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    US mulls ‘diplomatic and military’ options for Syria
    Oct05

    US mulls ‘diplomatic and military’ options for Syria

    US agencies are considering “diplomatic, military, intelligence and economic options” to deal with the crisis in Syria, an official said yesterday, while stressing the need for a “political resolution.” Top US security and foreign policy chiefs are to meet today to review their options to present to US President Barack Obama, after abandoning...

    Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia “have nothing more to talk about.”
    Oct04

    Hopes for Syria die as US and Russia “have nothing more to talk about.”

    BEIRUT// The halting of talks between the United States and Russia aimed at bringing a ceasefire to Syria comes amid a wider deterioration of US-Russian relations that will be difficult to overcome.As the two powers responsible for negotiating cessations in the violence in Syria, the impasse between Washington and Moscow means the prospects for...

    6 Moves Putin’s Russia Could Make in Its Old Stomping Ground
    Oct04

    6 Moves Putin’s Russia Could Make in Its Old Stomping Ground

    Russia’s invasion of eastern Ukraine and annexation of Crimea have left many wondering: Where next for Moscow? While no one can read Russian President Vladimir Putin’s mind, we can examine historical precedent to construct feasible scenarios for future Russian action. Here, we’ll review six such scenarios, each reflecting three...

    John Kerry’s rallying cry to Europe: It’s time for ‘pushback’
    Oct04

    John Kerry’s rallying cry to Europe: It’s time for ‘pushback’

    From a pitch to rescue an imperiled EU-U.S. trade pact, to an impassioned reaffirmation of NATO’s common defense doctrine, to a pep talk on how to combat nationalism and xenophobia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry extolled the merits of the Euro-Atlantic alliance Tuesday, declaring: “The need for our unity is as great as ever.” In a...

    The Kremlin’s Tactical Ambiguity
    Oct04

    The Kremlin’s Tactical Ambiguity

    Less then three month after the World Anti-Doping Agency’s experts concluded that the FSB and Russia’s Sports Ministry had set up and then tried to cover up a massive doping scheme for Russia’s athletes (which led to the removal of 111 Russian sportsmen from the Rio Olympics and the banning of the whole Paralympic national team...

    AM General to provide Humvees to Afghanistan, Ukraine and U.S. forces
    Oct04

    AM General to provide Humvees to Afghanistan, Ukraine and U.S. forces

    Geoff ZiezulewiczSOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 4 (UPI) — AM General has been awarded $151 million in new contracts and modifications to provide Humvees to Afghanistan, Ukraine and the U.S. National Guard and Reserves. …read more Source: United Press...

    France says time to act on Congo, EU sanctions possible
    Oct04

    France says time to act on Congo, EU sanctions possible

    PARIS – France said on Tuesday it was time to prevent the political situation worsening in Democratic Republic of Congo and consider imposing European Union sanctions. The United States imposed sanctions on a general and a former senior police… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian FM on Donbas: ‘Security should be there and Russia should be out’
    Oct04

    Ukrainian FM on Donbas: ‘Security should be there and Russia should be out’

    While Ukraine struggles to implement key conditions of the Minsk agreements, its Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin called Russia to leave Donbas in an exclusive DW interview.  …read more Source: Deutsche...

    A Russian company is selling children’s beds modeled after the missile launcher that downed MH17
    Oct04

    A Russian company is selling children’s beds modeled after the missile launcher that downed MH17

    Even in the most carefree times, a children’s bed fashioned after a missile launcher would probably raise eyebrows. But a Russian furniture company has drawn ire for selling a bed frame modeled after the Buk surface-to-air missile system that a Dutch-led inquiry has concluded shot down a passenger plane over Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298...

    Ukraine successfully tests Sarmat anti-tank missile
    Oct04

    Ukraine successfully tests Sarmat anti-tank missile

    Geoff ZiezulewiczKIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 4 (UPI) — Ukraine successfully test-fired its Sarmat anti-tank guided missile, officials announced this week. …read more Source: United Press...