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    Despite populist campaign rhetoric, public support for NATO grows
    May23

    Despite populist campaign rhetoric, public support for NATO grows

    As President Donald Trump prepares to fly to Thursday’s NATO summit in Brussels, he and his 27 counterparts should look at a new poll of public attitudes on both sides of the Atlantic about their alliance, and about the threat posed by Russia. A Pew Research Center survey released this morning shows public support for NATO has jumped...

    Award-Winning Russian Director Detained, Theater Raided
    May23

    Award-Winning Russian Director Detained, Theater Raided

    At the Cannes Film Festival this year, Russian film director Andrey Zvyagintsev’s masterpiece Loveless is getting a rapturous welcome from critics. Meanwhile in Russia, a former Cannes winner, film and theater director Kirill Serebrennikov, is being hauled off for interrogation at the Investigative Committee, after security personnel raided...

    The Latest: Annan says extremists ‘will lose this time, too’
    May23

    The Latest: Annan says extremists ‘will lose this time, too’

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 6:59 p.m. Former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan says the world must stand together against “the extremists and terrorists” responsible for the attack in Manchester and similar senseless violence elsewhere. Annan told The...

    Hepburn: NATO must offer an ultimatum to Russia – Get out of Ukraine
    May23

    Hepburn: NATO must offer an ultimatum to Russia – Get out of Ukraine

    There is the old saying that when the going gets tough the tough get going. It’s been a long time since the world order has hovered on the brink as it is doing now. In the European Union, some members are leaving, while others are reversing course from open societies to insular ones. North Korea is flexing its nuclear power. The Middle East...

    Our No-Fault Russia Policy
    May23

    Our No-Fault Russia Policy

    Looming over both Moscow’s blatant intervention in the U.S. election and the Trump Administration’s continued struggle to develop a coherent Russia policy is the simple, but persistent question: Who lost Russia? How did Russia go from a fledgling democracy after the fall of the Soviet Union to the authoritarian bully we grapple with...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas For TV, Radio
    May23

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas For TV, Radio

    Lawmakers have approved a bill that would require Ukrainian television and radio stations that broadcast nationwide to have at least 75 percent of their programming in the Ukrainian language. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Realism Doesn’t Need to Be ‘Reclaimed’
    May23

    Realism Doesn’t Need to Be ‘Reclaimed’

    Ted Bromund, Michael Auslin, and Colin Dueck want to “reclaim American realism,” and spell out what they mean by that in a new article for American Affairs. The idea that realism needs to be “reclaimed” is the first sign that the foreign policy they have in mind has little in common with the one most realists want: A new foreign policy can be...

    Attacks on Academics: East Europe, Russia and Turkey
    May23

    Attacks on Academics: East Europe, Russia and Turkey

    By Denise FeldnerLimiting academic freedom is a threat to democracy itself. EU leaders must unite and stand up to this troubling trend. The issue of academic freedom is making international headlines again. Unfortunately, the news is far from positive. Especially surprising is that it has reared its ugly head in several Western and...

    The Latest: UK police arrest man in Manchester
    May23

    The Latest: UK police arrest man in Manchester

    Condemning the bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester, England, Gentiloni told reporters Tuesday in Rome that the summit on Friday and Saturday provides the opportunity to insist that “the cowardliness that snuffs out the lives of young people won’t get the better of our freedom.” July McKenzie, who was shopping when the...

    BC-NJ–Hacked News Releases-Security Fraud, DISREGARD
    May23

    BC-NJ–Hacked News Releases-Security Fraud, DISREGARD

    A federal judge in New Jersey has sentenced a Ukrainian man to 30 months in prison for his role in what prosecutors say was the largest known computer hacking and securities fraud scheme. …read more Source: U.S....