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BLACKSBURG — Todd Brewster is about to take charge of the department where he worked for his entire law enforcement career so far. On July 1, he’ll become Blacksburg’s police chief, stepping up as......
Rising costs -- driven in part by the Russian invasion of Ukraine -- will be central to Sunday's agenda, where leaders will simultaneously work to sustain their pressure on Moscow while also looking for ways to ease price spikes that have cost them each politically.That could prove a challenging......
China could be entering choppy Middle Eastern waters. Multiple crises and conflicts will likely shape its relations with the region’s major powers, including Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Turkey. The laundry list of pitfalls for China includes the fallout of the Ukraine war, strained US relations with Saudi Arabia and the......
The political situation in Maharashtra is in a state of flux. One of the seniormost Shiv Sena leaders and Thane strongman, Eknath Shinde, has defied the party leadership, exposing the vulnerabilities of Uddhav Thackeray’s leadership. If Shinde is a Sainik in the old mould of aggressive, street politics, the......
Bob Marley said it best: a hungry man is an angry man.Hungry people have driven revolution. Economic strife is a harbinger of unrest.The Russian Revolution in 1917 was triggered by many things but not the least was people hungry and angry. Peasants had been conscripted into the army to......
Yet big questions loom over the talks in Germany and Spain, most importantly whether the united western response to the conflict can be sustained -- particularly as leaders face the threat of a global recession and growing anger at home over rising prices for gas, food and other goods.Keeping......
With this year’s World Cup in Qatar clouded by labor and human rights issues, there’s a push for the North American cities awarded games for the 2026 tournament to commit to livable wages, equitable hiring and worker protection.The Dignity 2026 coalition has brought together groups including the AFL-CIO, Human......
Gregarious, smart, and often seen toting a helmet for his beloved motorcycle, "Muller" was known, and even liked, by his fellow students and the faculty at SAIS. But his muddled accent caught the ear of a few classmates. On one occasion, a fellow student asked him outright: Are you......