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Front Page Last Updated: Aug 28, 2014 - 9:31:46 AM


Dark Side
If Russia is Not at War, Then Who is in Those Freshly-Dug Graves
In its editorial comment, Vedomosti.ru warns that “in the conflict in the south-east of Ukraine the Russian authorities are in danger of repeating the mistakes of the Soviet regime”/  It asks: “Is Russia fighting in Ukraine and if so, then on what grounds?  If not, then who is in those freshly-dug graves or giving testimony at SBU interrogations?”

Aug 28, 2014 - 9:17:43 AM

Business
Hollande Channels Petain and Chooses Economic and Political Suicide
In a prior column I described how the finance ministers of Italy and Serbia committed financial malpractice and betrayed their nations and their heads of state by insisting on bleeding the economy through austerity to make it healthy.  “Two EU Finance Ministers Throw their Bosses and Nations Under the Bus.”

Aug 28, 2014 - 9:16:21 AM

Defence & Arms
Australia's Emerging Amphibious Warfare Capabilities
Australia’s new Landing-Helicopter Dock (LHD) amphibious ships will be a game changer for its ability to project force.

Aug 28, 2014 - 9:13:49 AM

Africa
How Tinubu Collected $1.5 Billion Oil Contract From Dieziani Before APC Convention
Departing APC chieftain, Chief Tom Ikimi, has taken a swipe at former Lagos governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over the recently approved $1.5 billion oil deal between Oando Plc and ConocoPhillips in the upstream sector.

Aug 28, 2014 - 9:12:22 AM

International
The German Intervention in Iraq
The German intervention in Iraq marks a new stage in the country’s shift to aggressive great power politics.

Aug 28, 2014 - 9:10:57 AM

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