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    Iran is winning — and they know it
    Jul08

    Iran is winning — and they know it

    A comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran could be just days away. The US and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany (the so-called P5+1) are set to work past a July 9 deadline during negotiations in Vienna, after working through an original deadline of June 30th. And though an anonymous source “close to...

    Ukraine: Is the Retreat of Russian-Backed Rebels for Real?
    Jul07

    Ukraine: Is the Retreat of Russian-Backed Rebels for Real?

    A thunderstorm loomed over Mariupol on the afternoon of July 6. To the north, the sky turned dark and a cool prestorm breeze kicked up as the sounds of distant thunder began to roll in. A waitress at the Natalka coffee shop on Prospekt Lenina smiled and said, “It’s only a storm. Not artillery.” After a nearly five-month-long standoff,...

    Fake letter sparks allegations of US meddling in Ukraine
    Jul07

    Fake letter sparks allegations of US meddling in Ukraine

    An apparently forged letter purporting to come from the Senate’s No. 2 Democrat appeared to show Washington lawmakers meddling in internal Ukrainian politics.Sen. Dick Durbin’s (D-Ill.) signature was faked on the letter apparently sent to Ukrainian… …read more Source: The...

    How Greece Became European
    Jul07

    How Greece Became European

    The School of Athens (Raphael / Public domain) Greece is the cradle of European civilization, but is it even in Europe? The answer might seem obvious: The country is on the European landmass, of course, and it’s part of the European Union—for now at least. But the question has been fraught, and the answers have been unstable, contingent,...

    Ukraine’s First President Blasts Putin as Well as Western Indifference
    Jul07

    Ukraine’s First President Blasts Putin as Well as Western Indifference

    My first trip to Ukraine was in early 1992, six months after independence was declared. During that visit, I interviewed many people but the highlight was my interview with Leonid Kravchuk, the country’s first president. Ever since, and despite the country’s struggles, I have kept my affection for Ukraine and its people. Along with my...

    Talks to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine end without firm results
    Jul07

    Talks to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine end without firm results

    The negotiating group aiming at resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine has ended its latest round of talks without firm results. …read more Source: FOX...

    Talks to Resolve Ukraine Conflict End Without Results
    Jul07

    Talks to Resolve Ukraine Conflict End Without Results

    Talks to resolve the conflict in eastern Ukraine end without firm results …read more Source: ABC...

    Talks to resolve Ukraine conflict end without results
    Jul07

    Talks to resolve Ukraine conflict end without results

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The negotiating group aiming at resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine has ended its latest round of talks without firm… …read more Source:...

    What’s happened to the auto markets in Russia and Argentina is terrifying
    Jul07

    What’s happened to the auto markets in Russia and Argentina is terrifying

    Morgan Stanley’s auto research team has published its May 2o15 Global Auto Databook and for the most part, it’s packed with information about how strongly the global auto industry has recovered since the financial crisis. However, two countries stand out for the collapses that their auto markets have endured. In 2011, Russia saw 39%...

    The Next UN Secretary-General: An Experienced Woman to Foster Global Food Security
    Jul07

    The Next UN Secretary-General: An Experienced Woman to Foster Global Food Security

    Food security and related humanitarian needs present the great unacknowledged challenges of the 21st century. While conflicts in countries like Syria and Ukraine dominate the daily news cycle, and longer-term concerns about climate change and energy security are frequently aired, the problem of hunger and the emergence of new threats to world...