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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    EZ Jewel Box is a real gem
    Mar30

    EZ Jewel Box is a real gem

    Of all the things Elena Zakharov thought possible as a Ukrainian girl growing up in the repressive communist era of the 1970s, cruising through Beverly Hills in a Mercedes Benz was never one of them. Neither was moving to Canada, earning a second degree nor starting her own online jewelry store — yet the 46-year-old mother of two sons has done...

    New Ukraine Coalition Uncertain After Fatherland Party Demurs
    Mar30

    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… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    U.S. to beef up military presence in Eastern Europe
    Mar30

    U.S. to beef up military presence in Eastern Europe

    The officials said the Army will announce Wednesday that it will be sending a full set of equipment with the brigade to Europe. Earlier plans had called for the Pentagon to rotate troops into Europe, where they would have used a set of training equipment pre-positioned there.RELATED LINKSAt five-year mark for Syrian conflict, Putin makes a...

    Ukraine’s Independent MPs Boost Chances of Ending Deadlock
    Mar30

    Ukraine’s Independent MPs Boost Chances of Ending Deadlock

    Several non-aligned Ukrainian lawmakers have agreed to join Ukraine’s biggest faction to help end a political crisis that is stalling Western-backed reforms and vital international financial aid, deputies said on Wednesday. Lawmakers are under pressure to end a deadlock that threatens snap parliamentary elections and has delayed...