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    Should America Be More Willing to Go to War?
    Sep08

    Should America Be More Willing to Go to War?

    Doug Bandow Security, Americas The United States should treat military action as a last, not first, resort. A couple of RAND Corporation scholars have discovered America’s problem vis-à-vis Russia: Washington isn’t willing to use its military as much. This has given Moscow an apparently unfair advantage in challenging America. Maybe...

    PM Szydło supports cooperation with Ukraine
    Sep08

    PM Szydło supports cooperation with Ukraine

    On Wednesday, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło proclaimed that Poland hopes to deepen cooperation with Ukraine and intends to implement joint projects for the development of civil institutions. “We offer assistance to Ukraine, and we hope that the cooperation will only deepen in the coming months,” the Stationery Office of the Prime Minister of...

    Russian Fighter Jet Flew Within 10 Feet Of U.S. Spy Plane, Officials Say
    Sep08

    Russian Fighter Jet Flew Within 10 Feet Of U.S. Spy Plane, Officials Say

    WASHINGTON/BERLIN (Reuters) – A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday.The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who...

    Russian Pollster: Authorities Want to Destroy NGOs
    Sep08

    Russian Pollster: Authorities Want to Destroy NGOs

    Russian officials are using harsh new legal interpretations to silence nonprofit organizations whose work challenges government positions or authority, the director of the country’s only independent polling agency contends. “The authorities have wanted to destroy the Levada Center as a large independent research organization for a...

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic
    Sep08

    Russia Frees Crimean Dissident Umerov From Psychiatric Clinic

    Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colle …read more Source: Big News...

    Journalists Caught in the Crossfire of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict
    Sep08

    Journalists Caught in the Crossfire of the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

    KYIV, Ukraine—There is a memorial to murdered Ukrainian journalists on Khreshchatyk, Kyiv’s central boulevard. It’s a simple, nondescript metal plaque flanked by flowers on the side of a building. Some of the names are faded now, worn down by the years and the elements. The names date from 1992, the first year after Ukraine gained its...

    Russian Jet Came within 10 Feet of U.S. Spy Plane: U.S. Officials
    Sep08

    Russian Jet Came within 10 Feet of U.S. Spy Plane: U.S. Officials

    WASHINGTON/BERLIN — A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday. The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who...

    Stoltenberg: NATO to ‘step up’ Black Sea presence
    Sep07

    Stoltenberg: NATO to ‘step up’ Black Sea presence

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg uses Tbilisi meeting to say alliance will continue to work with Georgia, Ukraine partners …read more Source: Anadolu...

    US Accuses Russia of Unsafe Aerial Intercept Over Black Sea
    Sep07

    US Accuses Russia of Unsafe Aerial Intercept Over Black Sea

    The United States accused Russia of sending one of its fighter jets dangerously close to an American spy plane over the Black Sea on Wednesday, an intercept American military officials said was “unsafe and unprofessional,” even as Moscow said it acted in accordance with international flight rules. The U.S. said its Navy P-8A Poseidon...

    Ash Carter accuses Russia of sowing seeds of global instability
    Sep07

    Ash Carter accuses Russia of sowing seeds of global instability

    OXFORD, England — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter accused Russia on Wednesday of sowing seeds of global instability and questioned whether Moscow genuinely wants a viable cease-fire in Syria. In a hard-hitting speech at Oxford University, Carter emphasized deep skepticism about Russian intentions in Syria, even as U.S. Secretary of State John...