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Senate Election Shift: North Carolina Begins Breaking for Democrats

The Tar Heel state has decided to shift towards one party – and Democrats should find hope in its momentum.

Not long after I posted my first update on the Senate races, a shift has occurred in one of the most closely watched states. 280 more words


The West’s Repeated Mistakes Over Eastern Europe

Something very similar is happening now in the countries east of the European Union and west of Russia. As the people of Ukraine’s Euromaidan protest movement showed in January 2014 on Kiev’s Independence Square, they were not going to accept a post–Cold War status quo in which Russia sets the agenda. 634 more words

United States

PressTV: Warning to the world: Western insanity, by Paul Craig Roberts

US President Barack Obama (L) speaks next to Prime Minister Taavi Roivas of Estonia to US and Estonian members of the military at a hangar at Tallinn Airport in Tallinn, Estonia, September 3, 2014. 1,820 more words


Obama affirms NATO’s self-fulfilling prophecy to relevance

US President Obama’s visit to the former Soviet republic of Estonia can’t be more timely as talks of establishing a rapid military force to counter the perceived Russian aggression and fighting between the government of Kiev and separatist rebels in the East intensifies. 748 more words

World Affairs

Kafkaesque NATO & Rasmussen

The retiring Secretary General of NATO

By the time he leaves office on Oct 1, this will already be over.


This was the former Prime Minister of Denmark, an undistinguished professional politician whose whole world has been nothing but words on paper. 1,211 more words


Does NATO have a future?

NATO Chief Rasmussen yesterday outlined what NATO hopes to accomplish at Wales this week. These include:

  • Creating a “Readiness Action Plan”;
  • Enhancing “the responsiveness of our NATO Response Force”; and…
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NATO to create 4,000 troop high-readiness force to counter Russia alongside British-led 10,000 strong Rapid Response Team

Nato officials have confirmed it’s plan to create a 4,000-strong “spearhead” high-readiness force able to be deployed on short notice in eastern Europe and Baltic states to counter Russian aggression. 118 more words