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    5 global crises that could confront Trump’s new foreign policy team
    Nov23

    5 global crises that could confront Trump’s new foreign policy team

    Syria. North Korea. China. Ukraine. Iran. Simmering threats may soon test President Trump. …read more Source: USA...

    Members of Canadian Forces more likely to die by suicide: report
    Nov23

    Members of Canadian Forces more likely to die by suicide: report

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA – The Canadian military says 18 service members died by suicide last year. The findings are contained in a report published today...

    What’s So Great About American World Leadership?
    Nov23

    What’s So Great About American World Leadership?

    How has America come to elect a president who so starkly repudiated decades’ worth of the largely bipartisan vision of U.S. global leadership? And if that vision won’t be the basis of American foreign policy in the 21st century, what will replace it?The big message of 2016 is that large numbers of American voters, Democrat and...

    The election probably wasn’t hacked. But Clinton should request recounts just in case.
    Nov23

    The election probably wasn’t hacked. But Clinton should request recounts just in case.

    Earlier this year, US intelligence agencies blamed the Russian government for leaking emails stolen from senior Democrats in an attempt to influence the US election. We also know that someone — likely the Russian government — tried to hack voting infrastructure in Ukraine to change the outcome of the election there. So could the Russian...

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats
    Nov23

    Ukraine appoints young woman to lead purge of bureaucrats

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine’s justice minister has appointed a 23-year-old law graduate to lead a campaign to purge officials tainted by corruption of the ousted regime, a second woman in her early 20s with little experience appointed for a top job in the past week. The “lustration” — the term in Eastern Europe for a post-communist...

    The dawn of the strongman era is here
    Nov23

    The dawn of the strongman era is here

    Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin to the G20 Summit. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) Nothing signalled the Trudeau government’s surprise at Donald Trump’s victory more clearly than the snap offer to open negotiations on NAFTA. “We’re ready to come to the table,” Canada’s ambassador...

    How Europe Can Survive the Populist Onslaught in a Post-Trump, Post-Brexit World
    Nov23

    How Europe Can Survive the Populist Onslaught in a Post-Trump, Post-Brexit World

    Close Is there really an international wave of a hard-right populism? Are the masses rising up around the world to topple corrupt elites? Or is talk of this colossal political shift just jargon, guff and cocktail chatter concocted by analysts searching for patterns when the victories of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election and...

    Russia says its missile deployment to disputed Pacific islands shouldn’t hurt peace talks with Japan
    Nov23

    Russia says its missile deployment to disputed Pacific islands shouldn’t hurt peace talks with Japan

    Dmitry Astakhov/RIA Novosti/Poo/ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – The deployment of Russian missile systems on the Kurile islands should not influence efforts to settle the long-running territorial dispute between Moscow and Tokyo over the islands, the Kremlin said on Wednesday. Russian media reported on Tuesday that the Bastion and Bal anti-ship...

    Germany, France propose Ukraine meeting in Minsk next week
    Nov23

    Germany, France propose Ukraine meeting in Minsk next week

    Germany’s foreign minister says he and his French counterpart have proposed a meeting next Tuesday with their Russian and Ukrainian colleagues to discuss peace efforts in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Germany, France propose Ukraine meeting in Minsk next week
    Nov23

    Germany, France propose Ukraine meeting in Minsk next week

    Germany’s foreign minister says he and his French counterpart have proposed a meeting next Tuesday with their Russian and Ukrainian colleagues to discuss peace efforts in eastern Ukraine. Frank-Walter Steinmeier … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...