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    Obama’s anti-ISIS envoy on why Trump desperately needs a Syria strategy
    Apr10

    Obama’s anti-ISIS envoy on why Trump desperately needs a Syria strategy

    Gen. John Allen warns that “military force should not be an afterthought.” “Using military force without a broader strategy is a pretty empty gesture. It’s actually quite dangerous.” That’s the blunt assessment of retired Gen. John Allen, who led the Obama administration’s efforts to coordinate an international effort against...

    G7 looks to press Russia to stop backing Assad
    Apr10

    G7 looks to press Russia to stop backing Assad

    In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Rota, Spain, on March 29, 2017. Price/U.S. Navy via AP) LUCCA, Italy – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering Monday for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S....

    IMF says new Ukraine central bank chief must be independent
    Apr10

    IMF says new Ukraine central bank chief must be independent

    KIEV – Ukraine’s next choice of central bank governor must be of high professional quality and independence, the International Monetary Fund’s country representative said on Monday. The head of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Valeria… …read more Source:...

    April 9, 2015
    Apr10

    April 9, 2015

    Two years ago, on April 9, 2015, Ukraine’s Parliament approved a series of historic bills that took unprecedented decisive steps to part with the country’s Soviet legacy. One of the bills recognizes on the state level all those who fought for Ukrainian independence in the 20th century, most notably the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA)...

    AFTER TWO YEARS IN NEW ZEALAND
    Apr10

    AFTER TWO YEARS IN NEW ZEALAND

    Bogdan Rudnytski interviewed Fr Ihor Kolisnyk from The Mykola Charnetsky Parish in Auckland of The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. The Mykola Charnetsky Parish covers the whole country of New Zealand and was officially set up on 28th July 2014.(Богдан Рудницький веде розмову із Всесв. отцем Ігорем Колісником з Парафії Блаж. Миколая Чарнецького в...

    After Missile Attack, the Challenges Facing Trump in Syria
    Apr10

    After Missile Attack, the Challenges Facing Trump in Syria

    After President Donald Trump was mostly cheered by the international community for his missile strikes targeted at the Syrian government, he must now grapple with how to pair his first use of decisive military force with a strategy to contest a six-year-old war that has challenged the world. U.S. officials described Trump’s sudden decision...

    U.S. to hold accountable those who commit crimes against ‘innocents’
    Apr10

    U.S. to hold accountable those who commit crimes against ‘innocents’

    The United States will hold responsible anyone who commits crimes against humanity, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday, days after the U.S. military unexpectedly attacked Syria. Tillerson is in Italy for a meeting of foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) major industrialized nations, with his counterparts from Europe and...

    Syrian missile attack: a statement of willingness to use force
    Apr10

    Syrian missile attack: a statement of willingness to use force

    A satellite photo of the Shayrat Airfield in Syria, released by the Pentagon ©USA TODAY Network/SIPA USA/PA Images Last night’s US Navy cruise missile bombardment of the Syrian Air Force’s Shayrat airfield near the western city of Homs was, on the face of it, an immediate retaliatory strike against the squadron responsible for...

    G7 foreign ministers seek US clarity over Syria
    Apr10

    G7 foreign ministers seek US clarity over Syria

    Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven major industrialised nations meet on Monday for an annual gathering, with Europe and Japan seeking clarity from the United States on an array of issues, especially Syria. The two-day summit in Tuscany comes as the United States moves a Navy strike group near the Korean peninsular amid concerns over North...

    US Cruise Missiles and an EU Vote Deal Putin 2 Setbacks in 1 Day
    Apr10

    US Cruise Missiles and an EU Vote Deal Putin 2 Setbacks in 1 Day

    KYIV, Ukraine—Thursday was a bad day for the Kremlin. In the span of a few hours, Russia’s two foreign policy mantelpieces—its military adventures in Ukraine and Syria—were both dealt body blows. One came from a United States cruise missile attack on a Syrian regime air base where Russian military forces were deployed. The strike was in...