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    Ukraine Governor Mikheil Saakashvili Quits in Protest But Vows ‘New Stage of Fight’
    Nov07

    Ukraine Governor Mikheil Saakashvili Quits in Protest But Vows ‘New Stage of Fight’

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili resigned as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region on Monday with a searing attack on alleged corruption in Kiev, Ukrainian news site Ukrainska Pravda reports. “The Odessa region is not only being handed to the corrupt, it is being handed to the enemies of Ukraine,” Saakashvili said on Monday. “I...

    NATO Official: Alliance Seeks Dialogue, Deterrence on Crimea
    Nov07

    NATO Official: Alliance Seeks Dialogue, Deterrence on Crimea

    A top NATO official says the alliance wants to engage Russia in dialogue despite concern about Moscow’s military buildup in Crimea …read more Source: ABC...

    NATO official: Alliance seeks dialogue, deterrence on Crimea
    Nov07

    NATO official: Alliance seeks dialogue, deterrence on Crimea

    A top NATO official says the alliance wants to engage Russia in dialogue despite concern about Moscow’s military buildup in Crimea …read more Source: U.S....

    NATO official: Alliance seeks dialogue, deterrence on Crimea
    Nov07

    NATO official: Alliance seeks dialogue, deterrence on Crimea

    A top NATO official says the alliance wants to engage Russia in dialogue despite concern about Moscow’s military buildup in Crimea. NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller said Monday the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Mikheil Saakashvili Resigns Post in Ukraine, Citing Corruption
    Nov07

    Mikheil Saakashvili Resigns Post in Ukraine, Citing Corruption

    The former president of Georgia quit his post as governor of the Odessa region, accusing the Ukrainian president of blocking efforts to root out graft. …read more Source: The New York...

    NATO official: Alliance seeks dialogue, deterrence on Crimea
    Nov07

    NATO official: Alliance seeks dialogue, deterrence on Crimea

    A top NATO official says the alliance wants to engage Russia in dialogue despite concern about Moscow’s military buildup in Crimea. NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller said Monday the … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    “Putin Is Completely Russia’s Puppet”
    Nov07

    “Putin Is Completely Russia’s Puppet”

    Russian journalist and politician Aleksandr Nevzorov is a frequent guest to Echo of Moscow radio station, co-hosts a television show on the independent Russian station TV Dozhd, and runs a column at snob.ru. He is the most vocal critic of the Russian Orthodox Church and one of the most prominent intellectuals in Russia today. He was elected to...

    Securing Strategic Buffer Space: Lessons from the Past and Implications for Today
    Nov07

    Securing Strategic Buffer Space: Lessons from the Past and Implications for Today

    Sungtae Jacky Park Security, Great powers are also inclined toward diplomatic solutions when there exists an agreed international norm that emphasizes moderation and equilibrium. A series of geopolitical fault lines are coming apart today. There is a hybrid conflict in Ukraine, an arc of destruction from the Levant to Iraq, rising tensions on the...

    Saakashvili Resigns as Governor of Ukraine’s Odessa Region
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Resigns as Governor of Ukraine’s Odessa Region

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili tendered his resignation as governor of Ukraine’s southern Odessa region on Monday, accusing highly-placed officials in Kyiv of obstructing his attempts at reform. Saakashvili, who is widely credited with cracking down on graft when he was president of Georgia from 2004-2013, was appointed...

    Saakashvili Washes Hands of Odessa
    Nov07

    Saakashvili Washes Hands of Odessa

    Mikheil Saakashvili is calling it quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region. In announcing his resignation, the former Georgian president turned on his patron, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, accusing Ukraine’s leadership of endemic corruption. The Wall Street Journal reports: In a video posted to his official Facebook page,...