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    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
    Sep03

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia’s military presence…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Amid Russian Hostility In The Black Sea, US Navy To Sustain Military Presence In Region
    Sep03

    Amid Russian Hostility In The Black Sea, US Navy To Sustain Military Presence In Region

    The U.S. Navy will keep a regular military presence in the Black Sea, according to a press release from the U.S. Naval forces Europe-Africa. The announcement, which was made during a large NATO drill that includes Ukrainian forces, will likely anger Russia, which also has a number of bases and ships in the strategic Black Sea region. …read...

    Nordic, Baltic States Call on Russia to Release Estonian Policeman
    Sep03

    Nordic, Baltic States Call on Russia to Release Estonian Policeman

    Nordic and Baltic foreign ministers, meeting in Copenhagen on Thursday, called on Russia to immediately release an Estonian policeman who they say was “abducted” from his country and jailed for 15 years in a case that violated international law. Eston Kohver was sentenced last month for espionage, in a case that undermined relations...

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
    Sep03

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO on Thursday inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing concerns in the Baltic countries over Russia’s military presence, sparked by the fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    China Parades New ‘Carrier-Killer’ Missile as its Navy Cases Alaska
    Sep03

    China Parades New ‘Carrier-Killer’ Missile as its Navy Cases Alaska

    China has dispatched its navy to patrol the coast of Alaska and unveiled a new “carrier-killing” ballistic missile in a stark display of how its massively increased defense spending is tilting the balance of power in the Pacific. At the same time, however, President Xi Jinping announced in a speech that he aims to cut the People’s...

    Seduction Diplomacy
    Sep03

    Seduction Diplomacy

    As nationalism may seduce the masses, so may vanity have the same effect upon individual diplomats engaged in conflict resolution. While some may debate what strategic interests, conspiracies or prejudices are at play in motivating policy, too frequently it may be the egos of the personalities involved. During the conflict(s) in the former...

    Ukraine Says It Foiled Bombing Of Kyiv Apartment Block
    Sep03

    Ukraine Says It Foiled Bombing Of Kyiv Apartment Block

    Ukraine says it has detained four members of a “pro-Russian nongovernmental organization” suspected of plotting to blow up a block of apartments in the capital, Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
    Sep03

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO has inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing regional concerns over Russia’s military presence, sparked by the fighting in Ukraine.Lithuania, which like its Baltic neighbors Latvia and Estonia, was occupied for nearly five decades by the Soviet...

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis
    Sep03

    NATO opens military center in Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO has inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing regional concerns over Russia’s military presence, sparked by the fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    NATO Opens Military Center in Lithuania amid Ukraine Crisis
    Sep03

    NATO Opens Military Center in Lithuania amid Ukraine Crisis

    With fighter jets roaring overhead, NATO has inaugurated a military center in the Lithuanian capital amid growing regional concerns over Russia’s military presence, sparked by the fighting in Ukraine.Lithuania, which like its Baltic neighbors Latvia and Estonia, was… …read more Source:...