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    Obama sees another foreign policy goal crumble in Syria
    Apr21

    Obama sees another foreign policy goal crumble in Syria

    President Barack Obama’s most tangible success in his push to stop Syria’s bloodbath — a cease-fire struck in late February — is rapidly turning into a failure. His fiercest critics in Congress, meanwhile, are basically saying, “I told you so.”The always-fragile truce “may be breaking down” the president...

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl
    Apr21

    Looking back: 30 years of photographing Chernobyl

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Efrem Lukatsky, a Kiev-based photographer for The Associated Press, recalls the confusion and anxiety of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion, the world's worst nuclear accident…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain
    Apr21

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ukraine’s president said Thursday that sanctions against Russia must stay in place as long as hostilities in eastern Ukraine continue. …read more Source: CNS...

    These are the world’s most heavily contested seas
    Apr21

    These are the world’s most heavily contested seas

    The world is ultimately linked by its bodies of water. Global trade relies upon open navigation of the water ways and easy access around the globe. However, the following seas have had their fair share of being fraught with tension. We have listed eight of the tensest seas in the world below. Aegean Sea Google Maps Countries in Conflict: Greece...

    NATO Dismisses Russian Claims of Civil War in Ukraine
    Apr21

    NATO Dismisses Russian Claims of Civil War in Ukraine

    The NATO and Russia council’s first meeting in almost two years was marred by “profound disagreements” on the crisis in Ukraine, with NATO dismissing Russian claims that the conflict is a “civil war” “During the meeting it was reconfirmed that we disagree both when it comes to the facts, the narratives, and the responsibilities for the...

    The Fallacy of Focusing on Islamic Radicalization
    Apr21

    The Fallacy of Focusing on Islamic Radicalization

    There are Jihadists from dozens of countries who have joined ISIS. What do they all have in common? The official answer is radicalization. Muslims in Europe are “radicalized” by alienation, racism and unemployment. Neglected by governments, Muslim youth band together and become terrorists. Muslims in Israel are responding to the “despair and...

    SitRep: Exclusive: Pentagon Says Russia Can Fight in Ukraine and Syria Another Two Years
    Apr21

    SitRep: Exclusive: Pentagon Says Russia Can Fight in Ukraine and Syria Another Two Years

    MANPADS for Syrian rebels; Obama in Syria; and lots more …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain
    Apr21

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain

    Ukraine’s president says sanctions against Russia must stay in place as long as hostilities in eastern Ukraine still continue. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Iran-Iraq war, continued
    Apr21

    The Iran-Iraq war, continued

    September 1980, Abadan, Iran – An Iraqi soldier watches as the Iranian Abadan refinery, located near the Iraqi border, burns. The Abadan oil refinery was under constant fire from the Iraqi air force during the Iran-Iraq conflict. (Henri Bureau/Sygma/Corbis) Few events in the 20th century were as large and remain as poorly understood by outsiders...

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain
    Apr21

    Ukraine president: Sanctions against Russia must remain

    Ukraine’s president says sanctions against Russia must stay in place as long as hostilities in eastern Ukraine still continue. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...