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    Nuclear Defense Experts Urge Revitalization of U.S. Ballistic Missile Programs
    Jun07

    Nuclear Defense Experts Urge Revitalization of U.S. Ballistic Missile Programs

    Nuclear defense experts called for a bipartisan effort to revitalize the U.S. ballistic missile programs at this year’s nuclear posture review in a report discussed at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Tuesday. The report, “A New Nuclear Review for a New Age,” reassessed the United States’s relation...

    Why Venezuela Proves That Russia Is Still a World Power
    Jun07

    Why Venezuela Proves That Russia Is Still a World Power

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Americas Russia has acquired in Venezuela, as it has in Syria, a need to preserve the current regime in order to safeguard its investments. One of the problems with continuing to box Russia into the European policy box is that Moscow, while not wielding all the resources of the former Soviet Union, can still wield...

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jun07

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government says at least one soldier was killed and seven others were injured in an apparent uptick in fighting in the country’s east. Fighting between government forces and … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Robert Reich: The art of the Trump-Putin deal
    Jun07

    Robert Reich: The art of the Trump-Putin deal

    (Credit: AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool) This post originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog. Say you’re Vladimir Putin, and you did a deal with Trump last year. I’m not suggesting there was any such deal, mind you. But if you are Putin and you did do a deal, what did Trump agree to do? 1. Repudiate NATO. NATO is the biggest...

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jun07

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government says at least one soldier was killed and seven more injured in an apparent uptick in fighting in the country’s east …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia Set To Try Crimean Tatar Leader On Separatism Charge
    Jun07

    Russia Set To Try Crimean Tatar Leader On Separatism Charge

    A Crimean Tatar leader who has criticized Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine is set to go on trial on June 7. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Winning hearts and minds, international edition
    Jun07

    Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Winning hearts and minds, international edition

    Daily Beast: In one email exchange, a State Department official feels the need to explain that lowering punitive sanctions on the Russian oil industry would be rewarding Moscow—without getting anything from the Kremlin in return. “Russia continues to occupy Ukraine including Crimea—conditions that led to the sanctions have not changed,” the...

    The Daily Vertical: Caymans In The Caucasus
    Jun07

    The Daily Vertical: Caymans In The Caucasus

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Ambassadors Extend Sanctions On Crimea For Another Year
    Jun07

    EU Ambassadors Extend Sanctions On Crimea For Another Year

    The ambassadors of the European Union member states on June 6 decided to extend the block’s investment ban on Crimea for another year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you
    Jun06

    Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland delivers a speech in the House of Commons on Canada’s Foreign Policy in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick “Mr. Speaker, here is a question,” Chrystia Freeland told the House of Commons on Tuesday morning, launching what was advertised as a major...