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    More Evidence NATO is Past its Prime: European Shrimps Lecture American Whale
    Sep13

    More Evidence NATO is Past its Prime: European Shrimps Lecture American Whale

    Denmark is a shrimp in the European ocean. A pleasant place to live, it is a geopolitical nullity. No one much cares what the Danes think about the world because, well, they can’t do much to change it. Unless they gain control of another nation’s military. Most notably that of the biggest whale around, the U.S. The last NATO Secretary...

    The Crisis of Liberal Order
    Sep13

    The Crisis of Liberal Order

    The liberal world order, a system based on open borders and open societies, is increasingly under attack. In the past, it was mainly left-wing anti-capitalists and right-wing nationalists who fulminated against globalization, while the mainstream consensus was solidly behind it. Not anymore.xIn the United States, the Republican presidential...

    Nationalist Eastern European Leaders Have A Deeply Troubling Vision For Europe
    Sep13

    Nationalist Eastern European Leaders Have A Deeply Troubling Vision For Europe

    “Young people born in today’s Eurozone have no future ahead of them, unlike our youth born in the East,” Hungary’s brash, xenophobic Prime Minister Viktor Orban said at the 26th Economic Forum earlier this month. All eyes were on the mini-summit of Southern European nations that took place in Athens last week. But what if...

    Oliver Stone: Snowden Is A Patriot Who Wants To Come Home
    Sep12

    Oliver Stone: Snowden Is A Patriot Who Wants To Come Home

    The famed director of “JFK” and “Wall Street” talks about his new film, “Snowden,” about Edward Snowden the man, the totalitarian character of “surveillance capitalism” and Russian President Vladimir Putin.You portray Edward Snowden in your film not as a traitor, but as an information age patriot defending American citizens from their own...

    Ukraine Reports Surrender of Russian Soldier in East
    Sep12

    Ukraine Reports Surrender of Russian Soldier in East

    Ukraine’s military intelligence has announced that a Russian serviceman in east Ukraine has given himself up and shared information about the pro-Russian forces in the region. Ukrainian forces have been fighting armed separatist groups in its eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions (known collectively as Donbas) since 2014. Ukraine and its...

    Russia Open To Out-Of-Court Settlement In Ukraine Debt Case
    Sep12

    Russia Open To Out-Of-Court Settlement In Ukraine Debt Case

    The Russian finance minister is planning to meet next month with his Ukrainian counterpart for talks on Kyiv’s multi-billion-dollar bond default. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia willing to settle Ukraine’s $3 billion debt out of court
    Sep12

    Russia willing to settle Ukraine’s $3 billion debt out of court

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, Sept. 12 (UPI) — Russia is willing to settle the question of $3 billion in Ukrainian debt out of court, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said Monday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Our Warped Understanding of ‘Strength’ in Foreign Policy
    Sep12

    Our Warped Understanding of ‘Strength’ in Foreign Policy

    Dan Drezner makes an important and often overlooked point: One could counter that Putin’s geopolitical grabs in Ukraine and Syria show his increasing influence — except that it’s worth remembering that in 2008, Putin had stable, loyal cronies in charge of both countries. He’s now lost Ukraine, and Syria is a war zone....

    SitRep: Exclusive With Embattled Navy Officer; Syria Ceasefire Starts Monday
    Sep12

    SitRep: Exclusive With Embattled Navy Officer; Syria Ceasefire Starts Monday

    Russian War Games in Crimea; Pentagon Arsenal Plane Still Far Off; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    The Daily Vertical: An Illegitimate Duma
    Sep12

    The Daily Vertical: An Illegitimate Duma

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...