Month: May 2022

The US just deepened its commitment to Ukraine by  billion

The US just deepened its commitment to Ukraine by $40 billion

Ukrainian soldiers resupply a fortified position in southeastern Ukraine. | Dmytro Smolyenko/Ukrinform/Future Publishing via Getty Images The Senate approved a…

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In White House visit, Finland and Sweden’s leaders talk Turkey

The leaders of Finland and Sweden on Thursday committed to help assuage Turkey’s resistance to the two Nordic nations’ NATO…

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The European country where “replacement theory” reigns supreme

The European country where “replacement theory” reigns supreme

Members of the Parliament applaud Viktor Orban after voting him in on May 16 as the prime minister of Hungary,…

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Italian police raid climate activists over Gazprom protest

Italian police raid climate activists over Gazprom protest

Italian police raided the homes of three climate activists early Thursday over accusations they damaged the offices of two gas…

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EU treaty change ‘not a taboo,’ says Scholz

BERLIN — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Thursday he didn’t rule out changes to the EU treaties but also warned against…

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Europe’s energy security asymmetry

Soňa Muzikárová is a chief economist at Globsec.She is a former European Central Bank economist and a former diplomat to…

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How to reinvigorate NATO and deter Putin’s aggression

As Vladimir Putin made clear in his recent Victory Day speech, the war in Ukraine will grind on for years….

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<div>The Buffalo Attack Is a Reminder That Mass Surveillance Doesn’t Protect Us</div>

The Buffalo Attack Is a Reminder That Mass Surveillance Doesn’t Protect Us

We were told we had to sacrifice privacy for security and accept the most radical surveillance state in human history….

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Keir Starmer Is a Political Chameleon Whose Main Loyalty Is to His Own Advancement

When Keir Starmer first presented himself as a candidate for the leadership of Britain’s Labour Party in 2019, his pitch…

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Italian police raid climate activists over Gazprom protest

Commission to extend EU debt-rule suspension to 2023

The European Commission will propose next Monday a further suspension of EU rules governing public debt and deficits for one…

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Britain to require abortion services in Northern Ireland despite DUP opposition

Britain’s secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis, is going over the heads of deadlocked local politicians to order…

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European Parliament presses EU to sanction figures like Gerhard Schröder over Russia ties

The European Parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a resolution urging the EU to sanction Europeans still on the boards of…

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One Good Thing: Watching the cherry blossoms in the end times

One Good Thing: Watching the cherry blossoms in the end times

A visitor taking pictures of blooming cherry trees at a farm of the Flower Association of Japan in Yuki, northeastern…

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Why must we pay to have a slightly less miserable time at the airport?

Why must we pay to have a slightly less miserable time at the airport?

Travelers wait in a long queue at the security checkpoint of Orlando International Airport the day before the Thanksgiving holiday…

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As police Partygate probe closes, Boris Johnson avoids another fine

British police issued fines to 126 people in the Partygate probe that has rocked the British government for months, but…

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The future of 911 is a little bit creepy

The future of 911 is a little bit creepy

Phonemakers and carriers are developing new technologies that are meant to improve emergency response. | Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images…

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