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Why do countries relapse into war? Here are three good predictors.

By George Frederick Willcoxon<p>As policymakers and stakeholders grapple with designing post-war strategies in Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen, it is increasingly important to understand what works to prevent countries from relapsing into war.<p>Conflict-torn states have narrow windows of opportunity to …

Angela Merkel rejects one of Theresa May's key Brexit demands

Divorce settlement must come before talks about future relationship, says chancellor, as EU leaders respond to article 50 letter<p>Angela Merkel has rejected one of Theresa May’s key Brexit demands, insisting negotiations on Britain’s exit from the European Union cannot run in parallel with talks on …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Jaden Davis<br>• CB / 5-9 / 166<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Alex Gleitman<p>Isaiah Gibson<br>• DT / 6-4 / 298<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Alex Gleitman<p>Nolan Matthews<br>• TE / 6-3.5 / …

Laptop ban 'mystery': Why did the U.S. and U.K. choose different countries

The U.S. and U.K. governments stunned the world this week by declaring passengers would be forbidden from carrying many electronic devices aboard flights from airports across the Middle East and North Africa.<p>The sudden moves, attributed to fears terrorists could plant explosives in devices bigger …

Royal Jordanian had the best response to Trump's new travel restrictions

As if traveling to the United States wasn't hard enough already, now travelers flying from from the Middle East and North Africa can't carry their electronic devices onboard with them — just what the people knee-crunched in economy on a 14-hour flight need right now.<p>Travelers are already bemoaning …

Donald Trump

NATO Official Sounds Alarm on Russia Libya Role

Kremlin’s apparent support of Libyan general, a rival of the coalition government, causes concern<p>BRUSSELS—Russia’s role in Libya is causing growing concern at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a senior official said Saturday, with the Kremlin appearing to throw its support behind Gen. Khalifa …

Russia

Duterte slams 'idiotic' EU proposal to treat drug addicts

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lashed out at the EU, calling them "sons of bitches" after the bloc called for rehabilitation clinics for …

How war is changing Yemen’s largest Islamist coalition

By Stacey Philbrick Yadav<p>Two years ago, a coalition led by Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen after the collapse of the political transition it had spearheaded. The intervention, which followed the Houthi insurgents’ seizure of the capital and displacement of the transitional government, has produced …

Kenya starts selling bonds via mobile phones

<b>Kenya has become the first country to exclusively sell government bonds to citizens via their mobile phones, as it seeks new ways of raising money.</b><p>The country is already a pioneer in the use of mobile money.<p>The government is looking to tap into that network by allowing mobile phone users to trade …

What Trump Got Right About the UN

“The United Nations has such great potential but right now it is just a club for people to get together, talk and have a good time. So sad!” Donald …

A brief history of Harrods

Founded as a family shop in East London in the early 19th century, the Knightsbridge department store Harrods has grown into a brand recognised all …

US turns down Russia invitation to Afghan peace conference

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States won't attend a multinational peace conference on Afghanistan next month in Russia, a State Department official …

Afghanistan

Top U.S. general in Europe says Russia might be supplying the Taliban

By Thomas Gibbons-Neff<p>, Reporter<p>The top U.S. general in Europe told lawmakers Thursday that Russia and the Taliban are growing increasingly close, suggesting that the Kremlin might even be supplying the insurgent group.<p>Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, who is also the Supreme Allied Commander of the …

Afghanistan

Taiwan Launches Homegrown Submarine Program to Counter China

President Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan had no choice but to build its own submarine fleet as she promoted a deal to deploy the first vessel in less than …

The indigenous people of Papua New Guinea saved hundreds of wounded soldiers in WWII

The 'Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels'<p>The tireless life-savers of the New Guinea campaign<p>Dec. 25, 1942<p>The three-year-long New Guinea campaign was one of the most …

How Russia Is Turning Syria into a Major Naval Base for Nuclear Warships (and Israel Is Worried)

During the 1970s, the Syrian naval base of Tartus became a major port servicing warships of the Soviet Union’s Fifth Mediterranean squadron.<p>The …

A brief history of Russian interventions in other people’s elections

<b>(AP)</b><p>Russia has a habit of involving themselves in other country’s politics<p>Eric Lohr<p>March 18, 2017 1:59pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>In the last nine years, Russia has invaded its neighbor Georgia, annexed the Ukrainian province of Crimea, supported rebels in …

These 4 Maps Show The Geopolitical Hotspots Of 2017

In geopolitics, a deep understanding of geography and power allows you to do two things. First, it helps you comprehend the forces that will shape international politics and how they will do so. Second, it helps you distinguish what is important from what isn’t.<p>This makes maps a vital part of our …

Geopolitics