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    How Will the World Change After the Election?
    Nov08

    How Will the World Change After the Election?

    American intelligence officials are used to forecasting how foreign elections will affect the United States. But whatever would foreign prognosticators make of Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and the world of November 9 and beyond?We asked some of the smartest spies and analysts we know to turn the tables and imagine they were the National...

    No Matter Who Wins the Election, Putin Will Pretend to Oppose the Next U.S. President
    Nov08

    No Matter Who Wins the Election, Putin Will Pretend to Oppose the Next U.S. President

    MOSCOW ― U.S. President Barack Obama’s term in office will soon be over, but he has yet to achieve one of his main goals: fixing the rapport with Russia. Soon after he was elected, Obama announced the beginning of a new era of relations with Russia, an era which would allow Moscow and Washington to not oppose one another, but to cooperate....

    Pro-Russian Candidate Wins First Round of Bulgarian Election
    Nov08

    Pro-Russian Candidate Wins First Round of Bulgarian Election

    Socialist-backed candidate Rumen Radev, who has called for an end to European Union sanctions against Russia, won the first round of Bulgaria’s presidential election, partial official results showed on Monday. Radev’s close-fought victory over ruling party candidate Tsetska Tsacheva makes the former air force commander the favorite to...

    I’ve Got 99 Problems With International Law, And Russia As A Permanent Member Of UN Security Council Is One
    Nov08

    I’ve Got 99 Problems With International Law, And Russia As A Permanent Member Of UN Security Council Is One

    By Emily Young, University of Michigan If change in international legal bodies is something we’ve asked for this week, the United Nations has responded promptly as Russia’s standing invitation to the Human Rights Council, a table of forty-seven, has been rescinded. It’s the first time a permanent Security Council member has been...

    Syria and the Antiwar Tradition
    Nov07

    Syria and the Antiwar Tradition

    Photo by Alisdare Hickson There is major disorientation on the left in many Western countries when it comes to Syria and about how antiwar activists should respond to events on the ground in Syria and Iraq. The highly complex nature of the Syrian war involving a multitude of foreign states and non-state actors would, in the best of times, present...

    Governor steps down in corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Governor steps down in corruption-plagued Odessa

    MOSCOW — Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, announced Monday that he is resigning in frustration at what he characterized as obstruction in efforts to root out corruption. Saakashvili announced his resignation in a video posted on his Facebook page, saying he felt “cheated and...

    Trump’s appeal and the sickness in world democracy
    Nov07

    Trump’s appeal and the sickness in world democracy

    Mercifully, there’s only one day left in the carcinogenic U.S. election campaign of 2016, to be known hereafter as the year in which democracy fell gravely ill. The most obvious cancer symptom in global democracy is Donald Trump’s campaign. But that’s the gaudiest one and closest to home. There are many others. Under Vladimir...

    Why Would the Pentagon Hire A Russian State Company During a Time of Heightened Tensions?
    Nov07

    Why Would the Pentagon Hire A Russian State Company During a Time of Heightened Tensions?

    Dan Goure Security, The time to prize efficiency in the form of lower costs over effectiveness with respect to secure communications is over. In case it escaped your notice, the United States is an undeclared war with Russia. It is nothing like the wars of our past. It involves the use of new technology such as social media, new weapons like...

    Georgia ex-president Saakashvili steps down in Ukraine amid corruption
    Nov07

    Georgia ex-president Saakashvili steps down in Ukraine amid corruption

    Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, announced Monday that he is resigning in frustration at what he characterized as obstruction in efforts to root out corruption. …read more Source: FOX...

    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 alliance was “very concerned” that Russia has “clearly been refurbishing… …read more Source:...