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    Beijing and Moscow Object to U.S.–Korea Missile Defense Collaboration
    Apr29

    Beijing and Moscow Object to U.S.–Korea Missile Defense Collaboration

    Seoul and Washington have been in advanced discussions to install a sophisticated anti-missile system called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in South Korea. The plan, which received a sense of added urgency after North Korea conducted nuclear tests earlier this year, has now prompted vociferous protestation from Russia and China....

    U.S. Foreign Policy Got In The Way Of Helping Greece, Greek Ex-Official Says
    Apr29

    U.S. Foreign Policy Got In The Way Of Helping Greece, Greek Ex-Official Says

    The United States did not pressure Germany more heavily to give Greece debt relief because it needed Germany’s cooperation in higher-priority foreign policy matters, according to a former Greek finance minister. Yanis Varoufakis, the ex-cabinet official who became famous as the face of Greek defiance in the first half of 2015, said the...

    U.S. Bill Links Russia Sanctions Relief To Crimea’s Return To Ukraine
    Apr29

    U.S. Bill Links Russia Sanctions Relief To Crimea’s Return To Ukraine

    A new bill in the U.S. Congress would prevent the White House from lifting a raft of sanctions against Russia until Ukraine restores control over Crimea, which Moscow forcibly annexed in 2014, or settles the peninsula’s status to Kyiv’s satisfaction. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trilateral Contact Group Seeks Easter Cease-Fire In Ukraine
    Apr29

    Trilateral Contact Group Seeks Easter Cease-Fire In Ukraine

    The Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine says it aims for a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine to begin with the start of the Easter and May holidays. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Our Next President Must Stand Up to Putin
    Apr29

    Our Next President Must Stand Up to Putin

    Whoever takes over the White House in 2017 will face an aggressive, revanchist Russia that is a threat to the United States and our allies. No amount of wishful thinking can obscure this fact. Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and invasion of the Donbas region of Ukraine is just one example in a long list of recent aggressions and abuses...

    All You Need To Know About The UK’s Anti-Semitism Scandal
    Apr29

    All You Need To Know About The UK’s Anti-Semitism Scandal

    A spate of anti-Semitic incidents escalated in British politics this week — and forced the country’s center-left Labour Party to do some serious soul-searching about its members and values.Here’s what you need to know:A Prominent British Politician Made Some Incendiary Anti-Semitic RemarksKen Livingstone, the former mayor of...

    Drones: Russia’s Hot New Propaganda Tool
    Apr29

    Drones: Russia’s Hot New Propaganda Tool

    Adam Saxton Society, Russia, Syria, Ukraine Moscow’s state press swoops over Syria’s battlefields for footage. Russia is beginning to up the ante with drones, and not in the way you may think. Shortly after Syrian forces retook Palmyra aided by Russian air power, Russian television stations aired crystal clear, drone captured footage...

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter
    Apr29

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter

    The international envoy working to bring peace to eastern Ukraine says agreement has been reached to observe a cease-fire with the start of the Orthodox Easter and May Day holidays. …read more Source: FOX...

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter
    Apr29

    Cease-fire in east Ukraine set to begin on Orthodox Easter

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The international envoy working to bring peace to eastern Ukraine says agreement has been reached to observe a cease-fire with the start of the Orthodox Easter and May Day holidays. Martin Sajdik, the special envoy for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, said after talks Friday in Minsk, the Belarusian...

    Cease-Fire in East Ukraine Set to Begin on Orthodox Easter
    Apr29

    Cease-Fire in East Ukraine Set to Begin on Orthodox Easter

    The international envoy working to bring peace to eastern Ukraine says agreement has been reached to observe a cease-fire with the start of the Orthodox Easter and May Day holidays …read more Source: ABC...