Norway Faces a New Era of Russian Realpolitik in the Arctic Ties to Europe have been bolstered by growing economic interdependence in energy trade. Russia made recent investments in renewed and diversified infrastructure to continue exporting energy to the EU into the future. However, conflicts with the West over ... 07/4/2016 - 11:07 pm | View Link
Restoring Russian influence in the Middle East Under Putin, Russia is striving to restore Russian influence in the Middle East through new issues ... overcoming tension and estrangement with the Gulf over Syria through trade and arms deals in addition to joint ventures in nuclear energy and other ... 08/31/2015 - 2:02 am | View Link
Restoring Russian Influence in the Middle East The pragmatism being shown now by Arab leaders is a good step to counter Iran's realpolitik with Moscow ... tension and estrangement with the Gulf over Syria through trade and arms deals in addition to joint ventures in nuclear energy and other sectors. 08/29/2015 - 1:43 am | View Link
Russian history exposes media lies (MacKinder) Today's 'moralists' find it difficult to explain that Bismarck, yes, was a cold calculator and his decisions were rarely subjected to ethical criteria--but the result of his Realpolitik ... with a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership ... 03/17/2015 - 5:46 am | 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
Magnitsky Act Russian government reaction. In response to adoption of the Magnitsky Act, Russian government denied Americans adoption of Russian children, issued a list of US ... 07/25/2016 - 7:19 pm | View Website
The Origins of WWI The Nationalist Movement On the eve of the First World War, several social movements had influence over the various classes of citizenry in Europe. 07/25/2016 - 1:28 pm | View Website
Sputnik International Sputnik is a major new media brand with modern multimedia centers in dozens of countries. Sputnik is uniquely positioned as a provider of alternative news content and ... 07/25/2016 - 5:07 am | View Website
Afghanistan, the CIA, bin Laden, and the Taliban Afghanistan, the CIA, bin Laden, and the Taliban by Phil Gasper International Socialist Review, November-December 2001 The U.S. war on Afghanistan is a brutal attack ... 07/25/2016 - 2:30 am | View Website
Sino-Soviet split The Sino-Soviet split (1960–89) was the deterioration of political and ideological relations between the neighboring states of People's Republic of China (PRC) and ... 07/24/2016 - 6:34 am | View Website
CHICAGO-Some of the best offensive basketball players in the NBA are on Team USA's roster, such as the Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevin Durant and the New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony. …
As word spread that Miami's hippest neighborhood was now considered ground zero for the first mosquito-transmitted infections of the Zika virus in the U. S. mainland, many residents vowed to take precautions, local officials urged tourists not to change travel plans and mosquito-control workers geared up for war against the pests.
There's no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in Miami's trendy Wynwood arts district may be thinner after reports that mosquitoes in the area have spread the Zika virus on the U. S. mainland for the first time.
A federal appeals court ruled that a North Carolina law illegally targeted minorities with tougher ballot access rules, such as requiring photo identification to vote, adding a new partisan flashpoint in a swing state with a raft of hotly contested elections. …