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    Six Ukrainian Servicemen Killed, 14 Wounded In Country’s East
    Jun13

    Six Ukrainian Servicemen Killed, 14 Wounded In Country’s East

    The Ukrainian military says six of its servicemen have been killed and 14 others wounded in eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours, threatening a fragile truce with pro-Russian separatists controlling parts of the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US, Russian Navies Meet For First Time Since Ukraine Crisis To Discuss Ways To Avoid Accidental Clashes
    Jun13

    US, Russian Navies Meet For First Time Since Ukraine Crisis To Discuss Ways To Avoid Accidental Clashes

    The U.S. and Russian navies held talks earlier this week to discuss how to avoid accidental clashes between both forces at sea and in the air, a U.S. naval official said Friday. It was the first meeting involving naval officials from both countries since the crisis in eastern Ukraine deteriorated ties between Washington and Moscow. …read...

    Ukrainian Consulate Attacked In Southern Russia
    Jun13

    Ukrainian Consulate Attacked In Southern Russia

    Ukraine’s consulate in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don has been vandalized. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Putin hates Japan’s PM more than he does Harper
    Jun13

    Why Putin hates Japan’s PM more than he does Harper

    Stephen Harper can be forgiven for being a bit peeved, miffed or even frustrated that his vigorous condemnation of Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine have drawn little more than a stifled yawn from the Russian leader. It’s true that there has been a bit of an uptick in the number of long-range Russian bomber aircraft brushing up...

    Photos:  Salt Lake Glows Red in Ukraine
    Jun13

    Photos: Salt Lake Glows Red in Ukraine

    Lake Koyashskoye glows pink and red throughout the summer. …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine May Freeze Debt Payments To Fund War
    Jun12

    Ukraine May Freeze Debt Payments To Fund War

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says Kyiv could halt its debt repayments to creditors if no immediate deal is found with private lenders. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Playing with Fire
    Jun12

    Playing with Fire

    When UK Prime Minister David Cameron set out on his tour of the Continent late last month, the European leaders who received him likely knew what he was going to tell them: that the clock was ticking on Britain’s EU membership, and that the choice the British people will make a couple of years from now depends on them. Indeed UK Foreign...

    Interview with Harvard University Professor and Renowned International Relations Scholar, Joseph Nye
    Jun12

    Interview with Harvard University Professor and Renowned International Relations Scholar, Joseph Nye

    Joseph Nye is a University Distinguished Professor at Harvard University. He was also the former Dean of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and an Assistant Secretary of Defense under the Clinton administration. In October 2014, Nye was appointed to Foreign Affairs Policy Board. His latest book, published earlier this year is...

    China’s Expansion in the South China Sea: A Return to Great Power Politics
    Jun12

    China’s Expansion in the South China Sea: A Return to Great Power Politics

    While the ongoing campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and the looming threat of Russian intervention in Ukraine have understandably captured the attention of most U.S. foreign policy observers, recent events underscore that the most important long-term challenge confronting the United States remains the rise of China....

    Why the French Army Collapsed at Waterloo
    Jun12

    Why the French Army Collapsed at Waterloo

    After the two sides had been nearly equal for most of the day at the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon ordered his elite Imperial Guard to charge, and, shortly afterward, the French front abruptly collapsed, with a completeness that was unprecedented on any side in the Napoleonic Wars and perhaps in the preceding centuries. According to several...