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    The Myth of a Borderless Internet
    Jun03

    The Myth of a Borderless Internet

    Sang Tan / AP Almost a decade ago now, McDonald’s made a seemingly innocuous decision. On the side of Happy Meals distributed in Morocco in 2008, it put a small map of the region. The map showed a border between the disputed territory of Western Sahara and Morocco—a vision of reality that differed from, among other accounts, Morocco’s...

    Fighting Reported West Of Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Jun03

    Fighting Reported West Of Ukraine’s Donetsk

    Ukraine’s military says separatists have launched an offensive using tanks, mortars, and artillery toward government positions west of the rebel stronghold of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What If the Allies Had Lost World War I?
    Jun03

    What If the Allies Had Lost World War I?

    An early-morning attack by British forces on the Western Front in 1917 (AP) In the spring of 2015, my undergraduate son and I drove the length of the 1914-1918 Western Front, from the British battlefields in Flanders through the French zone in Champagne and Lorraine to the American cemeteries and monuments: Chateau-Thierry, St. Quentin, Belleau...

    Russia’s Online Assault Evaporates Internet Freedom
    Jun03

    Russia’s Online Assault Evaporates Internet Freedom

    The recent threats by Russian authorities to block access to popular U.S.-based websites such as Google come amid a larger and growing effort by the Kremlin to wall off sections of the Internet from Russians. What’s more troubling: there’s new research that suggests the Russian public may be ambivalent. Last week, the Kremlin’s...

    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine
    Jun03

    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in east Ukraine say two civilians in a government-controlled area have been killed amid a surge of shelling as combat flares between the armed forces and separatist rebels. …read more Source: CNS...

    Bank of America thinks investors are suffering from ‘Stockholm syndrome’ — and the outcome looks ugly
    Jun03

    Bank of America thinks investors are suffering from ‘Stockholm syndrome’ — and the outcome looks ugly

    “Stockholm syndrome” is a term used to describe when hostages begin to empathise with, and even trust, their captors. It’s also what Bank of America Merrill Lynch thinks is happening to investors going big on shares right now — and their captors are central banks. The bank’s European Equity Strategy has put out a note...

    Shelling in east Ukraine kills at least three civilians
    Jun03

    Shelling in east Ukraine kills at least three civilians

    At least three civilians have been killed in east Ukraine in a further surge in shelling in several locations along the front line, government and rebel officials said Wednesday. …read more Source: Global...

    Two Civilians Reported Killed In East Ukraine
    Jun03

    Two Civilians Reported Killed In East Ukraine

    Authorities in eastern Ukraine say two civilians in a government-controlled area have been killed as combat flares between the armed forces and separatist rebels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine
    Jun03

    2 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Authorities in east Ukraine say two civilians in a government-controlled area have been killed amid a surge of shelling as combat flares between the armed forces and separatist rebels. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russian Missile Maker: MH17 Shot Down by Ukrainian Missile
    Jun03

    Russian Missile Maker: MH17 Shot Down by Ukrainian Missile

    (MOSCOW) — The Russian maker of the Buk air defense missile system said Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn’t in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian arsenals. Controversy continues over who shot down the plane last summer over eastern...