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  • The outdated business model of Diversity Inc.

    Diversity has become corporatized on American campuses, with scores of bureaucrats and administrators accentuating different pedigrees and ancestries. That's odd, because diversity does not mean any more "variety" or "points of difference," at least as it...
  • Ukraine halts eastward expansion of NATO

    PARIS -- Russia's relations with the Western countries are troubled and dangerous in the Ukraine dispute, and an important opportunity may be lost. Russian President Vladimir Putin has recently made a spectacular return to great power politics in the...
  • Vice Media and Antenna Group Pact to Launch Vice Across Southeast Europe

    Vice media has pacted with Antenna Group, the largest media company in Greece, in a strategic partnership that will expand the youth media brand's footprint across Greece and Southeast Europe by establishing local Vice bureaus that will fuel digital,...
  • Baltimore author Wil Hylton to discuss book about MIA recovery mission

    Baltimore author Wil Hylton to discuss book about MIA recovery mission
    For the Baltimore journalist Wil Hylton, some ugly numbers help represent the painful legacy of American armed forces members who remain missing in action. One statistic is 83,000 — the number of Americans who have disappeared in battle since...
  • Albania asked to host destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal

     Albania asked to host destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal
    WASHINGTON — For years, when the United States has needed to hand off a dirty diplomatic chore, one obscure nation has reliably raised its hand: Albania. A poor sliver of a country clinging to the edge of Europe, Albania took in ethnic Uighur...
  • Zagreb Festival Prize Delivered to 'Lunchbox'

    ZAGREB, Croatia -- The international features jury at the Zagreb Film Festival, which is one of the Balkan region's top movie events, delivered the top prize to "The Lunchbox" Saturday at the closing ceremony in the historic Europa Kino movie theater,...
  • Would a stronger European federation even help?

    PARIS -- The belief widely held is that enlarged federalism is the appropriate response to the economic crisis provoked by the Wall Street credit crash. Why? Fundamental to the crisis is the degree of federation it already has. Seventeen economically...
  • Greece's Balkan inheritance is heavy

    PARIS -- The Balkans are historically apart from Europe for two reasons, one religious and the other political. This has everything to do with the present crisis of Greece and the future of Greece's membership in -- or perhaps its departure from -- the...
  • Kindness One: Finding a lifeline in Sarajevo

    Kindness One: Finding a lifeline in Sarajevo
    "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear" -- Nelson Mandela As I continue to travel across the world relying on the kindness of...
  • Serbia Selects 'Circles' as Oscar Entry

    LONDON -- Serbia has selected Srdan Golubovic's "Circles," which won the Special Jury Prize in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section at Sundance, as its entry for the foreign-language pic Oscar. The film centers on the murder of Marko, a...
  • Maryland National Guard celebrates foreign partnerships

    Maryland National Guard celebrates foreign partnerships
    For Capt. Martin Noorsalu, deploying to Afghanistan with the Maryland National Guard last year was an unusual opportunity. Noorsalu is one of only a dozen helicopter pilots in the Estonian Air Force. The sole air defense service of the former Soviet...