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    EU Parliament Hails Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova Reforms; Eyes Russia Pressure
    Nov15

    EU Parliament Hails Georgia, Ukraine, Moldova Reforms; Eyes Russia Pressure

    European Parliament lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a resolution praising reforms in Georgia, Ukraine, and Moldova and said the three former Soviet republics could eventually be considered for membership in the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Joe Biden almost ran for president in 2016, and he’s not ruling out 2020
    Nov15

    Joe Biden almost ran for president in 2016, and he’s not ruling out 2020

    Biden’s new book shows how close he came to running, and how the death of his son made him reconsider. In 2015, former Vice President Joe Biden had everything lined up to jump into the Democratic primary for president. He had been laying the groundwork for a presidential campaign since 2013, retaining strategists from the Obama campaign,...

    Paul Manafort’s indictment made headlines in Ukraine too
    Nov15

    Paul Manafort’s indictment made headlines in Ukraine too

    Ukrainian investigators hope that the news will help them with investigations into a former leader. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    German Spy Chief Sees Russia as Danger, Cites Military Advances
    Nov15

    German Spy Chief Sees Russia as Danger, Cites Military Advances

    Germany’s spy chief has warned that Russia should be seen as a “potential danger” rather than as a partner in building European security and said its big military exercise in summer showed an alarmingly high level of modernization in its armed forces. Bruno Kahl, head of BND foreign intelligence, made his remarks in a speech at...

    What Hillary Knew About Putin’s Propaganda Machine
    Nov15

    What Hillary Knew About Putin’s Propaganda Machine

    I was a magazine guy.After eight years as managing editor of Time, I left at the end of 2013 to become under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs. It’s a fancy title, but that job is one of the few in Washington that’s tailored for someone with a media background like me. After I was nominated, some of my...

    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...