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    Japan’s Global Re-Emergence: How Japan’s Active Diplomacy Strengthens the Foundations of the U.S.-Japan Alliance
    Apr10

    Japan’s Global Re-Emergence: How Japan’s Active Diplomacy Strengthens the Foundations of the U.S.-Japan Alliance

    The following is an abbreviated summary of the German Marshall Fund’s recently released Policy Brief “Japan’s Global Re-Emergence: How Japan’s Active Diplomacy Strengthens the Foundations of the U.S.-Japan Alliance” co-authored with Sharon Stirling Woolsey Japan has reappeared on the world stage. After 20 years of...

    Ukraine-Russia Gas Talks Postponed
    Apr10

    Ukraine-Russia Gas Talks Postponed

    European Union-brokered talks between Ukraine and Russia about long-term gas supplies have been postponed. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia just held a military exercise in a ‘breakaway republic’ in eastern Europe
    Apr10

    Russia just held a military exercise in a ‘breakaway republic’ in eastern Europe

    Russia held a military exercise in an internationally unrecognized pro-Russian separatist region of Moldova on April 9, the Wall Street Journal reports citing Russian news agencies. The exercise was hosted in the breakaway republic of Transnistria, which the international community overwhelming considers to be part of Moldova. The exercise...

    15 awesome women who outshine their rich and famous husbands
    Apr10

    15 awesome women who outshine their rich and famous husbands

    These wives of some of the world’s most rich and famous men are no slouches. Despite having access to all the money in the world, they have written novels, started companies, edited magazines and practiced law. In addition to their brains and entrepreneurship, many also happen to be gorgeous. From the talented and beautiful Dasha Zhukova to...

    Germany to bring back 100 mothballed tanks, dealing with new needs following Ukraine crisis
    Apr10

    Germany to bring back 100 mothballed tanks, dealing with new needs following Ukraine crisis

    The German military plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service as it deals with increased demands from the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Fights the Enemy at Home
    Apr10

    Russia Fights the Enemy at Home

    With real wages falling by around 9% in Russia in the first part of the year, local protests are starting to bubble up around the country according to the FT: According to the Institute of Collective Action, a non-governmental group of sociologists which records activism across the country, there has been a clear uptick in unrest over the past...

    Russia unveils absurd clothing line inspired by the annexation of Crimea
    Apr10

    Russia unveils absurd clothing line inspired by the annexation of Crimea

    When Russian soldiers annexed Crimea last year, they first showed up in unmarked uniforms. But lately, the Russian government has become more forthright, with President Putin saying that he was surprised by the ease with which his army took control of the peninsula. Now, the Russian defense ministry, teaming up with designer Leonid Alexeev, has...

    Germany to Bring Back 100 Mothballed Tanks
    Apr10

    Germany to Bring Back 100 Mothballed Tanks

    Germany to bring back 100 mothballed tanks, dealing with new needs following Ukraine crisis …read more Source: ABC...

    Pope Francis’ Latest Mission: Stopping Nuclear Weapons
    Apr10

    Pope Francis’ Latest Mission: Stopping Nuclear Weapons

    The Vatican has long opposed nuclear weapons, but Pope Francis is making the cause one of the top diplomatic priorities of his two-year-old papacy. In December, the Vatican submitted a paper calling for total nuclear disarmament to the Vienna Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons. In January, Pope Francis touted nuclear...

    Germany to bring back 100 mothballed tanks
    Apr10

    Germany to bring back 100 mothballed tanks

    BERLIN (AP) — The German military plans to bring 100 mothballed tanks back into service as it deals with increased demands from the Ukraine… …read more Source:...