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    Looking Forward, Nuclear Proliferation Is Still Greatest Existential Threat We Face
    May13

    Looking Forward, Nuclear Proliferation Is Still Greatest Existential Threat We Face

    As a former covert CIA operative, specializing in counter-proliferation, I still believe that the spread of nuclear weapons and the risk of their use is the greatest existential threat we face. Twenty-six years after the end of the Cold War, the world still has more than 15,000 nuclear weapons. Whatever other issues people care about —...

    Romania Turns Hacking Crisis Into Advantage, Helping Ukraine
    May13

    Romania Turns Hacking Crisis Into Advantage, Helping Ukraine

    Ukraine is turning to an unlikely partner in its struggle to defend itself against Russian cyber warfare: Romania. The eastern European country known more for economic disarray than technological prowess has become one of the leading nations in Europe in the fight against hacking. The reason: the country’s own battle against Internet...

    Situation Report: New Navy and Army bosses expected; Rubio looks overseas; China looks to Africa and a bunch more
    May13

    Situation Report: New Navy and Army bosses expected; Rubio looks overseas; China looks to Africa and a bunch more

    By Paul McLeary with Ariel Robinson Big guns. We’re expecting a pretty big day at the Pentagon today, as Defense Secretary Ash Carter is expected to announce President Barack Obama’s nominees to be the next Chief of Staff of the Army and Chief of Naval Operations. Word is that Adm. John Richardson, head of the Navy’s nuclear...

    Nadiya Savchenko’s Letters from Prison, Part 3
    May13

    Nadiya Savchenko’s Letters from Prison, Part 3

    This is the third installment of our publication of the prison writings of Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was abducted by pro-Russian separatists on June 18, 2014, and who has been imprisoned since then. It is also the continuation of the campaign for her release launched by La Règle du Jeu in partnership with Kyiv Post, Ukraina...

    With Ceasefire in Effect, Humanitarians Rush Aid to Yemen
    May13

    With Ceasefire in Effect, Humanitarians Rush Aid to Yemen

    After a particularly deadly day of fighting and airstrikes yesterday, a nominal ceasefire took effect in Yemen at 11 PM local time last night. Though clashes have been reported over the past several hours — including airstrikes against Houthi positions in Abyan and continued fighting between Houthis and local popular militias — the level of...

    Fresh Blast Hits Ukraine’s Government-Held Odesa
    May13

    Fresh Blast Hits Ukraine’s Government-Held Odesa

    An overnight explosion near the Black Sea port city of Odesa has damaged a rail line and delayed trains for hours but reportedly did not cause any injuries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Romania turns hacking crisis into advantage, helping Ukraine
    May13

    Romania turns hacking crisis into advantage, helping Ukraine

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ukraine is turning to an unlikely partner in its struggle to defend itself against Russian cyber warfare: Romania. …read more Source: CNS...

    U.S., NATO say Russia must fully implement Ukraine ceasefire
    May13

    U.S., NATO say Russia must fully implement Ukraine ceasefire

    By Adrian Croft and Tulay Karadeniz ANTALYA, Turkey (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called for a halt to fighting around the… …read more Source:...

    Decade after Uzbekistan massacre, justice remains elusive
    May13

    Decade after Uzbekistan massacre, justice remains elusive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Thousands of protesters jammed into Babur square in the city of Andijan, relishing a rare burst of defiance as one speaker after another condemned hardship under Uzbekistan’s despotic government. …read more Source: CNS...

    Kerry: Now is ‘Critical Moment’ for Ukraine Conflict
    May13

    Kerry: Now is ‘Critical Moment’ for Ukraine Conflict

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said now is a “critical moment” for Russia and pro-Russia separatists to fulfill a peace deal meant to end violence in eastern Ukraine. Kerry made the comment in Antalya, Turkey, where he met Wednesday with NATO foreign ministers. Kerry’s comments follow meetings Tuesday with Russia’s...