How Trade and Security Became Europe’s Unhappy Couple Trade ... arms race—but readily conceded to cuts in their trade defense. The expansion of trade and investment, mediated through the system that became the World Trade Organization, was part of a larger strategy for security and stability. Mr ... 03/23/2015 - 11:20 pm | View Link
U.S. competitors to gain from sanctions on Russian arms manufacturers The real aim of sanctions against Russian weapons producers is to bolster America’s position in the lucrative arms market, argues Dmitry Litovkin ... the Academy of Military Sciences, does not see realpolitik in the American sanctions. 07/30/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Why sanctions against arms companies are in the interests of U.S. producers Sanctioned Russian companies such as NPO Bazalt, NPO Mashinostroyeniya and KBP Instrument Design Bureau are well-known suppliers of arms to Syria ... does not see realpolitik in the American sanctions. "Moscow is not involved in the events in Ukraine ... 07/29/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Debate: Russia cannot play a major role in the Middle East Under now President Putin, Russia has adhered to a “realpolitik ... arms are China and India. Russian defense companies have a massive backlog of foreign contracts, and can withhold some weapons from Iran or Syria without much cost. Russia’s overall ... 11/3/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Why the Reset Should Be Reset Deeper nuclear-arms cuts, a U.S. priority, will harden Russian concerns about ... States will not revert to realpolitik, and Russia will not give up its support for the traditional order. Overall, there will be no easy trade-offs. Second, domestic ... 12/12/2012 - 1:29 am | View Link
Heralding the Rise of Russia A blog about the rise of Russia, Russian-Armenian relations and Eurasian geopolitics 05/22/2015 - 10:38 am | View Website
Why Did Obama Wait So Long to Go Public With Russia’s Arms ... Why Did Obama Wait So Long to Go Public With Russia’s Arms Treaty Violation? « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas 05/22/2015 - 6:28 am | View Website
Why Obama is arming Syria’s rebels: it’s the realism, stupid. Why Obama is arming Syria’s rebels: it’s the realism, stupid. « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas 05/21/2015 - 10:21 pm | View Website
After the revelation that Josh Duggar, one of the stars of reality TV series 19 Kids and Counting, had allegedly sexually abused multiple girls as a teenager, TLC has stopped showing reruns of the series. The show's latest season ended this week.
The network hasn't yet stated whether it will cancel future seasons of the show.
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Nuns greet Pope Francis at the Vatican. | (REUTERS/Tony Gentile)
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