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    Weekend Roundup: Why the Arab Spring is Still Flowering in Tunisia
    Nov01

    Weekend Roundup: Why the Arab Spring is Still Flowering in Tunisia

    The savagery of ISIS, the slaughterhouse of Syria’s civil war, the marauding militias in Libya and the restored autocracy in Egypt have devoured the hopes of the Facebook generation that spawned the Arab Spring. In Tunisia alone the spirit of the Jasmine Revolution still flowers. While the character of Tunisian society and culture has much...

    Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays
    Nov01

    Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

    EU Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger, center, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak , left, and Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan sign an agreement that guarantees Russian gas … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Choice Between Voters and Rioters?
    Nov01

    Choice Between Voters and Rioters?

    “Voter fraud” or “voter suppression” defines current contortionist politics, too frequently depending on one’s party affiliation. There are some lessons America can garner from the experience of other societies more recently and perhaps its own before most US voters were born. Democracy frustrated can erupt into...

    Coal Miners Stuck in the Middle of Ukraine’s War
    Oct31

    Coal Miners Stuck in the Middle of Ukraine’s War

    DONETSK, Ukraine—Glistening black sweat rolls down the spine of a beefy miner as he jackhammers bedrock along the shaft at the Chelyuskintsev coal mine in Donetsk, Ukraine’s eastern industrial heartland. Vitaly Khristich is one of hundreds of miners who each day brave the artillery fire that flares between pro-Russian separatists and...

    Ukraine rebel vote drives further wedge between Russia and West
    Oct31

    Ukraine rebel vote drives further wedge between Russia and West

    Pro-Russian separatists controlling swathes of east Ukraine are set to hold leadership polls on Sunday that Moscow has backed despite condemnation from Kiev and the West. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine rebel vote “absolutely illegal” say Kiev residents
    Oct31

    Ukraine rebel vote “absolutely illegal” say Kiev residents

    Pro-Russian separatists controlling swathes of east Ukraine are set to hold leadership polls on Sunday that Moscow has backed despite condemnation from Kiev and the West. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Globe in Ukraine: A slow return to normal life on the front lines
    Oct31

    Globe in Ukraine: A slow return to normal life on the front lines

    While Ukraine’s civil war still rages in some pockets, something like peace has settled over other front lines since a September ceasefire …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Red Hot Chilly Peoples
    Oct31

    Red Hot Chilly Peoples

    Ukraine and Russia have settled their natural gas dispute — for now. But that doesn’t mean the wider conflict is anywhere near resolved. …read more Source: Foreign...

    America Just Lost One Of Its Top Counter-Terror Partners In Africa
    Oct31

    America Just Lost One Of Its Top Counter-Terror Partners In Africa

    After 27 years in power, Blaise Compaore, president of Burkina Faso, has been overthrown following a wave of popular protests. Faso joins Ukraine’s Viktor Yanukovych — the Kremlin client tossed from the presidency during widespread protests in Kiev this past February — as the only other world leader ejected from office as the result of a...

    World War 3 News: Russia Simulated an Attack on 90,000 People in Denmark
    Oct31

    World War 3 News: Russia Simulated an Attack on 90,000 People in Denmark

    As Vladimir Putin and Russia spark fears about a world war 3 erupting in Europe, it’s been revealed that the country simulated an attack on Denmark earlier this year. Russia carried out the simulated attack on the Danish island of Bornholm over the summer, while the island was occupied by numerous elected officials and journalists for an...