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    Five Priorities for Europe’s Transatlantic Strategy
    Sep23

    Five Priorities for Europe’s Transatlantic Strategy

    Amidst periodic calls from the policy community (including some by me on these pages) for the United States to develop a new grand strategy for Europe, there is also a growing realization in key European capitals that the Transatlantic relationship requires more from Europe than the usual tactical “muddling through.” Security optics in Europe...

    Semena Says Verdict ‘Great Detriment To Russian Journalism’
    Sep23

    Semena Says Verdict ‘Great Detriment To Russian Journalism’

    A court in Russia-occupied Crimea found RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena guilty on a charge of separatism and handed him a 2 1/2 year suspended sentence on September 22. According to the prosecutor, Semena had called for the violation of Russia’s territory integrity in his writing. Outside the court in Simferopol, Semena told RFE/RL’s...

    The Simple Reason why Russia’s Military Is Back
    Sep23

    The Simple Reason why Russia’s Military Is Back

    Dave Majumdar Security, North America And ready for anything. Overall, the DIA analysis—like its Cold War-era predecessor Soviet Military Power that was first published in 1981—is hawkish in its outlook. Only time will tell if the DIA’s analysis proves to be accurate, but as we learned after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of...

    Kyiv ‘Disappointed’ As Romanian President Cancels Ukraine Visit Over Language Bill
    Sep23

    Kyiv ‘Disappointed’ As Romanian President Cancels Ukraine Visit Over Language Bill

    Kyiv has voiced disappointment after Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said he would not travel to Ukraine next month in protest over a bill that obliges schools to teach in the Ukrainian language only. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv ‘Disappointed’ As Romanian President Cancels Ukraine Visit Over Language Bill
    Sep23

    Kyiv ‘Disappointed’ As Romanian President Cancels Ukraine Visit Over Language Bill

    Kyiv has voiced disappointment after Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said he would not travel to Ukraine next month in protest over a bill that obliges schools to teach in the Ukrainian language only. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Washington events focus on Ukraine and the importance of U.S. support
    Sep23

    Washington events focus on Ukraine and the importance of U.S. support

    WASHINGTON – U.S. relations with and future support for Ukraine was the focus of two important gatherings in the nation’s capital held in recent days. The first, a massive reception held September 12 in the very spacious hall of the U.S. Institute of Peace, was hosted by the Embassy of Ukraine to mark the 26th anniversary of Ukraine’s...

    Explosion Injures Two Israeli Pilgrims At Rosh Hashanah Celebrations In Ukraine
    Sep21

    Explosion Injures Two Israeli Pilgrims At Rosh Hashanah Celebrations In Ukraine

    A celebration of Rosh Hashanah in the central Ukrainian city of Uman has been marred by an explosion that authorities say lightly injured two Israeli pilgrims. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Watchdog Calls On Ukraine To Establish Independent Anticorruption Court
    Sep21

    Watchdog Calls On Ukraine To Establish Independent Anticorruption Court

    Transparency International on September 20 called on Ukraine to create an independent anticorruption court to strengthen the country’s efforts to fight corruption. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’
    Sep21

    Crimean Tatar Leader Tells Court He’s ‘Only A Citizen Of Ukraine’

    A Russian prosecutor in Crimea has recommended a suspended sentence for Ilmi Umerov, a Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Doctrine Makes No Sense
    Sep21

    Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Doctrine Makes No Sense

    In the lead-up to President Donald Trump’s maiden speech before the United Nations General Assembly, there were whispers that we would see a new Trump. After weeks of being schooled by Chief of Staff John Kelly, the White House’s own Henry Higgins, our nativist president would renew America’s commitment to upholding the world...