New Hanover schools principal changes announced


As one school year comes to a close, preparations are already being made for next school year including some leadership changes.

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Algeria troops kill six armed Islamists in east: official


ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algerian troops killed six Islamist fighters during a large-scale military operation in a forested area east of the capital, the ministry of defense said on Saturday.

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Russia Proposes Joint Airstrikes with US Coalition in Syria


Reuters.
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Russia’s Military: A Paper Tiger Roars?


Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg View
Defense experts back a stronger deterrent against Russia. They overstate the threat.

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Europe’s Most Powerful Man


Douglas Murray, The Spectator
Turkey is home to 2.7 million Syrian refugees — a fact which Erdogan is treating like being in possession of a loaded gun. He threatens to send them over the Aegean to Greece, or let them walk through Bulgaria. ‘If the European Union does not take the necessary steps, then Turkey will not implement the agreement,’ he said last month. ‘Some three million people are being fed on our budget. But we are not doing this for thanks.’ Without visa liberalisation for Turks, ‘no one can expect Turkey to adhere to its commitments’, added Ahmet Davutoglu, the Prime Minister.

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