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    Donald Trump Must Offer an Olive Branch to Russia “To Test the Art of the Possible”
    Nov30

    Donald Trump Must Offer an Olive Branch to Russia “To Test the Art of the Possible”

    Michael Kofman Security, Europe “The next administration must understand that absent a course correction, the coming years in our relations will be driven by an entirely negative agenda, largely set by Moscow…” Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and Carnegie...

    What to know about François Fillon, the favorite to be France’s next president
    Nov30

    What to know about François Fillon, the favorite to be France’s next president

    In a matter of weeks, former Prime Minister François Fillon – a deeply Catholic conservative with aims to slash social programs and the man Nicolas Sarkozy liked to call “Mr Nobody” – has shot to the forefront of French politics. His surprise success introduces an increasingly likely presidential stand-off between two conservative extremes: the...

    AP Interview: Lithuania: Trump right on Europe defense costs
    Nov30

    AP Interview: Lithuania: Trump right on Europe defense costs

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Two senior Lithuanian officials have told The Associated Press that President-elect Donald Trump is actually right that Europeans must increase military spending. Trump stunned Washington’s allies during the U.S. election campaign by suggesting that American military guarantees to NATO members could depend on...

    The Case Against Mitt Romney for State
    Nov30

    The Case Against Mitt Romney for State

    Frank Bruni makes the case for Romney as Secretary of State: Over his own two presidential campaigns, Romney became ever more fluent in international issues, and he even showed some prescience, identifying Vladimir Putin’s Russia as a grave menace before other politicians woke up to that. He was ridiculed for dwelling in the past. Turns out...

    SitRep: The Generals Take Washington; Russia Hints at War with Ukraine
    Nov30

    SitRep: The Generals Take Washington; Russia Hints at War with Ukraine

    U.S. Admits Syria Strike Mistake; Pentagon Still Without a Budget; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Moscow Calls Ukraine’s Planned Crimea Missile Tests ‘Provocation’
    Nov30

    Moscow Calls Ukraine’s Planned Crimea Missile Tests ‘Provocation’

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has called Ukraine’s plans to conduct missile tests over the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula a “new large-scale provocation.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Court Upholds Some Sanctions On Russian Businessman
    Nov30

    EU Court Upholds Some Sanctions On Russian Businessman

    An EU court has partly upheld sanctions imposed on Arkady Rotenberg, a Russian businessman and close associate of President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What 6 Top Election Experts Are Saying About the Next Big Step for the 2016 Recount
    Nov30

    What 6 Top Election Experts Are Saying About the Next Big Step for the 2016 Recount

    Click here for reuse options! Wisconsin judge likes hand counts, but won’t order it under state law. A half-dozen of the nation’s top computer scientists who have spent years analyzing how electronic voting machines can malfunction or be hacked to alter vote counts have filed affidavits in the Wisconsin presidential recount in support...

    Speaking Truth With Loathing and Falsehood With Love
    Nov30

    Speaking Truth With Loathing and Falsehood With Love

    In the tsunami of hagiography following the death of Fidel Castro, one of the more fatuous statements came from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, son of pro-Castro Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Trudeau fils described Fidel Castro as a “remarkable leader” who “made significant improvements to the education and healthcare of his island...

    Massive Chernobyl shelter safely put over exploded reactor
    Nov30

    Massive Chernobyl shelter safely put over exploded reactor

    CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — Workers completed a massive shelter over the Chernobyl nuclear plant’s exploded reactor on Tuesday, one of the most ambitious engineering projects in the world that one expert said had closed “a nuclear wound.” …read more Source: Pittsburgh...