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    World War III in Europe: Imagine if the Soviet Union Invaded NATO? This Simulator Does.
    Nov14

    World War III in Europe: Imagine if the Soviet Union Invaded NATO? This Simulator Does.

    Michael Peck Security, Europe It would have been awful–and bloody. From three decades distant, it is easy to forget that the late 1980s were the high point of the World War That Never Was. Both sides, oblivious to the imminent fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union, had deployed the last cutting-edge technology of the...

    Hillary To Get Her Own Special Prosecutor?
    Nov14

    Hillary To Get Her Own Special Prosecutor?

    Senior federal prosecutors are investigating Hillary Clinton, the sale of Uranium One, and the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, a move that may lead to the appointment of another independent prosecutor, Fox News reports. Under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice ordered prosecutors to examine “certain issues”...

    U.S., Russia Envoys Differ On Peace And Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov14

    U.S., Russia Envoys Differ On Peace And Peacekeepers In Eastern Ukraine

    After talks on the conflict in eastern Ukraine, U.S. and Russian envoys say their countries have “different concepts for how to make peace” but will continue to work to achieve that goal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why we’re not putting peacekeepers on the ground in Ukraine — or anywhere else
    Nov14

    Why we’re not putting peacekeepers on the ground in Ukraine — or anywhere else

    It’s an awkward moment for Canada to be hosting a UN meeting of defence ministers to talk about peacekeeping … since we’re not really doing that anymore. In fairness, nobody is … because it isn’t really peacekeeping anymore. It’s a very dangerous new world of peacemaking for the soldiers in blue helmets and berets....

    HRW Denounces ‘Intensifying Persecution’ Of Crimean Tatars’ In Crimea
    Nov14

    HRW Denounces ‘Intensifying Persecution’ Of Crimean Tatars’ In Crimea

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) says authorities in Russian-occupied Crimea have “intensified persecution” of Crimean Tatars for their opposition to Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian region in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rights Group Sees Governments Increasing Social Media Manipulation Undermining Democracy
    Nov14

    Rights Group Sees Governments Increasing Social Media Manipulation Undermining Democracy

    Governments worldwide are increasing efforts to manipulate information on social media, undermining democracy and creating an overall decline in Internet freedom, according to Freedom House. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    British Prime Minister Theresa May Accuses Russia of Sowing Discord in the West
    Nov14

    British Prime Minister Theresa May Accuses Russia of Sowing Discord in the West

    British Prime Minister Theresa May has accused the Kremlin of destabilizing eastern Ukraine, mounting a campaign of cyber espionage in Europe, and “planting fake stories” to “sow discord in the West.” Speaking at the Lord Mayor’s banquet in London Monday, May’s unequivocal rebuke of Putin stands in marked contrast to U.S. President...

    Here Is How America Can Bring Peace to Ukraine
    Nov14

    Here Is How America Can Bring Peace to Ukraine

    Doug Bandow Security, Europe If Washington were to take NATO membership off the table, it would remove Moscow’s incentive to keep the Ukrainian conflict alive. The Trump administration reportedly plans to propose a peacekeeping force for Ukraine. The initiative would have a greater chance of success if Washington offered a package that made...

    Spain Sees Russian Interference in Catalonia Separatist Vote
    Nov14

    Spain Sees Russian Interference in Catalonia Separatist Vote

    Madrid believes Russian-based groups used online social media to heavily promote Catalonia’s independence referendum last month in an attempt to destabilize Spain, Spanish ministers said Monday. Spain’s defense and foreign ministers said they had evidence that state and private-sector Russian groups, as well as groups in Venezuela,...

    60,000 joined a Polish nationalist march. Should Jews be worried?
    Nov14

    60,000 joined a Polish nationalist march. Should Jews be worried?

    Some of the tens of thousands of nationalists who marched through Warsaw, Nov. 11, 2017. (Jakob Ratz/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) (JTA) — The sight of far-right activists waving racist banners and shouting anti-Semitic slogans during a nationalist march in the capital of Poland over the weekend shocked many around the world. It was...