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  • Assembling the Nord Stream in 2011. Bair175/CC BY-SA

    Europe and Gas Dependency

    The problem of how to wean Europe off of Russian natural gas is probably more problematic than actually resolving the crisis in Ukraine. With Europe criss-crossed by several gas pipelines the challenge will be to bypass Russia altogether.

  • Infantrymen curiously eye the new British Army weapon – a Mark I ‘tank’ – before its debut in the Battle of Flers-Courcelette on 15 September 1916. Photo: IWM-Q 5574

    Tanks in Cyberspace

    Thomas C. Wingfield and Robert Sharp look at the advent of the battle tank in the First World War as a parable to the advent of cyberweapons and whether the pandoras box has been opened.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations committee

    Mid-East Peace Process is Dead

    Secretary of State John Kerry has all but admitted that the Middle East peace process is dead. Much like most of the Obama administration's initiatives in the region it has gone nowhere. The term 'poof' is apropos.

  • Russian troop carrier. Source: Kiev Post

    Violence Escalates in Sloviansk

    In a military standoff in Sloviansk, Ukraine, between Russian SOF soldiers, commonly called "Pro-Russian insurgents,” and Ukraine's military, one death was confirmed and several wounded.

  • Ethnic Russian paramilitaries. But are they under Moscow's orders?

    Beginning of a Russian Invasion?

    Events in Eastern Ukraine are fluid and confusing but does the unrest mark the beginning of Russia's full scale invasion of the country?