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    Obama to Travel to Greece, Germany, Peru after Election Day
    Oct26

    Obama to Travel to Greece, Germany, Peru after Election Day

    President Barack Obama will travel to Europe and Latin America the week after the presidential election. It’s expected to be his last major foreign trip before he leaves office in January. The White House says Obama will arrive in Greece on Nov. 15 to meet with President Procopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Obama plans to...

    What the world is thinking about the U.S. election
    Oct26

    What the world is thinking about the U.S. election

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The president of the United States is often called the leader of the free world. And with just two weeks left in the campaign, it can be relatively safely said that many eyes overseas are keeping close tabs on the race for the White House. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant has been sampling opinion on his recent travels through...

    One Day’s Worth of Federal Spending Per Year Can Avert U.S. Military Defeat in Europe
    Oct25

    One Day’s Worth of Federal Spending Per Year Can Avert U.S. Military Defeat in Europe

    Loren B. Thompson Security, United States The United States is facing a potential military crisis in Europe, and not enough is being done to avert it. The United States is facing a potential military crisis in Europe, and not enough is being done to avert it. The problem is that a resurgent Russia is moving to reclaim lost influence along its...

    Bad History Doesn’t Make Friends
    Oct25

    Bad History Doesn’t Make Friends

    Kiev’s glorification of wartime Ukrainian nationalists threatens to turn away its Western allies — just when it needs them the most. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Norway to Host U.S. Troops in Move Likely to Upset Russia
    Oct25

    Norway to Host U.S. Troops in Move Likely to Upset Russia

    Norway will host 330 U.S. marines on a rotational deployment in January, in a move likely to increase tensions with Russia. The country’s Ministry of Defense announced Tuesday that the U.S. troops were “highly welcome” in Norway, one of the few NATO members to share a border with Russia. Members of the alliance have been on high alert since...

    How the U.S. Election Has Derailed Obama’s ‘Pivot’ to Asia
    Oct25

    How the U.S. Election Has Derailed Obama’s ‘Pivot’ to Asia

    The great paradox of the U.S. presidential election campaign is that it has helped achieve some of China’s cherished strategic aims ― weakening the U.S.-led post-World War II alliance system in the region and undermining a central plank of U.S. President Barack Obama’s “pivot” to Asia, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or the TPP. By...

    Kremlin Expanding Cyber Efforts in ‘Information War’
    Oct25

    Kremlin Expanding Cyber Efforts in ‘Information War’

    In Russia’s so-called “information war” with the West, the pro-Kremlin youth group SET (Network) is a foot soldier fighting primarily on the internet. At their roomy headquarters in an upscale office compound in Moscow, the group designs online videos criticizing the West and praising President Vladimir Putin – videos they...

    Hacked: Putin Aide’s Emails Detail Alleged Plot to Destabilize Ukraine
    Oct25

    Hacked: Putin Aide’s Emails Detail Alleged Plot to Destabilize Ukraine

    Ukrainian hackers have allegedly stolen the emails of Vladislav Surkov. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Is Russia Killing Off Eastern Ukraine’s Warlords?
    Oct25

    Is Russia Killing Off Eastern Ukraine’s Warlords?

    After a string of brutal murders, Donbass leaders are worried that someone very powerful wants them dead. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Kasparov Says Confrontation With West Putin’s ‘No. 1 Goal’
    Oct25

    Kasparov Says Confrontation With West Putin’s ‘No. 1 Goal’

    Kremlin foe Garry Kasparov says President Vladimir Putin is resorting to “external aggression” and increased confrontation with the West to bolster his image as Russia’s leader and maintain a “dictatorship” in the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...