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    Ukraine Psych Wards Prepare For PTSD
    Mar26

    Ukraine Psych Wards Prepare For PTSD

    As young men return from the battlefields in east Ukraine, the country’s underfunded psych wards are scrambling to treat the psychological wounds of war. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin: Western Intel Services Aiming to Destabilize Russia
    Mar26

    Putin: Western Intel Services Aiming to Destabilize Russia

    President Vladimir Putin says that Western intelligence services have set it as their goal to destabilize Russia especially during upcoming elections, according to the Kremlin’s website. In a speech Thursday in Moscow before top officials of the Federal Security Service, he said that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and politicized...

    Time for America to Pivot to a 21st Century Foreign Policy
    Mar26

    Time for America to Pivot to a 21st Century Foreign Policy

    Nothing illustrates the time warp that has gripped America’s foreign policy today better than two events that took place a few days ago, one in Europe and the other in Asia. The first was The U.S. Army’s announcement that a convoy of American armored-vehicles would soon drive 1,100 miles across Europe, to demonstrate to the Russians...

    Savchenko’s Request To Replace Judge Rejected
    Mar26

    Savchenko’s Request To Replace Judge Rejected

    The request of Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko to replace the judge at her trial has been rejected. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Exclusive: West holds off on Ukraine aid pledges, seeking reforms
    Mar26

    Exclusive: West holds off on Ukraine aid pledges, seeking reforms

    By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) – International lenders are delaying plans to offer Ukraine billions of dollars on concerns Kiev cannot… …read more Source:...

    War in Syria Pushes Asylum Applications to 22-Year High: U.N.
    Mar26

    War in Syria Pushes Asylum Applications to 22-Year High: U.N.

    The war in Syria, armed conflicts around the world and sustained human rights abuses have pushed asylum applications in industrialized countries to the highest rate in 22 years, the United Nations refugee agency said on Thursday. Applications for asylum in 44 industrialized countries reached around 866,000 in 2014, a 45 percent increase from...

    Twitter launches Meerkat-killer app Periscope
    Mar26

    Twitter launches Meerkat-killer app Periscope

    Washington (AFP) – Twitter on Thursday launched its streaming video application Periscope, a move that could dampen enthusiasm for the rising online star Meerkat, which offers a similar service.The Periscope app, like Meerkat, allows anyone to stream live video to a wide audience with their smartphone.The new app “lets you share and...

    China Challenges America’s Financial Leadership
    Mar26

    China Challenges America’s Financial Leadership

    On March 20, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters that under the right circumstances, his government might become a member of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). In Washington, which has urged allies to steer clear of the AIIB, jaws dropped. Tokyo, Washington’s closest Asian ally, is disregarding U.S....

    Putin Says Russia Will Not ‘Make Concessions’ to Pressures From West
    Mar26

    Putin Says Russia Will Not ‘Make Concessions’ to Pressures From West

    MOSCOW— President Vladimir Putin has vowed that Russia will stand firm in the face of what he described as Western attempts to isolate the country politically and pressurize its economy. Speaking Thursday before officials of the Federal Security Service, Putin said Moscow has no intention to “make concessions or bend down” and that “no one has...

    The Retreatniks
    Mar26

    The Retreatniks

    The new talking point for the Republican Party — actually, it’s an old talking point in expensive new clothing — is “America is in retreat.” That’s the title of a recent book by Bret Stephens, a Wall Street Journal columnist who believes that he’s discovered a virus of “neo-isolationism”...