The U.S. usually underreports civilian deaths caused by its airstrikes. Proving it in Somalia is uniquely difficult.
NATO’s original purpose was to protect member states from Russian (previously Soviet) aggression. Non-member states? Not so much. And admitting Georgia would be extremely provocative so it’s not going to happen. Presumably, the problem will go away when Georgia goes away (which is slowly happening through “borderization“).
As the transatlantic alliance turns 70, Georgia?situated on Russia?s doorstep?desperately hopes to join.
On the Catholic, mainly nationalist side of the divide in Northern Ireland, many think an abrupt withdrawal — and a hard border — could lead to reunification.
If President Trump gets his way.
That which we call a rose / By any other word would smell as sweet.
If nothing else (and there’s a lot more else), it requires political will.
Scholars at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum say that mass killings follow predictable patterns. They're using a computer model to track where the next genocide is likely to occur.
A 9.4 million-euro loan from a now-defunct bank pulled the French far right into Russia’s shadowy finance world.
I think John Oliver had the right analogy. The backers of Brexit promised the voters a unicorn and the best the Prime Minister could deliver was a horse with an ice-cream cone glued to its forehead because unicorns don’t exist, a fact that the hard-line Brexiters refuse to recognize.
Theresa May?s foray to Brussels to seek the E.U.?s aid in getting a deal through her Parliament ended in frustration, leaving her with no clear way forward.
By escalating tensions over national security, the United States may be hurting its own position in trade talks.
In fact, it’s so bad that it’s certain to win the approval of the Trump administration.
The half-baked idea would formalize a one state arrangement and render Israel un-Jewish and un-democratic