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  • In Brussels, Obama calls Crimea crisis a 'contest of ideas'

    In Brussels, Obama calls Crimea crisis a 'contest of ideas'
    BRUSSELS — The crisis over Crimea has not restarted the Cold War but has revived a "contest of ideas" between belief in powerful leaders and in democratic ideals, President Obama declared Wednesday as he laid out his case for firm opposition to Russia's annexation of the Ukrainian peninsula.
  • Ukraine's loss of Crimea has NATO examining its core mission

    Ukraine's loss of Crimea has NATO examining its core mission
    BRUSSELS — Last fall, nearly 6,000 NATO troops, mostly in Eastern Europe and the Baltics, trained to repel an invasion by a fictional country that bore an uncanny resemblance to Russia. Five months later that scenario no longer seems so remote....

    Obama: Lessons of World War I 'speak to us still'

    Obama: Lessons of World War I 'speak to us still'
    BRUSSELS -- President Obama laid a wreath at the World War I memorial at Flanders Field on Wednesday, noting the war that tore apart Europe still echoes in conflicts 100 years later. "The lessons of that war speak to us still," Obama said in his first...

    Gerard Mortier, European opera impresario, dead at 70

    Gerard Mortier, European opera impresario, dead at 70
    Gérard Mortier, the colorfully cosmopolitan opera impresario from Belgium whose taste for edgy, risk-taking productions earned him admiration around the world, has died. He was 70. Mortier died Saturday at in his residence in Brussels, according to a...

    Is Europe headed for divorce?

     Is Europe headed for divorce?
    Now that the German elections are over, Germany and France will launch a great initiative to save the European project. Marking the centennial of 1914 and World War I, this will contrast favorably with the weak and confused leadership under which Europe...