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    Back To The Future: Echoes Of Soviet Past In Modern Russia
    Oct21

    Back To The Future: Echoes Of Soviet Past In Modern Russia

    On the occasion of Back To The Future day, here’s a look at several aspects of Soviet life at the time of the 1989 release of the Hollywood trilogy’s second installment that have made a comeback in contemporary Russia under President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Glavin: The very least Canada can do is resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees now
    Oct21

    Glavin: The very least Canada can do is resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees now

    It wasn’t exactly auspicious, the way Justin Trudeau chose to set the inaugural tone for his new Liberal government at that rally in Ottawa on Tuesday by way of introducing himself to Canada’s “friends around the world,” whoever they might be. “Many of you have worried that Canada has lost its compassion over the past 10 years. I have...

    Russia’s Intervention in Syria: Protracting an Already Endless Conflict
    Oct21

    Russia’s Intervention in Syria: Protracting an Already Endless Conflict

    Russia’s intervention in Syria has introduced a dangerous new dynamic into an already volatile and complex conflict. Rather than advancing its self-proclaimed objective of fighting terrorism, many more Russian strikes have targeted moderate rebels — “vetted” and supported by the United States — as well as other...

    Putin’s Bipolar Disorder
    Oct21

    Putin’s Bipolar Disorder

    There may not be an Iron Curtain descending on the Eurasian landmass, but there is an emerging bipolar order. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Putin Might Extend Russia’s anti-ISIS Operations to Iraq
    Oct21

    Why Putin Might Extend Russia’s anti-ISIS Operations to Iraq

    On October 6, 2015, Federation Council Chairman Valentina Matviyenko declared that Russia would launch airstrikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) in Iraq, if the Iraqi government gave Russia the green light to intervene. As the Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi and Iraqi Shiite leaders have both called for Russian participation in...

    Why China’s Belt and Road Plan Is the Best Way to Lift the Global Economy
    Oct21

    Why China’s Belt and Road Plan Is the Best Way to Lift the Global Economy

    BEIJING — The much-talked-about “Belt and Road Initiative” has been gaining attention ever since it was first proposed by President Xi Jinping of China in 2013. So has the recent birth of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Silk Road Fund. B&R has been offered as an innovative mode of cooperation in global...

    Netanyahu causes uproar by linking Palestinians to Holocaust
    Oct21

    Netanyahu causes uproar by linking Palestinians to Holocaust

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sparked an uproar in Israel on Wednesday for suggesting that a World War II-era Palestinian leader persuaded the Nazis to adopt their Final Solution to exterminate 6 million Jews.Holocaust experts and survivors slammed Netanyahu’s comments as historically inaccurate and serving the...

    Netanyahu Causes Uproar by Linking Palestinians to Holocaust
    Oct21

    Netanyahu Causes Uproar by Linking Palestinians to Holocaust

    JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sparked an uproar in Israel on Wednesday for suggesting that a World War II-era Palestinian leader convinced the Nazis to adopt their Final Solution to exterminate 6 million Jews. Holocaust experts and survivors slammed Netanyahu’s comments as historically inaccurate and serving the interests of...

    Ukraine Takes Russia To WTO Over Railway Equipment
    Oct21

    Ukraine Takes Russia To WTO Over Railway Equipment

    Ukraine has launched a trade dispute at the World Trade Organization (WTO) with a complaint about Russia’s restrictions on Ukrainian-made railway equipment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is the US Abetting World Order or Disorder?
    Oct21

    Is the US Abetting World Order or Disorder?

    Stephen F. CohenHow the ‘sulking superpower’ is resisting peaceful outcomes from Syria to Ukraine. …read more Source: The...