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    The Future Belongs to Authoritarian States
    Sep06

    The Future Belongs to Authoritarian States

    After the great Western victory over the Soviet Union in 1991, many echoed Frances Fukiyama’s view that the future belonged to liberal democratic states. And, much like after the Western victories in World War I and World War II, there was a period of significant expansion of democratic regimes around the world after 1991. But, now, 25...

    Live by the Pen, Die by the Sword
    Sep06

    Live by the Pen, Die by the Sword

    The war against journalists in Ukraine is getting bloody. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Proof That Covering Houses In Neon Pink Yarn Makes The World A Better Place
    Sep06

    Proof That Covering Houses In Neon Pink Yarn Makes The World A Better Place

    #ourpinkhouse #finland A photo posted by olek (@oleknyc) on Aug 27, 2016 at 7:41am PDT“Everybody should have a home” is the resounding and incontrovertible message of artist Olek’s recent project “Our Pink House.” If said home is pink, all the better. Olek, the world’s reigning queen of all things involving feminism and yarn, is...

    Estonia Accuses Russia’s Air Force of Violating Airspace
    Sep06

    Estonia Accuses Russia’s Air Force of Violating Airspace

    Estonia has accused the Russian air force of violating its airspace for the fourth time this year, according to a statement by the Baltic country’s Ministry of Defense. The three Baltic countries are undergoing a NATO reinforcement due to the high level of Russian military activity observed near its borders since the start of hostilities in...

    Five reasons Hillary could be blowing it
    Sep06

    Five reasons Hillary could be blowing it

    Everybody who has ever worked for Hillary Clinton, covered her, supported her with clutched rosary and gnarled innards through the darkest days — or even watched her with educated interest from afar — knew this moment would come.With two months to go before the presidential election, a major poll released this morning (CNN/ORC)...

    Loss of Russian market has cost Ukraine $15 billion, Poroshenko says
    Sep06

    Loss of Russian market has cost Ukraine $15 billion, Poroshenko says

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 6 (UPI) — Ukraine’s exit from the Russian market meant the loss of $15 billion in exports, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told parliament Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine President: NATO Membership Remains Strategic Goal
    Sep06

    Ukraine President: NATO Membership Remains Strategic Goal

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said NATO membership remains a “strategic goal” and “an unwavering course” for his country. Speaking to lawmakers at the opening of Ukraine’s new parliament session Tuesday, Poroshenko said Kyiv had reached an unprecedented and very close level of cooperation with alliance members. The cooperation with...

    War In Peace
    Sep06

    War In Peace

    ­­­­­What if warfare—the kind we see in World War II movies—never occurs again? The two great wars of Europe were total, unambiguous, and definitive. There was a beginning (a declaration), a prosecution of conflict, and a clear and declared end, including a postwar occupation and recovery. Histories of such conflict have made great books, and no...

    Russia’s Top Pollster Fears Closure After Being Branded Foreign Agent
    Sep06

    Russia’s Top Pollster Fears Closure After Being Branded Foreign Agent

    Russia’s top non-governmental pollster is being threatened with closure, after the Ministry of Justice denounced the organisation as a “foreign agent” on Monday night. The Levada Center has been providing market and political research in Russia since 1988, but its widely cited surveys have been about the popularity of Russian President...

    Ukraine’s President Warns Of European Appeasement Of Russia
    Sep06

    Ukraine’s President Warns Of European Appeasement Of Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned European allies against the dangers of appeasement in the face of “Russian aggression.” In his annual speech to the country’s parliament on September 6, he cast doubt on the resolve of some countries to back Ukraine as it battles Russia-backed separatists in the east of the...