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    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Will Run for a Fourth Term: Report
    Nov20

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel Will Run for a Fourth Term: Report

    (BERLIN) — Angela Merkel will seek a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor in general elections next year, the German news agency dpa reported Sunday. Dpa, citing sources at the Berlin headquarters of Merkel’s Christian Democrat party, reported that the 62-year-old chancellor also will run to be re-elected as the party’s...

    Report: German Chancellor Merkel’s to seek fourth term
    Nov20

    Report: German Chancellor Merkel’s to seek fourth term

    Repeatedly named “The World’s Most Powerful Woman” by Forbes magazine, Merkel also has been suggested by some as the last powerful defender of liberal values in the West following Donald Trump’s election as the next U.S. president. While she’s never been described as a visionary or earned much praise for stirring...

    Report: German Chancellor Merkel’s to seek fourth term
    Nov20

    Report: German Chancellor Merkel’s to seek fourth term

    BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel will seek a fourth term as Germany’s chancellor in general elections next year, the German news agency dpa reported Sunday. Dpa, citing sources at the Berlin headquarters of Merkel’s Christian Democrat party, reported that the 62-year-old chancellor also will run to be re-elected as the party’s...

    Can America and Russia Both Be Great Again?
    Nov20

    Can America and Russia Both Be Great Again?

    All signs seem to point to a budding bromance between the American president-elect and the Russian president. Donald Trump has praised Vladimir Putin as a strong leader, proposed reconciling with Russia so they can fight terrorism together, raised doubts about America’s commitment to NATO and the independence of Ukraine, and argued that...

    Former Ukraine President Kravchuk: Sanctions Not Enough, Must Negotiate for Peace
    Nov19

    Former Ukraine President Kravchuk: Sanctions Not Enough, Must Negotiate for Peace

    Ukraine’s first president, who help usher in the peaceful dissolution of the Soviet Union 25 years ago, said Ukraine’s leaders today must find a similarly peaceful resolution of the separatist conflict in the east. “We heeded our peoples then and signed the [dissolution] accords, and so why can’t the country leaders today...

    Donald Trump’s Reagan Moment
    Nov19

    Donald Trump’s Reagan Moment

    Sometime before Inauguration Day, President-elect Trump will be briefed on the American plan for nuclear war, inclusive of the role he plays in ordering nuclear weapons release (i.e., the “nuclear codes”.) John F. Kennedy was the first American president briefed on this plan, back in 1961. Afterwards, a shaken Kennedy told his Secretary of State,...

    Leaders mark Soviet Union dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue
    Nov19

    Leaders mark Soviet Union dissolution, urge Ukraine dialogue

    Three former top Soviet officials on Friday marked the signing 25 years ago of the treaty that formally dissolved the Soviet Union, and they used the occasion to urge dialogue on the deadly separatist conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    Trump presidency increases risk for Canadian troops headed to Latvia, Howard Dean says
    Nov19

    Trump presidency increases risk for Canadian troops headed to Latvia, Howard Dean says

    A top Democratic politician says Russian President Vladimir Putin will undoubtedly test U.S. president-elect Donald Trump by moving troops into a former Soviet country – including one where Canadian troops will be operating in 2017. Howard Dean, former governor of Vermont and former chair of the Democratic National Committee, says Trump talked...

    In the bear’s den: Inside Canada’s training mission in Ukraine
    Nov19

    In the bear’s den: Inside Canada’s training mission in Ukraine

    LVIV, Ukraine — “If we were trained the same way before the war started, we wouldn’t have suffered as many casualties,” said Lt. Artem, a 23-year-old Ukrainian army company commander. Strolling off the makeshift battlefield, he took a quick cigarette break with his platoon before starting off on another ‘force on force’ training...

    The Knowns and Unknowns of Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy
    Nov19

    The Knowns and Unknowns of Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy

    By the time modern American presidents receive the keys to the White House, learn the identities of intelligence assets around the world, and obtain the nuclear-weapons codes, they have traditionally been well-defined, both by their long careers in public service by and an arduous election campaign. Their positions have been anchored to a...