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    More Than Two Dozen U.S. Senators Urge Trump To Stay Firm On Russia Sanctions
    Dec08

    More Than Two Dozen U.S. Senators Urge Trump To Stay Firm On Russia Sanctions

    More than two dozen U.S. senators have urged U.S. President-elect Donald Trump not to weaken sanctions targeting Russia for its actions in Crimea and elsewhere in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: Senators urge Trump to reject Russian aggression
    Dec08

    The Latest: Senators urge Trump to reject Russian aggression

    A bipartisan group of senators is urging President-elect Donald Trump to reject Russia’s aggression toward Ukraine …read more Source: U.S....

    U.S. Congress Passes Massive Defense Bill, Including Global Magnitsky Rights Measure
    Dec08

    U.S. Congress Passes Massive Defense Bill, Including Global Magnitsky Rights Measure

    The U.S. Congress has backed legislation giving the president new, broader authority to impose sanctions on human rights abusers worldwide, building on an earlier law that has infuriated the Kremlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgia and Ukraine Come Closer to ‘European Family’ With Visa-Free EU Travel
    Dec08

    Georgia and Ukraine Come Closer to ‘European Family’ With Visa-Free EU Travel

    For Georgia and Ukraine, it’s not just about freer movement. It’s also about being freer societies. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Arrival director Denis Villeneuve on his sci-fi film’s unexpected timeliness
    Dec08

    Arrival director Denis Villeneuve on his sci-fi film’s unexpected timeliness

    “The fact that Arrival seems like a balm on people’s souls means a lot. But it also means the world is really not in a good place.” If you’re one of the millions who’ve seen the sci-fi drama Arrival, about a linguist’s attempts to establish communication with aliens who’ve just landed all over Earth, you might have...

    Fearing it could be Putin’s next target, Estonia prepares for guerrilla warfare that could usher in WWIII
    Dec08

    Fearing it could be Putin’s next target, Estonia prepares for guerrilla warfare that could usher in WWIII

    Ever since Russia annexed Crimea Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, with their large Russian-speaking minorities, have feared they could be next on Putin’s list for ‘reunification’ …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Trump Could Turn Western Values Into a Facade
    Dec08

    Trump Could Turn Western Values Into a Facade

    Joseph Nye is one of America’s top political scientists. He is the former dean of the Harvard Kennedy School and has been chair of the National Intelligence Council and assistant secretary of defense for international security affairs. Alex Görlach, founding editor of the magazine The European, and Constantin Weiss interviewed Nye about his...

    Fearing it could be Putin’s next target, Estonia prepares for guerrilla warfare that could usher in WWIII
    Dec08

    Fearing it could be Putin’s next target, Estonia prepares for guerrilla warfare that could usher in WWIII

    Kaidi Peterkop doesn’t think of herself as a solider. And with her studies and her recent move to Tallinn, Estonia’s picturesque capital, the 22-year old student certainly doesn’t have much time to think about a Third World War. But Peterkop — with her training in small unit tactics, vehicle identification, and battlefield...

    Trump’s Russian Challenge: Managing Expectations
    Dec08

    Trump’s Russian Challenge: Managing Expectations

    The mood is festive in the Russian capital, and expectations are high that Donald Trump’s elections may turn a new page in the difficult relationship between Moscow and Washington. The death spiral of US-Russian ties stretches back through the Barack Obama years to George W. Bush’s second term, when Russia invaded neighboring Georgia....

    Trump Just Keeps Winning: America’s Allies Are Boosting Defense Spending
    Dec08

    Trump Just Keeps Winning: America’s Allies Are Boosting Defense Spending

    Robert C. O’Brien Security, Europe He was accused of undermining our alliances—but they’ve started to pay up. Since the founding of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the United States has carried a disproportionate share of the burden for defending the West. Indeed, today, in addition to America, only four allies meet the...