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    Emmanuel Macron, the New King of Europe?
    Apr02

    Emmanuel Macron, the New King of Europe?

    “You as a political project are in denial.” Those words are now part of the EU lexicon thanks to Nigel Farage’s speech in the European Parliament following the Brexit referendum. Farage’s point: despite Brexit, the European Union was unwilling to concede that its process of centralization had gone too far. Farage had a point then, and...

    This Terrifying Video Shows What Happens if Washington, D.C. Was Attacked with a Nuke
    Apr02

    This Terrifying Video Shows What Happens if Washington, D.C. Was Attacked with a Nuke

    Harry J. Kazianis Security, Enter World War III? While we all can certainly debate what is or isn’t a modern-day existential threat in its present form, we can all certainly agree terrorists and also lesser capable nation-states (consider impoverished North Korea, who has an economy smaller than Ethiopia, for example) are able to develop...

    Pope Francis Calls for Peace in Easter Message
    Apr01

    Pope Francis Calls for Peace in Easter Message

    (VATICAN CITY) — On Christianity’s most joyful day, Pope Francis called for peace in a world marked by war and conflict, “beginning with the beloved and long-suffering land of Syria” and extending to Israel, where 15 Palestinians were killed on the Israeli-Gaza border two days before Easter Sunday. Francis reflected on the power of...

    German Minister Wants to Rebuild Trust with Russia After Spy Standoff
    Apr01

    German Minister Wants to Rebuild Trust with Russia After Spy Standoff

    German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas wants to resume dialogue with Russia and gradually improve ties after diplomatic expulsions over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in England that Britain blames on Russia, he said on Sunday. Conservative German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Maas have joined the United States and other European...

    Immigrant grandparents come to US to baby-sit
    Apr01

    Immigrant grandparents come to US to baby-sit

    When Rita Shekhtman came to America from Ukraine in 1991, her two grandchildren were already living with their parents in Northeast Philadelphia. She and her husband arrived to take care … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Immigrant grandparents come to US to baby-sit
    Apr01

    Immigrant grandparents come to US to baby-sit

    When Rita Shekhtman came to America from Ukraine in 1991, her two grandchildren were already living with their parents in Northeast Philadelphia. She and her husband arrived to take care … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Hearts ache, anger surges after Siberian mall fire kills 64
    Apr01

    Hearts ache, anger surges after Siberian mall fire kills 64

    A woman lays flowers at the Russian Embassy, in Kiev, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, to pay tribute to victims of Sunday’s fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo. Writing on the poster reads: “Kemerovo, we… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    How Online Propaganda Became Mainstream
    Apr01

    How Online Propaganda Became Mainstream

    Click here for reuse options! Snyder’s new book asserts that we forget the past at our own peril (and that the robots are winning). After the 2016 election, Timothy Snyder, a Yale historian specializing in totalitarian regimes in eastern Europe, wrote a heralded pamphlet titled On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century. Snyder...

    DARPA’s Mad Scientists Have a Sneaky Plan to Win the next Big War
    Mar31

    DARPA’s Mad Scientists Have a Sneaky Plan to Win the next Big War

    Michael Peck Security, North America A computerized staff officer. The art of generalship is to get inside the enemy’s head. From Caesar to Napoleon to Rommel, the best commanders have a knack for deducing the enemy’s plans and then moving to exploit that insight. At the same time, a staple of science fiction is the omniscient...

    How the Great War could reign on Trump’s parade

    Many of President Donald Trump’s critics fear he will start World War III.But he may bring good news for devotees of World War I.This coming Veterans Day, the weekend selected for Trump’s $30 million military parade, is also the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War on Nov. 11, 1918. That’s the...