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    Russia Media Engage in Disinformation Outside the Country, But Can’t Fool Their Own People
    Oct21

    Russia Media Engage in Disinformation Outside the Country, But Can’t Fool Their Own People

    Image: The Kremlin. Pixabay.com Everybody knows that Russia has mounted a wide-ranging disinformation campaign against the West, using propaganda vehicles such as the RT television network, the Sputnik news agency and cyber-trolls who attack the West on the Internet while promoting the Vladimir-Putin-loving Donald Trump. The object is to sow...

    European Leaders Debate Response to Russia’s Actions in Syria
    Oct21

    European Leaders Debate Response to Russia’s Actions in Syria

    European Union heads of state continue their summit Friday in Brussels, where the EU’s response to Russia’s bombing campaign in Syria is high on the agenda. Syrian government forces began a 3-day cease-fire in Aleppo Thursday, but their Russian allies have refused to extend the deal, despite pressure from France and Germany. Despite...

    European Union Leaders Denounce Syrian Atrocities But Won’t Sanction Russia
    Oct21

    European Union Leaders Denounce Syrian Atrocities But Won’t Sanction Russia

    (BRUSSELS) — European Union leaders pledged early Friday to keep all options open to respond to any atrocities committed by President Bashar Assad’s regime and his Russian backers in Syria but stopped short of threatening Moscow with sanctions. Despite strong rhetoric against Russia’s military actions in Syria, notably in aiding...

    Dutch Leader Not Optimistic About Free-Trade Deal With Ukraine
    Oct21

    Dutch Leader Not Optimistic About Free-Trade Deal With Ukraine

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he is not optimistic of reaching a deal that would pave the way for a trade agreement between the European Union and Ukraine, which was rejected by Dutch voters in a referendum in April. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Islam’s Will to Power
    Oct21

    Islam’s Will to Power

    Reprinted from Linformale.eu. Of Egyptian Coptic parents and fluent in Arabic, Raymond Ibrahim is among those scholars and commentators who, like Robert Spencer and David Horowitz, is not afraid of calling a spade a spade. In this times of ours poisoned by politically correctness it comes like a breath of fresh air. He will not talk of Islam as...

    A World Gone Mad
    Oct21

    A World Gone Mad

    The relentless drumbeat against Donald Trump continues. The Washington Post on October 14 endorsed Hillary Clinton for president while also including in the print edition nine articles, three op-eds, and three letters blasting the GOP candidate, including pieces in the Style and Metro sections of the paper. On the following day there were five...

    US Calls for Meeting With Russia Over Missile Treaty Dispute
    Oct21

    US Calls for Meeting With Russia Over Missile Treaty Dispute

    The United States has called for a special meeting with Russia over alleged violations of a landmark Cold War-era arms-control treaty, a policy reversal that echoes deepening U.S. fears about Moscow’s intentions. The planned meeting of the Special Verification Commission, scheduled in the near future, focuses new attention on concerns about...

    US Calls for Meeting With Russia Over Missile Treaty Dispute
    Oct21

    US Calls for Meeting With Russia Over Missile Treaty Dispute

    The United States has called for a special meeting with Russia over alleged violations of a landmark Cold War-era arms-control treaty, a policy reversal that echoes deepening U.S. fears about Moscow’s intentions. The planned meeting of the Special Verification Commission, scheduled in the near future, focuses new attention on concerns about...

    US, Britain weigh new sanctions on Russia. But have the old ones worked? (+video)
    Oct21

    US, Britain weigh new sanctions on Russia. But have the old ones worked? (+video)

    Though Russia’s economy has suffered in recent years, due in part to Western sanctions over Russian activities in Ukraine, the Kremlin – and the Russian public – have shown little sign of yielding. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russian Pollster Links Official Anti-Americanism, Crackdown on Opponents
    Oct21

    Russian Pollster Links Official Anti-Americanism, Crackdown on Opponents

    With relations between the United States and Russia continuing to worsen, a leading Russian independent pollster and sociologist says the atmosphere of “militaristic euphoria” and anti-Americanism promoted by Russian authorities is inextricably linked with an ongoing crackdown on opponents of President Vladimir Putin. This week, Russia threatened...