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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Atlantic Council
Moscow’s declaration that it intervened in Ukraine to protect Russian “citizens and compatriots” and would do so again has sent shock waves across former Soviet republics that have large, and often restive, ethnic Russian minorities.
Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili is determined to maintain his country's embrace of the West by boosting economic ties with the European Union and eventually joining NATO, but he worries about pressure from Russia to bring the former Soviet republic into Moscow's fold.
A majority of Americans and even higher proportion of Floridians support re-establishing relations with Cuba, Washington's Cold War-era foe that remains blocked behind a five-decade economic embargo, results from a poll released Tuesday show.
Former Utah governor and GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman Jr. has been tapped to lead the Atlantic Council, a nonpartisan think tank in Washington that promotes "constructive leadership and engagement" in international affairs.
Ariel Sharon, Israel's bulldozer in politics and war, admired and reviled, dies at 85
The death tolls are huge and the individual incidents gruesome. One estimate says nearly 10,000 people have been killed in South Sudan in a month of warfare, while in neighboring Central African Republic combatants in Muslim-vs.-Christian battles have beheaded children.
With Ukraine's president out of the country and his opponents still boiling with anger, the country's political tensions Tuesday appeared mired in a standoff as large protest rallies showed no sign of letting up.
The United States and the European Union, which already enjoy the world's biggest business relationship, resumed talks Monday on a deal to further increase two-way trade and investment.
Some of the U.S. weapons flowing to rebels in Syria are bound to fall into the hands of Islamic extremists, say analysts and a retired Army general just back from touring the country.
Now, even the president's men don't like his Syria policy.
Russia's deployment of its most powerful warship and a spy vessel to the eastern Mediterranean to observe any U.S. operations against Syria reflects the worsening state of U.S.-Russian relations in the past few years and underscores lost opportunities for bilateral cooperation, analysts say.
Syrians at the receiving end of President Bashar Assad's deadly crackdown are vexed by the pace of deliberations in Washington and other Western capitals on how to respond to the regime's suspected use of chemical weapons last month.
The fallout from the NSA spying scandal could create major headaches for new U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman as he tries to move forward with an ambitious trade deal with the European Union.
The fallout from the NSA spying scandal could create major headaches for new U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman here as he tries to move forward with an ambitious trade deal with the European Union.
Iran's limited cyber capabilities enable it to launch attacks against the U.S. that would do more damage to public perceptions than actual infrastructure, a new study said.