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    Obama Calls for Orderly Brexit Transition Ahead of NATO Summit
    Jul08

    Obama Calls for Orderly Brexit Transition Ahead of NATO Summit

    After arriving in Warsaw early Friday morning for a NATO summit in what is expected to be his final presidential trip to the continent, U.S. President Barack Obama said he expects a smooth break-up between Britain and the European Union. “As difficult as it will be, I am confident that the UK and the EU will be able to agree on an orderly...

    Nazi Death Squad Member Wins Canada Citizenship Court Battle
    Jul08

    Nazi Death Squad Member Wins Canada Citizenship Court Battle

    A 92-year-old man who has admitted being a former Nazi death squad member has won a court victory in Canada, stopping the country’s efforts to revoke his citizenship. Canada has revoked Helmut Oberlander’s citizenship three times since 1995 but on each occasion this has been overturned on appeal, with the latest ruling made Thursday....

    Obama: NATO Must Make ‘Concrete’ Commitments To Face Challenges
    Jul08

    Obama: NATO Must Make ‘Concrete’ Commitments To Face Challenges

    U.S. President Barack Obama says that NATO must summon the political will and make commitments to meet challenges from Islamic State (IS) extremists, Russia, Britain’s “Brexit” vote to leave the European Union, and conflicts that have prompted millions of people to seek refuge in Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Belarus Is Latest Target of Russia’s Use of Oil and Gas as Geopolitical Weapons
    Jul08

    Belarus Is Latest Target of Russia’s Use of Oil and Gas as Geopolitical Weapons

    Image: Belarusian flag. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com The West found out firsthand on January 7 of 2009 how Russia uses oil and gas as geopolitical weapons. That was the day in the dead of winter when Gazprom halted its gas supplies to Ukraine in a dispute over price and money that it said Ukraine owed it. At the time, Russia supplied a third of...

    Brexit on his mind, Obama arrives in Poland for NATO summit
    Jul08

    Brexit on his mind, Obama arrives in Poland for NATO summit

    WARSAW, Poland — President Barack Obama opened a five-day, two-country mission early Friday to buck up a beleaguered Europe and brush back an aggressive Moscow. On what is expected to be his last presidential visit to the continent, Obama is due to attend a summit of NATO allies in Warsaw, before moving on to Seville and Madrid for his first...

    Trudeau rattles a sabre at Russia
    Jul08

    Trudeau rattles a sabre at Russia

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Davos, Switzerland on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan Canada’s planned deployment of a battlegroup to Eastern Europe to confront a newly belligerent Russia goes a long way toward overturning the narrative that sees Prime Minister...

    Fictional Video Shows Washington, D.C. Being Obliterated by a Nuclear Weapon
    Jul08

    Fictional Video Shows Washington, D.C. Being Obliterated by a Nuclear Weapon

    Harry J. Kazianis Security, Could this really happen? If history tells us anything, the answer is a shocking yes. The present national security environment America faces today is loaded with challenges as far as the eye can see—but it might just be the dangers we don’t see coming or fail to see, those that are so difficult to imagine, so...

    For tiny Estonia, deterring Russia requires major backup
    Jul08

    For tiny Estonia, deterring Russia requires major backup

    HARI SREENIVASAN: Tonight, our series Fault Lines takes us to Estonia. Unlike Ukraine, where we spent the last two nights, Estonia is a member of NATO, one of the alliance’s smallest countries, but among its most committed members. Today, Estonians say they need NATO more than ever because their fears about a resurgent Russia are the...

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service
    Jul08

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service

    “It’s war of past and future,” says the 26-year-old head of the customs house in Odessa, Ukraine. “A war against corruption, war against this old way of thinking, war against Soviet heritage, and war for a modern Ukraine.” …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service
    Jul08

    Stakes are high in attempt to clean up a notoriously bribe-heavy customs service

    “It’s war of past and future,” says the 26-year-old head of the customs house in Odessa, Ukraine. “A war against corruption, war against this old way of thinking, war against Soviet heritage, and war for a modern Ukraine.” …read more Source: Public Radio...