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    Why the U.S.-Built House of Cards in the Middle East Is Falling Apart
    Nov03

    Why the U.S.-Built House of Cards in the Middle East Is Falling Apart

    Bernd Kaussler, Glenn Hastedt Security, Middle East It is time for the United States to adopt a foreign policy toward the region that is more consistent with realist principles. While lies are almost uniformly held to be unacceptable in the context of a liberal democracy, this is not entirely the case in foreign policy where realists often value...

    Eastern Europe Arms Itself Against Russian Military Aggression
    Nov03

    Eastern Europe Arms Itself Against Russian Military Aggression

    KYIV, Ukraine—Countries across Eastern Europe are militarizing to defend themselves from Russia, underscoring how Kremlin brinkmanship could spark a regional conflict. “If you’re in Estonia, or Latvia, and Russia’s sitting there on your border, it’s scary,” Jill Russell, teaching fellow in the Defense Studies Department at...

    Moldovan Presidential Candidate Calls Pro-Moscow Rival’s Crimea Remarks ‘High Treason’
    Nov02

    Moldovan Presidential Candidate Calls Pro-Moscow Rival’s Crimea Remarks ‘High Treason’

    Moldovan presidential candidate Maia Sandu has suggested her opponent, Igor Dodon, made treasonous comments in saying that Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula is now effectively part of Russia, two years after being annexed by Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Austria, an annual cleanup of a Jewish cemetery on a Catholic holiday
    Nov02

    In Austria, an annual cleanup of a Jewish cemetery on a Catholic holiday

    Niki Kunrath, a non-Jew from Vienna, clearing out cut branches from the city’s Waehringer Jewish Cemetery, Nov. 1, 2016. (Tina Walzer) (JTA) — As she prepared to take inventory of one of Vienna’s oldest and least-known Jewish cemeteries, historian Tina Walzer anticipated many genealogical twists and archaeological challenges. But upon...

    US, Europe at odds over Revolutionary Guard-backed airline
    Nov02

    US, Europe at odds over Revolutionary Guard-backed airline

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian airline, backed by the country’s notorious Revolutionary Guard and used to ferry weapons and fighters to support Syria’s government, has acquired rights to fly commercial routes in more than a dozen European and Asian countries in spite of U.S. terror-related sanctions. The Iranian nuclear agreement,...

    Russia and America talk about Syria using different narrative strategies, and it’s causing harm
    Nov02

    Russia and America talk about Syria using different narrative strategies, and it’s causing harm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, right, attend a meeting where they discussed the crisis in Syria, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Pool Photo via AP) (Credit: AP) This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original...

    U.S. Ambassador: Crimea Is ‘Part Of Ukraine’
    Nov02

    U.S. Ambassador: Crimea Is ‘Part Of Ukraine’

    U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told RFE/RL in an interview on November 2 that Washington is working to ensure that Russia’s occupation of Crimea does not become more deeply entrenched. She also voice support for Ukrainian reform efforts. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Hopes Law to Reveal Lawmakers’ Wealth Will Aid EU Path
    Nov02

    Ukraine Hopes Law to Reveal Lawmakers’ Wealth Will Aid EU Path

    A new law in Ukraine forcing senior officials to declare their wealth has revealed the scale of riches held by those in power. Members of the Cabinet alone hold $7 million in cash. Other lawmakers declared luxury cars, expensive watches and artwork. Analysts say the revelations show how far Ukraine still has to go to eradicate corruption. The...

    Washington Hails Ukrainian Officials’ Public Declarations Of Wealth
    Nov02

    Washington Hails Ukrainian Officials’ Public Declarations Of Wealth

    Washington has welcomed Ukrainian officials’ public declarations of their wealth as a step toward increasing citizens’ confidence in elected officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Inside The Ukrainian ‘Hacktivist’ Network Cyberbattling The Kremlin
    Nov02

    Inside The Ukrainian ‘Hacktivist’ Network Cyberbattling The Kremlin

    Who are the data thieves hacking their way inside Russia’s digital corridors of power in an effort to win the war in Ukraine? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...