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    Sessions Confronts Dem Rep Who Accused Him of Lying
    Nov14

    Sessions Confronts Dem Rep Who Accused Him of Lying

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions confronted Rep. Ted Lieu (D., Calif.) during a House Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday after Lieu accused him of lying about communicating with foreign officials. Sessions had stated on his security clearance form that he had not “had any contact with a foreign government, its establishment…or its...

    Turkey: Europe Out, Middle East In

    By Soner CagaptayAs the primary source of tourists visiting Turkey shifts from Europe to the Middle East, a 150 year-long era comes to a close. Tourism is a major part of Turkey’s economy, generating an estimated $35 billion in annual revenues. In 2014, nearly 37 million tourists made trips there, making Turkey the sixth most visited...

    Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Launches Probe Into Sister Bureau
    Nov14

    Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Launches Probe Into Sister Bureau

    Ukrainian investigators have opened a criminal probe into suspected extortion by members of a sister anti-corruption body. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    5 Ways (Think Weapons) Russia Would Crush China in a War
    Nov14

    5 Ways (Think Weapons) Russia Would Crush China in a War

    Kyle Mizokami Security, Bomber, fighters and more. Although an obsolete design, the Bear is still a capable platform for conducting standoff cruise missile attacks. The Bear doesn’t have to get anywhere near Chinese airspace to loose a salvo of up to eight Kh-101 cruise missiles against Chinese targets. The Kh-101 is Russia’s new...

    World War III in Europe: Imagine if the Soviet Union Invaded NATO? This Simulator Does.
    Nov14

    World War III in Europe: Imagine if the Soviet Union Invaded NATO? This Simulator Does.

    Michael Peck Security, Europe It would have been awful–and bloody. From three decades distant, it is easy to forget that the late 1980s were the high point of the World War That Never Was. Both sides, oblivious to the imminent fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union, had deployed the last cutting-edge technology of the...

    U.S., Russia Envoys Differ On Peace And Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov14

    U.S., Russia Envoys Differ On Peace And Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine

    After talks on the conflict in eastern Ukraine, U.S. and Russian envoys say their countries have “different concepts for how to make peace” but will continue to work to achieve that goal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hillary To Get Her Own Special Prosecutor?
    Nov14

    Hillary To Get Her Own Special Prosecutor?

    Senior federal prosecutors are investigating Hillary Clinton, the sale of Uranium One, and the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, a move that may lead to the appointment of another independent prosecutor, Fox News reports. Under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice ordered prosecutors to examine “certain issues”...

    Why we’re not putting peacekeepers on the ground in Ukraine — or anywhere else
    Nov14

    Why we’re not putting peacekeepers on the ground in Ukraine — or anywhere else

    It’s an awkward moment for Canada to be hosting a UN meeting of defence ministers to talk about peacekeeping … since we’re not really doing that anymore. In fairness, nobody is … because it isn’t really peacekeeping anymore. It’s a very dangerous new world of peacemaking for the soldiers in blue helmets and berets....

    HRW Denounces ‘Intensifying Persecution’ Of Crimean Tatars’ In Crimea
    Nov14

    HRW Denounces ‘Intensifying Persecution’ Of Crimean Tatars’ In Crimea

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) says authorities in Russian-occupied Crimea have “intensified persecution” of Crimean Tatars for their opposition to Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian region in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rights Group Sees Governments Increasing Social Media Manipulation Undermining Democracy
    Nov14

    Rights Group Sees Governments Increasing Social Media Manipulation Undermining Democracy

    Governments worldwide are increasing efforts to manipulate information on social media, undermining democracy and creating an overall decline in Internet freedom, according to Freedom House. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...