"The European Union is still the safest and the best option for the Balkans," said Latal, "but the big question is whether realistically the enlargement is still on the table or not, and when I’m talking about realistic terms it means something that can be, not only something that can be achieved within 10 to 15 years but also something that will bring concrete consequences like projects, investments, job opportunities immediately." … [Read more...] about EU-Western Balkans summit: Is enlargement in sight?
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The nation’s attorney general, however, didn’t touch on one of the most high-profile issues he’s known for in Colorado — marijuana. The state’s cannabis industry sees him as a threat to its existence, and Sessions’ has even clashed with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., over his actions and views on marijuana. … [Read more...] about “We’re really taking step after step after step”: Jeff Sessions sings Trump’s praises in Denver speech at Western Conservative Summit
Russian propaganda and disinformation campaigns in Eastern and Southeastern Europe thrive on West's (i.e. EU and the US) unclear strategic objectives, on poorly designed plans and insufficient capacity to expose what is actually the profile of its geopolitical foe. I argue that there are reasons for optimism in dealing with the Russian information wars in Western Balkans and in the leading countries of the Eastern Partnership (Moldova, Ukraine, and Georgia), provided that a swift change in the overall approach is embraced and more coordination within the West (even at a time of heightened transatlantic tensions) follows.Thus, I show that four broad tactics could decisively undermine the Russian narrative, seriously undermining the destructive potential of the Kremlin's engagement strategies in these countries. … [Read more...] about West vs Russia: winning hearts and minds in the Western Balkans and EAP Countries
There's also Thomas J. Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, a conservative group that's led the attacks on Mueller's investigation, as well as Trump's evangelical advisory board co-chairman Johnnie Moore, who was former presidential candidate Ben Carson's special faith advisor in the 2016 race. … [Read more...] about Denver’s Western Conservative Summit announces initial speakers
The event would cover five conference sessions debating mega trends of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, namely the building of smart cities, the development of smart manufacturing industry, the next generation of banking and finance, and visions and development strategies for smart agriculture. Meanwhile, an international expo held on this occasion will house stalls introducing solutions and services in such key areas as agriculture, industry, energy, telecommunications, health, transport, finance-banking, and e-commerce. Embracing the overall theme of the event "The Vision and Development Strategy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution", ABB’s showcase will highlight the power of connectivity and innovations to support acceleration of digitalization in Vietnam. The firm will demonstrate its latest technologies at a high-level forum and exhibition as part of the Vietnam Industry 4.0 Summit 2018. … [Read more...] about Latest technologies to be showcased at Vietnam Industry 4.0 Summit 2018