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    More Allies, More War?
    Oct12

    More Allies, More War?

    As the cynical Henry Kissinger so aptly noted, it’s often more dangerous being America’s ally than its enemy. Once defeated, America’s enemies often get large amounts of money and easy access to North America’s vast market, assuring they will stay within the U.S. co-prosperity sphere. Just look, for good example, at...

    The Growing Danger of Military Conflict with Russia
    Oct12

    The Growing Danger of Military Conflict with Russia

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Eurasia There are no risk-free options. Once more, the circle in U.S.-Russia relations is complete. The Clinton administration took office in 1993 promising a “Bill and Boris” strategic partnership between the two countries, and ended with recriminations over the Kosovo operation, with Gen. Wesley Clark prepared to...

    Russian Ambassador: We’re Not Hacking You, Promise
    Oct12

    Russian Ambassador: We’re Not Hacking You, Promise

    WASHINGTON ― Russia bears no responsibility for email leaks affecting the U.S. presidential race, the Russian ambassador to the U.S. told an audience here Tuesday.“We do not interfere into the internal affairs of the United States, neither by my statements nor by electronic or other means,” Ambassador Sergey Kislyak said at an event at Johns...

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Disposal Deals With US in Fallout Over Syria
    Oct12

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Disposal Deals With US in Fallout Over Syria

    As the damage continues to mount from Syria’s Russia-backed offensive on Aleppo, so does the political fallout from the failed cease-fire agreement. Russia’s parliament is suspending an agreement with the United States for converting weapons-grade plutonium into fuel for nuclear power plants. If implemented, the deal would have seen...

    Campfire Songs and Kalashnikovs
    Oct12

    Campfire Songs and Kalashnikovs

    Welcome to the nationalist Azov Battalion’s camp for kids, where young Ukrainian patriots train for battle and sing songs about death to Russians. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Warming Russia-Turkey relations send a chill through Ukraine
    Oct11

    Warming Russia-Turkey relations send a chill through Ukraine

    A joint natural gas pipeline, announced Monday, would help Turkey become an energy hub and give Russia a way to cut out Ukraine from gas exports to the EU. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    EU less likely to lift sanctions on Russia after escalation in Syria
    Oct11

    EU less likely to lift sanctions on Russia after escalation in Syria

    The prospect of the EU easing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine are ‘practically nil,’ says one source …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Majority of Russians Oppose Immigration, Fearing Crime and Unemployment
    Oct11

    Majority of Russians Oppose Immigration, Fearing Crime and Unemployment

    The majority of Russians believe migration to their homeland should be curbed, while over a third believe that migrants should be segregated based on their nationality, according to a poll by independent Russian pollster Levada Center. According to the survey, 66 percent of Russians support reducing immigration into Russia, which, although high,...

    EU to Extend Russia Sanctions?
    Oct11

    EU to Extend Russia Sanctions?

    Late this summer, the general consensus was that EU leaders would have a difficult time pulling a sanctions extension on Russia together. But what a difference a few weeks makes! Reuters: While the EU says conflicts in Syria and Ukraine need to be kept separate, the latest military offensive by Damascus and its ally Moscow on rebel-held eastern...

    Philippines’ Duterte on U.S. alliance: ‘Do you really think we need it?’
    Oct11

    Philippines’ Duterte on U.S. alliance: ‘Do you really think we need it?’

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday he will not abrogate a defense treaty with the United States but questioned its importance and that of joint combat exercises, which he says only benefit America. Related Articles Philippines’ Duterte: Obama ‘can go to hell’ Philippines’ Rodrigo...