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    Is America About to go to War in Syria?
    Oct06

    Is America About to go to War in Syria?

    Daniel R. DePetris Security, Middle East If Obama surprised even his detractors and made the decision to utilize U.S. military force in Syria, would Congress respond by stepping up to the plate? Here we go again. The Obama administration is caught in the same debate that seems to repeat itself about every six months: is it time for the United...

    Election in Ex-Soviet Georgia Seen as Test of Stability After Violence
    Oct06

    Election in Ex-Soviet Georgia Seen as Test of Stability After Violence

    A close parliamentary election in Georgia on Saturday is being seen as a test of stability in the ex-Soviet state after a car bombing and a shooting marred the runup to the vote. Crisscrossed by strategically important oil and gas pipelines and traditionally buffeted between Russia and the West, a fifth of Georgian territory remains under the...

    Ukraine Deputy Defence Minister, in Bucharest: We have several reasons for cooperation
    Oct06

    Ukraine Deputy Defence Minister, in Bucharest: We have several reasons for cooperation

    Deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine for European Integration Ihor Dolhov in Bucharest on Thursday made a brief presentation of the situation on the consultations of the Ukrainian side with the Russian Federation, pointing out, in context, that the Romanian Defence Minister will pay a visit to Kiev next week. …read more Source:...

    UN Security Council nominates Portugal’s Guterres as UN chief
    Oct06

    UN Security Council nominates Portugal’s Guterres as UN chief

    UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously backed Antonio Guterres, the former prime minister of Portugal who was the UN’s refugee chief for a decade, to be the next secretary-general. During a closed-door meeting, the 15 council members adopted a resolution formally presenting Guterres as their choice to be the world´s...

    Hatred Will Not Save Us: The Words Of Svetlana Alexievich
    Oct06

    Hatred Will Not Save Us: The Words Of Svetlana Alexievich

    Svetlana Alexievich, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 2015, spoke to RFE/RL ahead of next week’s announcement of the 2016 prize. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    SitRep: The Coming Mosul Insurgency; Russian Navy Sprinting For Mediterranean
    Oct06

    SitRep: The Coming Mosul Insurgency; Russian Navy Sprinting For Mediterranean

    The Next Snowden?; Russian Rubles in Ukraine; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Putin to Meet Hollande in France on October 19
    Oct06

    Putin to Meet Hollande in France on October 19

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with his French counterpart Francois Hollande during a visit to France on October 19, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday. The two leaders “will discuss international issues including Syria and Ukraine,” Lavrov told France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault at a meeting in Moscow....

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on October 19: reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on October 19: reports

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. … …read more Source:...

    Ukraine summons Russian consul over reporter’s arrest (AFP)
    Oct06

    Ukraine summons Russian consul over reporter’s arrest (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Thursday summoned the Russian consul after Moscow detained one of its state media reporters for alleged espionage. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports
    Oct06

    Putin to discuss Syria, Ukraine in Paris on Oct. 19 – reports

    President Vladimir Putin will visit Paris on Oct. 19 to discuss the situation in Syria and Ukraine with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. …read more Source: Channel...