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    Course Correction
    Oct17

    Course Correction

    Dimitri K. Simes, Pratik Chougule, Paul J. Saunders Global Governance, Americas America needs a foreign policy that abandons triumphalist clichés, flawed assumptions and predetermined conclusions in favor of facts and serious analysis. WHOEVER WINS the presidential race in November will face an uncertain world. With a serious and purposeful...

    Turkey Is on the Front Lines against ISIS’s Bomber Drones
    Oct17

    Turkey Is on the Front Lines against ISIS’s Bomber Drones

    Bleda Kurtdarcan, Barın Kayaoğlu Security, Middle East They’re already making a difference on the battlefield. Plowshares into Flying Swords Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)—better known as drones—are great things. Their commercially available versions are really fun to play with, they shoot beautiful aerial videos, they help with...

    Syria Could Face New Sanctions for ‘War Crimes’
    Oct17

    Syria Could Face New Sanctions for ‘War Crimes’

    Britain and the United States said on Sunday they were considering imposing additional sanctions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his supporters for their actions in Syria’s war. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking after briefing allies in London on a new diplomatic initiative on...

    Syria Could Face New Sanctions for ‘War Crimes’
    Oct17

    Syria Could Face New Sanctions for ‘War Crimes’

    Britain and the United States said on Sunday they were considering imposing additional sanctions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his supporters for their actions in Syria’s war. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking after briefing allies in London on a new diplomatic initiative on...

    Unipolar no more: With Russia and China’s growing aggression, the world is becoming increasingly multipolar
    Oct17

    Unipolar no more: With Russia and China’s growing aggression, the world is becoming increasingly multipolar

    Russian President Vladimir Putin visits a reserve for wild horses near the Urals city of Orenburg, about 1300 kilometers (800 miles) southeast of Moscow, Russia, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) (Credit: AP) This article originally appeared on TomDispatch. In the strangest election year in recent...

    U.S., Britain considering new sanctions on Russia, Syria
    Oct16

    U.S., Britain considering new sanctions on Russia, Syria

    After latest talks make “no step forward” towards a cease-fire, Boris Johnson said he wants to make Russia “feel the consequences” of their military campaign …read more Source:...

    US, Britain Considering Sanctions on Russia, Syria over Aleppo
    Oct16

    US, Britain Considering Sanctions on Russia, Syria over Aleppo

    U.S. Secretary John Kerry says the U.S. and Britain are considering new sanctions on Russia and Syria over their continued military strikes in the city of Aleppo. Kerry spoke after more talks on Syria in London Sunday with European allies. He said a meeting Saturday in Switzerland with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, and several Middle...

    How Mike Flynn Became America’s Angriest General
    Oct16

    How Mike Flynn Became America’s Angriest General

    On August 7, 2014, clusters of well-dressed men and women filed into the gleaming metal and glass superstructure of the Defense Intelligence Agency at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, just across the river from Ronald Reagan National Airport, for the retirement ceremony of Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn, the agency’s director. Among those...

    Diplomats forge new track to end Syria violence but no truce
    Oct16

    Diplomats forge new track to end Syria violence but no truce

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — New ideas proposed, more talks prepared and no quick resolution in sight for Syria’s agony. A U.S.-hosted meeting of major world and regional powers made only piecemeal headway on creating a new, multilateral track for ending the beleaguered country’s grinding war. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...

    Amid Syria’s Violence, Diplomats Produce Ideas but No Truce
    Oct16

    Amid Syria’s Violence, Diplomats Produce Ideas but No Truce

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland—The United States, Russia and seven other would-be Syria mediators ended a 4½-hour meeting Saturday without agreement or concrete steps to match what America’s top diplomat described as the urgent crisis in the city of Aleppo. Instead, the envoys said only that new ideas were proposed and more discussions planned. The...