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    The Current U.S. Approach to Russia Has Failed: What Should Trump Do?
    Nov30

    The Current U.S. Approach to Russia Has Failed: What Should Trump Do?

    Matthew Rojansky Security, Europe “First, we need to stop obsessing over Putin. Our problem is with Russia.” Editor’s Note: The following is part of a multi-part symposium commissioned by the National Interest and Carnegie Corporation of New York. We asked some of the world’s leading experts about the future of U.S.-Russia...

    Crimea Tensions Mount Over Ukraine Missile Drill
    Nov30

    Crimea Tensions Mount Over Ukraine Missile Drill

    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine are running high over Kiev’s decision to launch a two-day missile drill in the Black Sea, near Crimea’s border with mainland Ukraine, starting Thursday. Ukraine announced plans for the drill in the Black Sea, which will involve missile launches, last week, warning Russian air transport authorities...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...