivot to Asia Actually Led to Drop in Security Assistance for Southeast Asia
    May04

    America’s Pivot to Asia Actually Led to Drop in Security Assistance for Southeast Asia

    In 2011, the Obama administration launched an approach to East Asia called the “rebalance to Asia.” One aspect of the rebalance was supposed to be strengthening security relationships in Southeast Asia, including through bilateral security assistance. Yet an analysis of U.S. security assistance to Southeast Asian nations shows that,...

    NATO Alliance Gets New Supreme Commander
    May04

    NATO Alliance Gets New Supreme Commander

    NATO’s new supreme allied commander, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, said Wednesday the alliance should consider what weaponry it could provide so Ukraine can better combat a pro-Moscow insurgency. “I do believe that we should support the Ukrainians with what they need to successfully defend their territory and their...

    NATO’s New Commander: Ready To Fight If Deterrence Fails
    May04

    NATO’s New Commander: Ready To Fight If Deterrence Fails

    NATO’s new supreme commander, General Curtis Scaparrotti, says Russia’s aggressive behavior must be met by force should deterrence fail. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO alliance gets new supreme commander
    May04

    NATO alliance gets new supreme commander

    NATO’s new supreme allied commander, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, said Wednesday the alliance should consider what weaponry it could provide so Ukraine can better combat a pro-Moscow insurgency. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    ‘Art Silos’ Rise In The Harbor Of Catania, Sicily
    May04

    ‘Art Silos’ Rise In The Harbor Of Catania, Sicily

    They’ve been here since the 1950s, these silos for wheat and corn on the harbor of Catania on the east coast of the island of Sicily at the foot of Mount Etna. Twenty-eight meters tall and facing the Ionian Sea, they are now some of the largest canvasses in Italy by a small group of international and local street artists.Interesni Kazki....

    NATO alliance gets new supreme commander
    May04

    NATO alliance gets new supreme commander

    NATO’s new supreme allied commander, U.S. Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, said Wednesday the alliance should consider what weaponry it could provide so Ukraine can better combat a pro-Moscow insurgency. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Major Security Breaches Found In Google And Yahoo Email Services
    May04

    Major Security Breaches Found In Google And Yahoo Email Services

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Hundreds of millions of hacked usernames and passwords for email accounts and other websites are being traded in Russia’s criminal underworld, a security expert told Reuters.The discovery of 272.3 million stolen accounts included a majority of users of Mail.ru , Russia’s most popular email service, and...

    Is War With Russia Possible?
    May04

    Is War With Russia Possible?

    Stephen F. CohenThe US is undermining opportunities for cooperation in Syria and Ukraine while escalating NATO’s military presence near Russia. …read more Source: The...