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We Still Need NATO - The American Interest

Bruce Weinrod, a Washington, DC attorney, served as an appointee of Secretary Dick Cheney as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for European …

Robert Gates

Poland's defense chief: We want constant NATO, US presence

Poland's defense minister says his country wants to have permanent NATO and U.S. troops' presence to ward off security threats.<p>Poland's security concerns have been raised by the armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine and by the role that another neighbor, Russia, has in it.<p>Minister Antoni …

Soros aided CIA operations in Balkans and Moldova region

<b>A former Central Intelligence Agency clandestine service officer revealed to WMR that the CIA worked closely with George Soros-financed</b> …

Washington’s Balkan power play

BELGRADE — NATO’s invitation to Montenegro this week to join the military alliance was more than a kindness to a small ex-Yugoslav republic. It was …

Geopolitics

If World Slips Toward War, Blame Leaders' Imaginations

When George Friedman, founder of the geopolitical intelligence firm Stratfor, published a book of predictions for the 21st century in 2009, a lot of …

Geopolitics

OSCE: Germany takes the helm

Terror attacks, Turkish-Russian tensions, the refugee crisis and a conflict in Eastern Ukraine - the fragile security situation in Europe dominates …

Russia

Obama Official Says Putin’s New War Is a Sign of American Success

Moscow displays its military might in Syria—while D.C. shows its ineptitude. It’s all a sign, one top U.S. official says, that America’s Syria policy …

Here Are 8 Super Advanced Weapons That Germany Developed During WWII

Advertisement<p>The might of German technology at the onslaught of World War II spelled devastation for the rest of Europe. Their accurate artillery, …

Military

Five World Leaders Challenge Western Imperialism through Diplomacy, Persuasion and Public Pressure | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>Western imperialism, in all of its manifestation, is being challenged by five political leaders, through diplomacy, moral persuasion and public</i> …

Russia Says Its Airstrikes In Syria Are Perfectly Legal. Are They?

An expert on international law explains why Russia's argument doesn't hold up.<p><i>Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Marc Weller on the legality of Russian airstrikes in Syria</i><i>.</i><p>Russia has carried out a series of …

Deadly Russian rocket system spotted in Ukraine for first time

MOSCOW (Reuters) - International monitors say they have spotted a new kind of Russian weapons system in rebel-held Ukraine this week, possible evidence of Moscow’s continued interest in Ukraine even as it focuses on Syria.<p>A Russian "TOS-1 Buratino" multiple rocket launcher fires during the "Russia …

Russia

Tony Blair 'privately urged Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi to stand down during uprising'

Emails of former US secretary of state Hilary Clinton reveal the former prime minister advised Gaddafi to find "a safe place to go"<p>Tony Blair privately urged Libyan dictator Colonel Gaddafi to stand aside as rebellion erupted against his regime, according to newly released correspondence.<p>The former …

Greek PM condemns EU mismanagement of refugee crisis, social costs of austerity at UNGA

Addressing UNGA, the Greek PM has condemned the building of “higher” walls in the EU as well as the mistreatment of refugees and migrants amid the …

Ambassador talks to refugee camp via video link at UN

NEW YORK (AP) — The muscular young man on one side of the video link spoke of his flight from Syria and his life since 2012 at the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan, where he teaches wrestling to boys.<p>"We escaped with almost nothing," Mohammed Kraat, once a champion wrestler in Syria, said through a …

United Nations

Spokesman: Russia launches 18 attacks in Syria in last 24 hours

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russian jets have launched 18 attacks inside Syria over the last 24 hours, according to the country's official news agency, despite international concern about the military campaign.<p>The Tass news agency reported Friday that Russia had "conducted 18 sorties against 12 facilities of the …

France tells Putin to confine airstrikes to Islamic State

PARIS (AP) — With Russian warplanes bombing Syria for a third day, French President Francois Hollande told President Vladimir Putin on Friday that …

Russia confounds US with Syria military moves

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 1,500 days ago, the Obama administration first declared that Syrian President Bashar Assad's "days are numbered."<p>He's still there, though, and a convergence of Western trepidation and Russian resolve could strengthen his position further. But it also could set the stage …

Middle East

China president's UK visit is chance for EDF to clinch Hinkley Point deal

PARIS (Reuters) - French utility EDF (EDF.PA) hopes to sign a commercial agreement with its Chinese partners to build two nuclear reactors in Hinkley Point, Britain in October, but a final investment decision on the project could take a few more weeks or months after that, an industrial source told …

Nuclear Energy