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    America’s Addiction to Mercenaries
    Aug13

    America’s Addiction to Mercenaries

    A decade ago, I found myself in a precarious position. I was in Burundi, sipping a Coke with Domitien Ndayizeye, the country’s then-president, U.S. Ambassador Jim Yellin, and several others. We had an emerging catastrophe on our hands.Ten years earlier, the Rwandan genocide left a trail of ash and tears in its wake, claiming 800,000 lives...

    Vladimir Putin threatens to escalate Ukraine conflict
    Aug13

    Vladimir Putin threatens to escalate Ukraine conflict

    The Russian Navy has announced war games in the Black Sea, a day after president Putin accused Ukraine of trying to provoke a conflict over Crimea, which Moscow seized in 2014. …read more Source:...

    Russian boosts Crimea air defence system
    Aug13

    Russian boosts Crimea air defence system

    MOSCOW: The Russian military said on Friday it had delivered its most advanced S-400 air defence system to Crimea after pledging last month to deploy it to the disputed region. Russia’s southern military district said in a statement carried by state news agencies that troops in Crimea had “received the modern S-400 ‘Triumph’ air...

    Kyiv Accuses Russia Of Provocations As Moscow Deploys Missiles
    Aug13

    Kyiv Accuses Russia Of Provocations As Moscow Deploys Missiles

    Kyiv accused Russia of seeking to provoke an escalation of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, saying Moscow has bolstered separatist forces in the region with fresh deliveries of ammunition and military …read more Source: Big News...

    World › Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting as tensions rise
    Aug13

    World › Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting as tensions rise

    Ukraine on Friday accused Russia of plotting further unrest as the international community sought to ease tensions after the two sides ramped up security around the disputed Crimean peninsula. Moscow also said it has delivered its most advanced S-400 air defence system to Crimea, which it annexed in 2014. The… …read more Source: Japan...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting as tensions rise
    Aug13

    Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting as tensions rise

    Ukraine on Friday accused Russia of plotting further unrest as the international community sought to ease tensions after the two sides ramped up security around the disputed Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: GMA News...

    How Did A Weak  Russia Ever Become A Great Power Again?
    Aug13

    How Did A Weak Russia Ever Become A Great Power Again?

    These days seem so familiar to Americans of a certain age. Everywhere the talk is of Russia again. Russia has hacked into the DNC server. Russia is on the march in Ukraine and Crimea. Russia is thinking of threatening nearby Estonia or other Baltic states. The Russians are on the march in the Middle East. In Syria the Russians are battling for a...

    When It Comes To Donald Trump’s Russia Ties, It’s All About The Aides
    Aug13

    When It Comes To Donald Trump’s Russia Ties, It’s All About The Aides

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump claims he has no investments in Russia ― but he sure keeps a lot of people with financial and political ties to the country close at hand. Trump’s roster of advisers and campaign donors is filled with people who are either directly or indirectly connected to Russia. Paul Manafort, chairman of...

    Biden urges Ukraine president to avoid escalating tensions with Russia: White House
    Aug12

    Biden urges Ukraine president to avoid escalating tensions with Russia: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone on Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and urged him “to do his part” to avoid escalating tensions with Russia, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    Pope in surprise visit to comfort women in Rome
    Aug12

    Pope in surprise visit to comfort women in Rome

    Vatican City: Pope Francis surprised 20 former prostitutes on Friday by knocking on their door in Rome and popping in for a chat. The Argentine, who has repeatedly described the human trafficking behind much prostitution as “a crime against humanity,” sat down with the group, including two women from Albania, seven from Nigeria and six from...