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    As Cold War II Looms, Washington Courts Nationalist, Rightwing, Catholic, Xenophobic Poland
    Oct16

    As Cold War II Looms, Washington Courts Nationalist, Rightwing, Catholic, Xenophobic Poland

    From Syria to Ukraine, a pesky and newly reinvigorated Vladimir Putin is testing the west. In this new geopolitical face-off, Poland has assumed key strategic importance and will no doubt play a hugely significant diplomatic and even military role. Already, NATO has taken steps to shore up its eastern European flank by dispatching troops and...

    For Ukraine, the EU remains an inspiration
    Oct16

    For Ukraine, the EU remains an inspiration

    The challenges facing our European neighbors seem like minor disturbances to an otherwise hugely successful economic project. …read more Source:...

    Few Russians Believe Separatists Shot Down MH17
    Oct16

    Few Russians Believe Separatists Shot Down MH17

    Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page. The Dutch Safety Board released the results of its year-long investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight...

    Russian Pollster: Kremlin Nurtures Rising Anti-Americanism
    Oct16

    Russian Pollster: Kremlin Nurtures Rising Anti-Americanism

    Russians continue to characterize their country’s relations with the United States negatively. The latest survey by Russia’s biggest remaining independent polling organization, the Levada Center, found that a majority of the population believes U.S.-Russia relations are either “tense” (45%) or “hostile” (29%)....

    US religious freedom report: Anti-Semitism ‘major problem’ around globe
    Oct16

    US religious freedom report: Anti-Semitism ‘major problem’ around globe

    (JTA) — Anti-Semitism “continued to be a major problem around the globe,” the U.S. State Department’s annual International Religious Freedom Report for 2014 found. The 17th annual report, which was released Wednesday, noted that anti-Semitic incidents rose significantly in Western Europe during the 2014 Gaza War between Israel and Hamas as...

    Poll: Ukrainians Express High Interest in Upcoming Election but Few Approve of Parliament
    Oct16

    Poll: Ukrainians Express High Interest in Upcoming Election but Few Approve of Parliament

    The president has a high disapproval rate. …read more Source:...

    Russia Targets Christians, Religious Minorities in Ukraine
    Oct16

    Russia Targets Christians, Religious Minorities in Ukraine

    Russia and its proxy forces have engaged in a systematic campaign in the last year to abuse religious minorities in Ukraine, according to a new report and accounts that have garnered scant attention in the Western press. In its annual report on International Religious Freedom, released Wednesday, the Department of State said that conditions for...

    Egypt, Ukraine Among 5 Elected to UN Security Council
    Oct16

    Egypt, Ukraine Among 5 Elected to UN Security Council

    U.N. member states elected five countries to two-year terms on the Security Council Thursday. Japan, Egypt, Ukraine, Senegal and Uruguay will join the U.N.’s most powerful organ on January 1, 2016. The vote in the U.N. General Assembly garnered little excitement, as regional groups had already decided among themselves which countries to put...

    Saudis Fighting Russia for Europe’s Oil Market
    Oct16

    Saudis Fighting Russia for Europe’s Oil Market

    Saudi Arabia is becoming a nightmare for Russia. First, the Saudis elected to abdicate their role as global oil swing producers, choosing not to cut production (and convincing the rest of OPEC to follow their lead) in the face of plunging crude prices. That decision consigned oil producers around the world to a period of prolonged bargain...

    Meet the Five Newest Members of the U.N. Security Council
    Oct15

    Meet the Five Newest Members of the U.N. Security Council

    They won’t get the power of a veto, but Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, and Uruguay will soon have seats at the horseshoe-shaped table of the United Nations Security Council. In an uncontested vote at the United Nations General Assembly Thursday, the nations were given five of the council’s non-permanent seats. The newly elected...