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Space Lasers: The Truth

The idea of space-based laser weapons orbiting the earth has been a part of popular culture and real life government projects for decades, from James Bond’s Goldeneye to Ronald Reagan’s ambitious “Star Wars” program. Recently, the Pentagon began developing a framework to promote the innovation of what it calls Direct Energy Weapons (DEW) designed to weaponize laser systems for

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After Impeachment, can America Stand up to its Global Rivals?

Beijing and Moscow assiduously followed former president Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial for the same reasons they followed the first: the United States is China’s and Russia’s number one geopolitical rival. What’s relevant to America’s domestic politics, then, is relevant to its rivals’ foreign policy ambitions. To prevent acts of hostility in a time of tumult—virtual and

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Germany and the US need a new beginning in their security relationship

In the snow-covered, fairy-tale city of Munich, global security leaders gathered for their yearly conclave, the Munich Security Conference, the Davos of foreign policy and power. However, instead of Bavarian glory, tension was in the air. This participant repeatedly saw speakers talking past each other, creating an impression that this was not a dialogue about

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Dr. Cohen Speaking at the Ukrainian World Congress

Imagining ‘State of the Art’/’Cutting Edge’ Cooperative Financial Endeavors, Ukrainian World Congress at 50 and Beyond: The Roadmap, Toronto, Canada, 11 November 2017. https://www.facebook.com/uketube/videos/1681737495189817/’

Why the IPO of this Russian company in London could be a big deal – CNBC

Brexit may not be catastrophic for the London Stock Exchange, despite naysayers’ dire prophecies. En+ Group, an integrated hydro power and aluminum producer owned by the Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, is mulling an initial public offering in London this summer to raise as much as $2 billion. This would be Russia’s biggest public share offering

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Cohen: France under Macron won’t change position on Karabakh conflict

By Anakhanum Hidayatova – Trend: Despite the fact that France has always supported Armenia, Paris won’t change its position on the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict after Emmanuel Macron’s becoming France’s new president, says Ariel Cohen, senior fellow at the Institute for Analysis of Global Security. In general, France’s policy in the South Caucasus doesn’t seem to

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Trump’s first 100 days: the foreign policy report card

The Huffington Post By Ariel Cohen May 8, 2017 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/5910763de4b046ea176aed40 Many in Washington feared Trump would sell out to Russia. That never happened. Sanctions against Russia over Ukraine are in place. Syria was hit with 59 Tomahawk missiles. Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. To quote Nikki Haley,

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