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    U.S. Assumes Arctic Council Leadership Amid Increasing Tension in the Far-North
    Apr25

    U.S. Assumes Arctic Council Leadership Amid Increasing Tension in the Far-North

    Last weekend, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin sparked a minor diplomatic crisis when he decided to visit the Norwegian island of Svalbard. Blacklisted from entering most of Europe due to sanctions related to Russian actions in Ukraine, Rogozin stopped on the Arctic island en route to a Russian scientific mission on the North Pole. He...

    Armenians, world leaders mark anniversary of 1915 massacre
    Apr25

    Armenians, world leaders mark anniversary of 1915 massacre

    YEREVAN, Armenia — The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still stirs bitter feelings as both sides argue over whether to call it genocide. The annual April 24 commemorations mark the day when 250 Armenian intellectuals...

    No Deal in Sight for Greece
    Apr24

    No Deal in Sight for Greece

    Greece is one step closer to running out of money, after a meeting of European finance ministers Friday closed without a deal or any indication that a compromise over a needed influx of bailout money was likely before the end of the month. The impasse is bringing Athens closer to default and the possible need to leave the eurozone. Instead of an...

    ‘Arma Virumque Cano’ – Militarism and Parades in Asia
    Apr24

    ‘Arma Virumque Cano’ – Militarism and Parades in Asia

    In my life I have participated in several military parades. Of these, two stand out. As an officer candidate in the Austrian Army, I marched in step to the tune of the Radetzky March past a crowd — my Uncle Winfried and Aunt Waltraud among them — down an alley leading to Eggenberg Palace, in Graz. It was late fall and chilly dark....

    Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic
    Apr24

    Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

    IQALUIT, Canada (AP) — The U.S., Russia and other Arctic nations say they’re looking past Ukraine’s civil war and other tensions to prevent oil spills near the North Pole and combat climate change in a place warming faster than the rest of the world. …read more Source: U.S....

    Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation on climate change, oil spill prevention in Arctic
    Apr24

    Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation on climate change, oil spill prevention in Arctic

    The U.S., Russia and other Arctic nations say they’re looking past Ukraine’s civil war and other tensions to prevent oil spills near the North Pole and combat climate change in a place warming faster than the rest of the world. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine calls for arms supplies as Russian troops worry NATO
    Apr24

    Ukraine calls for arms supplies as Russian troops worry NATO

    Russia voices concern about U.S. plans to supply modern weaponry to Ukraine. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic
    Apr24

    Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

    By BRADLEY KLAPPER IQALUIT, Canada (AP) — The U.S., Russia and other Arctic nations say they’re looking past Ukraine’s civil war and other tensions to prevent oil spills near the North Pole and combat climate change in a place warming faster than the rest of the world.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic
    Apr24

    Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

    IQALUIT, Canada (AP) — The U.S., Russia and other Arctic nations say they’re looking past Ukraine’s civil war and other tensions to prevent oil… …read more Source:...

    Savvas Xiros and the Greek-American Relations
    Apr24

    Savvas Xiros and the Greek-American Relations

    The characteristic pathologies of two dysfunctional states allow “Revolutionary Organization 17 November” to keep damaging U.S.-Greek relations 13 years after 17N’s collapse in July 2002. Ambassador Pearce’s press statement regarding the release of convicted 17N member Savvas Xiros (“a profoundly unfriendly...