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    The controversial force joining the fight against ISIS
    Oct06

    The controversial force joining the fight against ISIS

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Now to the second of our three reports this week on the fight for Iraq. Militia groups, made up mostly of Shia fighters, and many backed by Iran, have become instrumental in the battle to drive ISIS from Iraq. But their presence on the battlefield makes them a controversial force, one with which the United States has deadly...

    Russia’s Information Warfare Continues
    Oct06

    Russia’s Information Warfare Continues

    Speculation about Russian interference in the up-coming U.S. presidential election is flowing fast in the U.S. media. Russia was widely believed to be responsible for embarrassing email hacks at the Democratic National Convention. Speculation abounds in the media that the Russian government might try to throw the U.S. election this way or that...

    Memorial Ceremony for Nazi Massacre Warns of History Repeating
    Oct06

    Memorial Ceremony for Nazi Massacre Warns of History Repeating

    KYIV, Ukraine—Last week, Ukraine commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Nazi massacre at the Babyn Yar ravine outside of Kyiv. From September 29, 1941, until September 1943, the Nazis murdered 100,000 people at Babyn Yar, also known as Babi Yar in Russian. Of the dead, more than 50,000 were Jews. The other victims comprised gypsies, Soviet...

    @Kady: From Oktoberfest to fish farms, it’s time for a new batch of private members’ business
    Oct06

    @Kady: From Oktoberfest to fish farms, it’s time for a new batch of private members’ business

    Fifteen lucky backbench MPs are about to get the chance to command the undivided attention of the House of Commons. If they succeed in persuading a majority of Chamber colleagues to sign onto their proposal, it could eventually change the law of the land. At the very least, the House will spend an hour or two debating the pros and cons before...

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Agreement, Ends Uranium Research Pact With United States
    Oct05

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Agreement, Ends Uranium Research Pact With United States

    Russia further curtailed its cooperation with the United States in nuclear energy on Wednesday, suspending a research agreement and terminating one on uranium conversion, two days after the Kremlin shelved a plutonium pact with Washington.The Russian government said that as counter-measures to the U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia over Ukraine, it...

    Cardin rips Russia, says U.S. must ‘revisit’ approach to Cold War rival
    Oct05

    Cardin rips Russia, says U.S. must ‘revisit’ approach to Cold War rival

    A top Senate Democrat is warning in harsh terms that Russia must face “consequences” for its actions in Syria and beyond, and that the U.S. “must revisit its overall approach” to the nuclear-armed government of Russian President Vladimir Putin.The blistering statement by Ben Cardin, the ranking Democrat on the Senate...

    America’s Russia Dilemma: A Big Problem or Potential Partner?
    Oct05

    America’s Russia Dilemma: A Big Problem or Potential Partner?

    Hugo Kirk Security, Europe What should Washington do? The Center for the National Interest partnered with the Charles Koch Institute to host a foreign policy roundtable. Among the topics addressed was: How Should the United States Handle Russia? Watch the rest of the videos in the series “Allies and Adversaries.” Russia is once again at the top...

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Agreement, Ends Uranium Research Pact With United States
    Oct05

    Russia Suspends Nuclear Agreement, Ends Uranium Research Pact With United States

    By Lidia Kelly MOSCOW (Reuters)–Russia said on Wednesday it was suspending its nuclear and energy research agreement with the United States as a countermeasure against Washington for imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. The government also said it was terminating for the same reasons an agreement between its nuclear corporation Rosatom and...

    Mike Pence Embraces the Foreign Policy That Republican Voters Rejected
    Oct05

    Mike Pence Embraces the Foreign Policy That Republican Voters Rejected

    Pundits say that Mike Pence performed better in his debate than Donald Trump did in his. I’m not so sure. Yes, Pence was better stylistically. He spoke more crisply. He more deftly pivoted away from uncomfortable subjects. But on both trade and national security, Pence hewed to the established conservative script. Trump discarded it. And of...

    Nobel Prize Laureate Alexievich Baffled By Putin’s Actions In Syria
    Oct05

    Nobel Prize Laureate Alexievich Baffled By Putin’s Actions In Syria

    Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarusian author awarded the Nobel Prize for literature last year, said she can’t understand what Russia’s military is doing in Syria. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Current Time TV, Alexievich told host Timur Olevskiy that she found Russia’s actions in Syria “incomprehensible.”...