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    Simmer Down on Islam Neo-Cons: Don’t Lead Us Into Another War
    May13

    Simmer Down on Islam Neo-Cons: Don’t Lead Us Into Another War

    From Maher to Geller and Frum, pundits want to fight back hard against Islam. This kind of talk always ends badly. Jeffrey Tayler, a contributing editor to the Atlantic, has joined the Atlantic’s David Frum and Jeffrey Goldberg to warn Western liberals against quieting, solely at their own discretion, the kind of “free speech” that shocks...

    Saudis to design, manufacture new model of the Antonov-32 transport
    May13

    Saudis to design, manufacture new model of the Antonov-32 transport

    Richard TomkinsKIEV, Ukraine, May 13 (UPI) — A Saudi Arabian company is to locally modernize and manufacture an Antonov light cargo aircraft for Saudi and international military and civilian markets. …read more Source: United Press...

    Finland, Once a Eurozone Point of Pride, Is Now Faltering
    May13

    Finland, Once a Eurozone Point of Pride, Is Now Faltering

    Hurt by the sanctions on Russia and the fall of Nokia, the Finnish economy has contracted for two consecutive quarters. …read more Source: The New York...

    A Post-Mortem for European Shale
    May13

    A Post-Mortem for European Shale

    Europe has watched the American shale revolution with envious eyes these last few years, and a number of countries—from the UK to Poland to Lithuania—have attempted to replicate U.S. success. But no one has been able to manage to put together the unique set of circumstances that have helped shale flourish here in the states, and the momentum...

    NATO, Ukraine call out Moscow on ‘deliberate destabilization’ of eastern Ukraine
    May13

    NATO, Ukraine call out Moscow on ‘deliberate destabilization’ of eastern Ukraine

    Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty NATO and Ukraine are calling on Russia to stop its “continued and deliberate destabilization” of eastern Ukraine. In a joint statement issued after meeting in Turkey on May 13, NATO and […] The post NATO, Ukraine call out Moscow on ‘deliberate destabilization’ of eastern Ukraine...

    Kerry says Ukraine Peace Deal at ‘Critical Moment’
    May13

    Kerry says Ukraine Peace Deal at ‘Critical Moment’

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says now is a “critical moment” for Russia and pro-Russia separatists to fulfill a peace deal meant to end violence in eastern Ukraine. VOA’s Jeff Custer has more. …read more Source: Voice of...

    The Nemtsov Files
    May13

    The Nemtsov Files

    Boris Nemtsov, the Russian opposition figure assassinated right outside the Kremlin earlier this year, is speaking from beyond the grave: a report he had been researching at the time of his death, on Russia’s involvement in Ukraine, was released today by his colleague Ilya Yashin.Russia has anywhere between 8,000 and 10,000 troops in...

    Postcommunist Kids Are No Know-It-Alls, After All
    May13

    Postcommunist Kids Are No Know-It-Alls, After All

    The survey’s results appear to dash the widely held assumption about the former communist countries of Europe that while they performed poorly in many areas, at least students there were well educated in math and science. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Observers blast restrictions on citizens in eastern Ukraine
    May13

    Observers blast restrictions on citizens in eastern Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Observers from a European security organization on Wednesday criticized the Ukrainian government for restricting freedom of movement for residents in the war-torn east and urged it to reconsider the permit system it has introduced for crossing the front line. The Kiev government in January introduced travel permits for people...

    Germany’s America Angst
    May13

    Germany’s America Angst

    Not since the end of the Cold War have U.S-German relations loomed so large in international affairs. Ongoing Russian intervention in Ukraine has been met with U.S. and European economic sanctions against Moscow. But Germany’s geographic proximity and commercial ties to Russia give Berlin and Washington different stakes in the...