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    British PM Theresa May: Engage With Putin ‘But Beware’
    Jan27

    British PM Theresa May: Engage With Putin ‘But Beware’

    The West should engage with Russia but remain wary about Moscow’s intentions, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on January 26 ahead of a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Philadelphia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Condemns Nazi Graffiti On Gravestones At Cemetery Outside Kyiv
    Jan27

    Ukraine Condemns Nazi Graffiti On Gravestones At Cemetery Outside Kyiv

    Unidentified vandals have spray-painted Nazi graffiti at a memorial cemetery in Ukraine where some Poles are buried. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Reflections on the Maidan Revolution, a Voyage to Odessa, Donald Trump, Trans-Atlantic Disarray and Ironies of “Western Modernity”
    Jan27

    Ukraine: Reflections on the Maidan Revolution, a Voyage to Odessa, Donald Trump, Trans-Atlantic Disarray and Ironies of “Western Modernity”

    Aghast at the rise of Donald Trump and the slow disintegration of the European Union, many Ukrainians may certainly wonder about the legacy of Maidan. Foremost in the minds of many revolutionaries who sought to topple the unpopular government of Viktor Yanukovych was the overarching need to bring Ukraine into line with supposedly western...

    Theresa May: Trump’s Victory Rooted in ‘The Hopes and Aspirations of Working Men and Women’
    Jan27

    Theresa May: Trump’s Victory Rooted in ‘The Hopes and Aspirations of Working Men and Women’

    British Prime Minister Theresa May made it clear during her foreign policy speech to Republican lawmakers in Philadelphia on Thursday that she hopes to forge a strong relationship with President Trump. “It is in our interests–those of Britain and America together–to stand strong together to defend our values, our interests, and the very ideas in...

    Why Doomsday Is Closer Than You Think
    Jan26

    Why Doomsday Is Closer Than You Think

    Two and a half minutes to midnight. That’s the new setting of the Doomsday Clock, the iconic symbol that attempts to show just how close humanity is to inadvertently ending the world. In an announcement this morning, the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists—which runs the Doomsday Clock—moved the hands of the...

    Weak States: When Should We Worry?
    Jan26

    Weak States: When Should We Worry?

    Dramatic upheaval in the Middle Eastern landscape in recent years has given the United States and its allies renewed appreciation for how weak states affect international security and other foreign policy goals. It has become obvious that the wars in Syria, Iraq, and Libya have threatened Europe’s security. Likewise, the waves of refugees...

    ‘Even a Shining City on a Hill Needs Walls’: Senator Tom Cotton
    Jan26

    ‘Even a Shining City on a Hill Needs Walls’: Senator Tom Cotton

    Tom Cotton, the junior senator from Arkansas, and the future Republican candidate for president (mark my words), has accommodated himself handsomely to the reality of the Trump presidency. On the one hand, this is unsurprising—his political base accommodated itself to Trump (Arkansas gave its adopted daughter, Hillary Clinton, only 34 percent of...

    Poroshenko Signs Decree Allowing NATO Training In Ukraine During 2017
    Jan26

    Poroshenko Signs Decree Allowing NATO Training In Ukraine During 2017

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree allowing troops from the United States and other NATO countries to carry out training missions in Ukraine during 2017. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How One NATO Country is Preparing for Trump
    Jan26

    How One NATO Country is Preparing for Trump

    BODØ AIR FORCE BASE, Norway—When the ready-room alarm went off—high-low, high-low—two Norwegian Air Force pilots pulled on cold-water survival gear, grabbed their flight bags, and sprinted through swirling snow to their hangars. Their decades-old F-16 fighter jets roared to life, and as the airport snowplow halted to let them pass, the jets...

    Why Russian Banks Have an Interest in Washington
    Jan26

    Why Russian Banks Have an Interest in Washington

    In the debate over whether to lift U.S. sanctions against Russia, at least one player has a clear stake in the outcome: Russia’s state-run banks. Sberbank and VTB Group—Russia’s two largest financial institutions—have been lobbying Congress to ease sanctions levied on the banks in 2014 as punishment for the country’s annexation...