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Germany Ponders Big Increase in Defense Spending

German Chancellor Angela Merkel asked the lower house of the country’s parliament to make “an appropriate” addition to the country’s defense budget for the next year.

NATO Defense
Baltics Boost Defense Spending as Russian Threat Looms

Latvia and Lithuania, NATO members, are worried about a Russian invasion. That’s why these two Baltic states are boosting their defense spending.

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NATO and Sweden Send in the Subs

NATO and Sweden are conducting a huge drill with a dozen subs from eleven countries, in a move that’s sure to raise temperatures in the Kremlin.

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Poland Arms, Russia Fumes

Poland’s announcement that it will be getting the US-made Patriot missile defense system has not been taken well by Russia, which has responded with threats against countries who play host to NATO missile shield installations.

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Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

Border Bluster

Russia continues to taunt Georgia by moving the border of South Ossetia, but don’t expect a change in policy from Tbilisi.

brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

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