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    Here are two huge problems that could sink the Russian military in a large-scale war
    Oct21

    Here are two huge problems that could sink the Russian military in a large-scale war

    With a frozen frontline inside of Ukrainian territory, the successful annexation of Crimea, and an ongoing intervention in Syria, Russia’s military prowess appears to be firmly established. But despite the Kremlin’s recent successes, the Russian military faces two deep structural problems that could prove disastrous if it ever faced...

    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...

    Russian Mom Faces Years In Prison For Sharing Posts On Ukraine
    Oct21

    Russian Mom Faces Years In Prison For Sharing Posts On Ukraine

    In Yekaterina Vologzheninova’s opinion, the only things she might be guilty of are her daughter’s messy bedroom and unwashed dishes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mariupol Journal: Sounds of War Recede to Background in an Eastern Ukraine City
    Oct21

    Mariupol Journal: Sounds of War Recede to Background in an Eastern Ukraine City

    Mariupol was on the front lines of separatist battles just months ago, but the conflict has been at a low simmer, creating an odd normalcy in the port city. …read more Source: The New York...