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EU seeks specialized court to investigate Russia war crimes

pbs.org Support Intelligent, In-Depth, Trustworthy Journalism. Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press Leave your feedback BRUSSELS (AP) — The European…

US leaders who want to send billions more in aid to Ukraine need to ask what kind of war they're willing to pay for

businessinsider.com President Joe Biden at a Lockheed Martin facility in Troy, Alabama that makes Javelin anti-tank missiles and other weapons on May 3. Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty…

Washington Goes To War Against Twitter And Free Speech

zerohedge.com Washington Goes To War Against Twitter And Free Speech Authored by Jonathan Turley, Below is my column this week on the campaign to coerce Elon Musk to restore the…

Why Ukraine’s Donbas Region Matters to Putin

washingtonpost.com The two eastern provinces of Ukraine known collectively as the Donbas have emerged as the main battlefield for Europe’s biggest armed conflict since World War II. The region…

Ukraine President Zelensky panned Elon Musk's peace plan and invited him to see the war-torn country in person

fortune.com Ukraine’s Zelensky responds to Elon Musk’s widely-panned ‘peace’ plan, telling him to ‘see with your own eyes’ what Russia has done and then say ‘when we can end it’ Elon…

The 'Battle for Bakhmut' May Be Ukraine's Most Brutal Fight Yet

newsweek.com The campaign for the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut is shaping up to be the most brutal fight yet in the country's ongoing battle against the invading Russian army. Frontline…

Russia Isn't Winning. Neither Is Ukraine

mises.org On this episode of War, Economy, and State, Ryan McMaken and Zachary Yost check in on the Russo-Ukrainian war to examine Russia's strength, the US's blank check, and the…

Resetting America’s Power Projection Edge: The B-21

forbes.com On January 17, 1991, America launched the most successful air campaign in history against Saddam Hussein’s Iraq. At the tip of the spear in those opening attacks were…

UK strikes digital trade deal with Ukraine

bbc.co.uk A "digital" trade deal between the UK and Ukraine has been agreed. The digital trade agreement was struck at a London meeting of Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch and Ukraine's…

"We're In For A Really Big Mess"

zerohedge.com "We're In For A Really Big Mess" - Charles Nenner Warns "War Cycle To Really Heat Up In 2023" Via Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com, Renowned geopolitical and financial cycle…

Zelenskyy invites Elon Musk to visit Ukraine: 'After that, you will tell us how to end this war'

businessinsider.com Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks with Andrew Ross Sorkin during The New York Times DealBook Summit in the on November 30, 2022 in New York City. Michael M.…

The 30 best fantasy book series for escaping to another realm

businessinsider.com When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Some of the best fantasy book series include "The Lord of the Rings," "A Game of…

Putin loses 6,000 troops in 2 weeks as Russia's weaknesses exposed: Ukraine

newsweek.com Russian President Vladimir Putin lost more than 6,000 of his troops in two weeks, adding further casualties to a hefty estimated Russian death toll from the war in Ukraine.…

The West is overestimating Putin's fear of losing power, researcher warns

newsweek.com As Russia's war on Ukraine stretches into its ninth month, many have wondered what impact Russia's military setbacks have on President Vladimir Putin's leadership. One…

Russia to ramp up defense spending as Putin's campaign falters

newsweek.com Russia will be ramping up its defense spending in 2023, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced on Wednesday, as President Vladimir Putin's war in Ukraine continues to…

England vs. the Price System

mises.org Mises Daily Articles England vs. the Price SystemTags Big GovernmentWorld HistoryInterventionism [This article was written from London and published in Newsweek, June 2,…

Broker-Dealer INX Digital Bids to Purchase Voyager Assets

coindesk.com Voyager's July bankruptcy filing in the U.S. Southern District Court of New York was quickly followed by a bidding war for its assets. FTX won that battle, but the bidding…

Elon Musk Picked a War With Apple. Tim Cook's Response is a Stroke of Genius

inc.com Elon Musk Picked a War With Apple. Tim Cook's Response is a Stroke of Genius Inc. Elon Musk may be luring Apple into a fight with Republicans CNBC Apple tax: What you need…

In Ukraine, living as normal is an act of defiance

economist.com In Ukraine, living as normal is an act of defiance Restaurants, shops and even nightclubs keep going Saturday night in Kyiv, and the streets are dark and snowy. After…

EU seeks special tribunal to indict Putin for war crimes

newsweek.com Ukraine has long been pushing for the creation of a special tribunal that would allow it to prosecute Russia for war crimes committed in its territory since the beginning of…

Motoball is like a real-life version of 'Rocket League'

businessinsider.com Motoball, or motorcycle polo, is a sport that traces back to Europe in the 1930s. It's essentially soccer on motorcycles, or a real-life version of the video game "Rocket…

Zelensky Rebukes Elon Musk’s Peace Proposal in DealBook Summit Talk

nytimes.com President Zelensky of Ukraine rebukes Elon Musk’s peace proposal. Speaking at the DealBook summit, the Ukrainian leader said the billionaire would do well to fully…

Tom Ricks: What The Civil Rights Movement Teaches Us About Strategy

forbes.com The Civil Rights Movement in the United States focused on creating equality in justice, economics, and human rights for Blacks who had been denied such since 1619 when the…

A Report on China's Opium War Against the United States

newsweek.com During the 19th century, opium was British India's most valued export and China its most lucrative market. So much so that in 1858 Britain went to war not to prevent drug…

Ukraine denies its troops are encircled in battle hotspot in Donbas; Kyiv believes Russia is 'planning something' in the south

cnbc.com Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy described the situation at the front as difficult, with intense fighting in the east, northeast and south of Ukraine. He said Russian…

What is the war in Ukraine teaching Western armies?

economist.com What is the war in Ukraine teaching Western armies? It shows the importance of dispersal, firepower and stockpiles “IN BATTLE NOTHING is ever as good or as bad as the first…

Chechen leader: Pope "victim of propaganda" after "cruelest" troops jibe

newsweek.com Ramzan Kadyrov, the head of Russia's Chechen Republic, said Wednesday that Pope Francis has become a "victim of propaganda" after the pontiff described Chechens and Buryats,…

Macron meets Biden: Why Europe's relationship with U.S. faces tough test

newsweek.com After months of pandemic-related disruptions, President Joe Biden is now hosting the first state visit of his presidency, opening the White House doors to French President…

Covid Controls Hit Chinese Factories, Adding Risks to Global Growth

wsj.com SINGAPORE—Economic activity in China contracted further in November, adding pressure to a global economy already losing momentum as the war in Ukraine drags on and central…

Fed’s housing market ‘reset’ has officially set off the second-biggest home price correction of the post-WWII era

fortune.com Fed’s housing market ‘reset’ has officially set off the second-biggest home price correction of the post-WWII era In June, Fed Chair Jerome Powell told reporters that the…

Trenches, mud and death: One Ukrainian battlefield looks like something out of World War I

cnbc.com The sight of trenches, endless mud and mass destruction is reminiscent of World War I, but that's the reality in Ukraine today. - One ongoing and intense battle in eastern…

Bitcoin offers a digital lifeline for Palestinians in blockaded Gaza Strip

thenationalnews.com Gaza resident Noor did not know anything about Bitcoin before her make-up boutique was destroyed during the 2021 war with Israel and she started investing in…

Opinion

politico.com If Tucker Carlson didn’t exist, neorealists would invent him. After all, he’s the most prominent proponent of their international relations doctrine, particularly with…

China And India Are Buying Russian Crude At A 40% Discount

oilprice.com The European Union on Friday once again failed to reach an agreement on a price cap for Russian oil, with the bloc's eastern-most members including Poland, Estonia, Latvia,…

NATO Chief: 'No Country Should Support Russia's Illegal War'

youtube.com NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday that no country should support Russia's "illegal war" and NATO ...

Global Debt: The Coming Financial Crisis?

youtube.com Global debt is rising at the fastest rate since World War Two. Our latest film, 'Global Debt, the coming crisis,' asks if banks and ...

Despite Ukraine, these aren’t boom times for American armsmakers

economist.com Despite Ukraine, these aren’t boom times for American armsmakers Where’s the war bounty? Camden, a small town in the backwoods of southern Arkansas, is having an unusual…

Germany’s government seizes Russian energy assets

economist.com Germany’s government seizes Russian energy assets What will it do with them? After a hot and dry summer, the rain and chill in September brought some relief to parched…

Can tech reshape the Pentagon?

economist.com After a long break-up, Silicon Valley and the military-industrial complex are getting back together | Palo Alto and Washington, dc Soon after Nancy Pelosi, speaker of…

France is preparing for a new kind of war

economist.com France is preparing for a new kind of war Russia’s invasion of Ukraine concentrates minds in Paris WINCHED out of a helicopter down to an attack submarine, Emmanuel Macron…

Russia says it is abandoning the Ukrainian city of Kherson

economist.com Russia says it is abandoning the Ukrainian city of Kherson But is it a trap? EIGHT MONTHS of brutal war have borne little fruit for Russia. It was beaten back from northern…

Europe has a problem: France and Germany have forgotten how to argue

economist.com Europe has a problem: France and Germany have forgotten how to argue The EU’s traditional engine is spluttering The relationship between France and Germany is of such import…

Russia’s elite begins to ponder a Putinless future

economist.com Russia’s elite begins to ponder a Putinless future Once unthinkable, the president’s removal can at least be contemplated “WHAT IS NEXT? Is there life after Putin? How does…

Ukrainian Railways reconnects a city scarred by a bombing

economist.com Ukrainian Railways reconnects a city scarred by a bombing The resilience of the network is a wonder KYIV’S CENTRAL train station is a majestic example of Soviet…

Europe’s ambivalence over globalisation veers towards scepticism

economist.com Europe’s ambivalence over globalisation veers towards scepticism The EU is turning French Pity the European policymaker trying to make sense of how voters feel about the…

Iranian drones pose a fiendish military problem for Ukraine

economist.com Iranian drones pose a fiendish military problem for Ukraine Shahed-136s can be sent in large volleys from several directions, overwhelming air defences | DNIPRO AND…

How to detect an imminent Russian nuclear attack

economist.com How to detect an imminent Russian nuclear attack As NATO holds nuclear exercises, Western spooks watch Russia’s warheads for any sign of movement ON OCTOBER 17TH NATO began…

Why Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan need each other

economist.com Why Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan need each other Turkey’s president is managing to look both east and west IT WAS a lonely birthday for Vladimir Putin. Few…

Russia launches a wave of missiles across Ukraine

economist.com The attacks on Kyiv and other cities are vengeful and indiscriminate | Odessa UKRAINE HAD been bracing for an attack. On October 8th the Kerch bridge connecting Russia to…

The war in Ukraine has battered the reputation of Russian spies

economist.com The war in Ukraine has battered the reputation of Russian spies As they take greater risks, they are getting caught Editor’s note (October 26th 2022): On October 24th…

The war in Ukraine has awakened memories in the Balkans

economist.com The war in Ukraine has awakened memories in the Balkans There are parallels and contrasts | VUKOVAR Outsiders today have mostly forgotten the Balkan wars of the 1990s. As…

Vladimir Putin illegally annexes four Ukrainian oblasts

economist.com Vladimir Putin illegally annexes four Ukrainian oblasts Condemnation and further sanctions immediately follow “HISTORY MADE in real time”, “hearts beating in the ringing…

Vladimir Putin declares a partial mobilisation

economist.com Ukraine’s advances force the Kremlin to take desperate measures For the first time since the start of Russia’s war in Ukraine, a sense of emergency has returned to Moscow.…

Vladimir Putin’s situation looks ever more desperate

economist.com Vladimir Putin’s situation looks ever more desperate A planned military mobilisation in Russia, and fake referendums in occupied Ukraine, are signs of weakness Editor’s note…

Russian discontent with the war, and Vladimir Putin, is growing

economist.com Russian discontent with the war, and Vladimir Putin, is growing A big reverse in Ukraine makes him look incompetent As russia’s troops were abandoning their positions and…

Poland opens a propaganda-heavy canal

economist.com But the canal’s strategic importance is exaggerated. Military experts argue that naval vessels would have no business navigating the shallow lagoon in such proximity to…

Demonising nationalist parties has not stemmed their rise in Europe

economist.com Demonising nationalist parties has not stemmed their rise in Europe Success in Sweden and soon in Italy shows their continued electoral appeal Imagine if abba, undisputed…

Ukraine seizes the initiative in the east

economist.com A lightning offensive near Kharkiv could mark a turning-point in the war Editor’s note (September 10th 2022): since this story was published, Ukraine has made further gains.…

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