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NATO "Concerned By Russia's Military Buildup Close To Our Borders"

"For NATO to be alleging to be 'concerned by Russia’s military buildup close to our borders' is amazing, since NATO is militarily building up not only 'close to' Russia’s borders, but right on Russia’s borders (such as in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania) and is now seeking to add Ukraine as a member,.."

Germany's "Open Doors" Are Closing: Merkel Seeks New Limits On Refugees

After German Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted late last year that she had “lost control” of Germany’s refugee crisis after adopting an “open door” policy that fueled an unprecedented spike in crime, her weakened ruling coalition announced Monday that it would seek to impose new restrictions on the number of refugees admitted to the country...

Frontrunning: October 9

  • Thaler, Famed for ‘Nudge’ Theory, Wins Nobel Prize in Economics  (BBG)
  • Republicans Worry About Keeping Trump’s Middle-Class Tax Promise (BBG)
  • Catalan leader under pressure to drop independence (Reuters)
  • Spain Warns Catalonia Independence Bid Risks Economic Meltdown (BBG)
  • U.S. Asks Allies to Cut Off North Korea (WSJ)

Is Saudi Arabia's Grand Strategy Shifting?

"Even in this era of global paradigmatic changes, Saudi Arabia’s shifting grand strategy is perhaps one of the most surprising developments to occur thus far..."

Pat Buchanan Reflects On "A Brief Moment Of Unity In A Disintegrating World"

...or will this massacre be like the Sandy Hook Elementary School slaughter of 20 children in Newtown, Connecticut, or Charleston massacre of black churchgoers by Dylan Roof - uniting us briefly in “sadness, shock and grief” only to divide us again and, more deeply, in our endless war over guns.