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    Crash in Ukraine: War Crime, Stupidity or Both?
    Sep29

    Crash in Ukraine: War Crime, Stupidity or Both?

    A Dutch-led investigation team said it had “irrefutable” evidence that a Russian-built missile shot out of the sky a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people, 193 of them Dutch citizens. It said the launch was in an area controlled by pro-Russian fighters battling the Ukraine government since early 2014. The report,...

    US welcomes MH17 inquiry, notes Russian link
    Sep29

    US welcomes MH17 inquiry, notes Russian link

    [WASHINGTON] The United States welcomed on Wednesday the preliminary results of a criminal inquiry into the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine, saying it supported Washington’s suspicions of Russian involvement. …read more Source: The Business...

    BUK: Russia’s feared anti-aircraft missile system
    Sep29

    BUK: Russia’s feared anti-aircraft missile system

    MOSCOW: The BUK missile system blamed for shooting down flight MH17 over east Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, is an anti-aircraft weapon whose origins date back to the Soviet era. The system is designed to be a mobile surface-to-air system able to engage multiple targets at a variety of ranges. BUK — which means “Beech” in Russian —...

    Fortune Favors the Bold
    Sep29

    Fortune Favors the Bold

    An intelligence surge is appropriate, lawful, timely, necessary, and critical to achieving the foreign policy aims of the next administration. This election is a turning point for American foreign policy. Disengagement has emboldened our adversaries. Violent, sadistic non-state actors like the Islamic State, Hezbollah, and the Badr Organization...

    Points from the MH17 investigation
    Sep29

    Points from the MH17 investigation

    NIEUWEGEIN: An international criminal inquiry into the 2014 downing of Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine revealed Wednesday that a BUK missile which brought down the plane was transported from Russia. Here are the main findings of the inquiry carried out by the Joint Investigation team (JIT), led by Dutch prosecutors with teams from Australia,...

    MH17 hit by Buk missile launched from rebel-held village: prosecutors
    Sep29

    MH17 hit by Buk missile launched from rebel-held village: prosecutors

    A MALAYSIAN airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, international prosecutors said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Business...

    Abe Really Really Wants A Deal With Russia
    Sep29

    Abe Really Really Wants A Deal With Russia

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is once again pushing hard to resolve the Kuril islands dispute with Russia, Reuters reports: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is betting that close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Russia’s economic woes and regional concerns about China’s rise will help him make progress in a decades-old...

    Man accosts Kim Kardashian in Paris for second time
    Sep29

    Man accosts Kim Kardashian in Paris for second time

    PARIS (AP) — Serial celebrity accoster Vitalii Sediuk has struck again, this time at Paris Fashion Week, targeting Kim Kardashian’s derriere as she was entering the exclusive L’Avenue restaurant. Kardashian’s makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic caught the Wednesday incident on video and posted it to his Instagram account. It showed...

    Prosecutors: MH17 downed by Russian-made missile
    Sep29

    Prosecutors: MH17 downed by Russian-made missile

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from a launcher brought into Ukraine from Russia and located in a village held by pro-Russian rebels, international prosecutors said yesterday. The findings counter Moscow’s suggestion that the passenger plane, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in July 2014, was brought...

    Probe: Malaysian jet downed by missile launcher from Russia
    Sep29

    Probe: Malaysian jet downed by missile launcher from Russia

    NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch-led criminal investigators said Wednesday they have solid evidence that a Malaysian jet was shot down in 2014 by a Buk missile that was moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia. Wilbert Paulissen, head of the Central Crime Investigation department of the Dutch National Police, said communications intercepts...