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    Why was there an attempted coup in Turkey?
    Jul17

    Why was there an attempted coup in Turkey?

    HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: To help us understand the events in Turkey, I’m joined now from Washington by Eric Edelman, the former U.S. ambassador to Turkey during the Bush administration, and here in New York by David Phillips, director of the program on peace-building and human rights at Columbia University. Mr....

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84
    Jul16

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84

    KYIV, Ukraine—At 3:45 a.m. Friday, just hours after a man drove a large truck through a crowd in the French seaside town of Nice, killing at least 84, French President François Hollande made a televised address to the nation. He began by making it clear the attack at the close of Bastille Day, France’s Independence Day, was an act of...

    The Nice victims: Losses spanned 3 generations, 7 nations
    Jul16

    The Nice victims: Losses spanned 3 generations, 7 nations

    The terror attack on a festive Bastille Day crowd in France indiscriminately killed locals and foreigners alike, men, women and children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six from the same family. Among those who’ve been identified were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians,...

    France Calls Up Reservist Forces After Deadly Nice Rampage
    Jul16

    France Calls Up Reservist Forces After Deadly Nice Rampage

    NICE, France—France called up thousands of reserve security forces Friday as authorities tried to determine why a Tunisian deliveryman known only to be a petty criminal took the wheel of a 19-ton truck and plunged through a terrified seaside crowd on Bastille Day, leaving 84 people dead and more than 200 wounded. Witnesses described how Mohamed...

    The Nice victims: A boy, a police officer, 6 family members
    Jul16

    The Nice victims: A boy, a police officer, 6 family members

    The terror attack on a festive Bastille Day crowd in France indiscriminately killed locals and foreigners alike, men, women and children. The driver of a truck slammed into the festivities Thursday taking the lives of 84 people, including six from the same family. Among those who’ve been identified were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians, Swiss...

    Your letters for Saturday July 16: The Tenors, Pride and Trudeau abroad
    Jul16

    Your letters for Saturday July 16: The Tenors, Pride and Trudeau abroad

    No need to even sing the anthem at sporting events Setting aside the fact that The Tenors are not the only ones who have changed the lyrics of O Canada for political reasons recently, one wonders why national anthems must be sung at events such as the MLB All-Star Game at all. The two teams involved were playing for their respective baseball...

    Samantha Power and Henry Kissinger Polar Opposites?
    Jul16

    Samantha Power and Henry Kissinger Polar Opposites?

    By Christoph HeusgenFrom the Balkans and Iraq to Libya: How important are morals in foreign policy making? In the firmament of modern U.S. foreign policy, it is hard to imagine two pivotal policymakers that would seem to be more polar opposites than Samantha Power and Henry A. Kissinger. One is the current U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations...

    Russia’s PAK FA Stealth Fighter: The US Air Force’s Worst Nightmare?
    Jul16

    Russia’s PAK FA Stealth Fighter: The US Air Force’s Worst Nightmare?

    Robert Farley Security, Eurasia A killer in the sky or just a paper tiger? You decide. The PAK FA has played the bugbear for Western air forces for nearly a decade, the terrifying Russian jet that will eat F-35s for breakfast. American aviation analysts in search of something, anything that might threaten U.S. air dominance settled on the PAK FA,...

    The Nice victims: A boy, a businessman, a police official
    Jul16

    The Nice victims: A boy, a businessman, a police official

    The Bastille Day crowd on the waterfront in Nice, France, was a festive mixture of French locals and foreign visitors. The truck that slammed into them late Thursday, apparently intent on hitting as many as possible, did not discriminate: Among the 84 dead who’ve been identified were Americans, Germans, Ukrainians and a Russian. … Click to...

    Edmonton student missing as Trudeau pledges solidarity with France following truck attack
    Jul16

    Edmonton student missing as Trudeau pledges solidarity with France following truck attack

    EDMONTON — A university student remained missing Friday while a second felt lucky to have survived after a deadly truck attack in France. “There is nothing worse than the possibility that you might lose a student, because all of the future and all of the promise that goes with that is no longer there,” said the president of MacEwan...