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    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...

    ‘The Ball Is Very Much in the Russian Court’
    Mar31

    ‘The Ball Is Very Much in the Russian Court’

    On Thursday, it was Americans who learned they were being kicked out of Russia. On Friday, it was Europeans. Russia’s Foreign Ministry summoned the ambassadors of several European nations and ordered the expulsion of their diplomats; their number precisely mirrored the number of Russian diplomats expelled by Western nations on Monday. In...

    U.S. Calls On Ukraine To Repeal Law Placing Undue ‘Burdens’ On Civil Society Groups
    Mar31

    U.S. Calls On Ukraine To Repeal Law Placing Undue ‘Burdens’ On Civil Society Groups

    The U.S. State Department is calling on Ukraine to repeal a law that it says has put undue burdens on civil society organizations and is for that reason discouraging their work. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Facebook’s Ideological Imperialism
    Mar31

    Facebook’s Ideological Imperialism

    It’s mostly forgotten now, but for a time, expanding the reach of social networks—making Facebook, Twitter, and others like it as large as possible—was an avowed foreign-policy goal of the United States. That is, at least, what the secretary of state said in the early days of this decade, in a speech at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.“New...