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    Putin, Obama discuss Syria, Ukraine
    Feb14

    Putin, Obama discuss Syria, Ukraine

    The Kremlin says Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama have held a telephone conversation about the Syrian war and the unresolved conflict in Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Putin, Obama Discuss Syria And Ukraine
    Feb14

    Putin, Obama Discuss Syria And Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Barack Obama have agreed to intensify joint diplomatic efforts following the agreement struck in Munich earlier this week to defuse the conflict in Syria. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Facing Russia, NATO Seeks Balance Of Deterrence, Dialogue
    Feb14

    Facing Russia, NATO Seeks Balance Of Deterrence, Dialogue

    NATO must mix robust deterrence and “hard-headed engagement” with Russia to address the potential threats posed by Moscow’s aggressive activity, senior officials of the alliance and member states say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia casts doubt on Syria ceasefire deal as army gains ground
    Feb14

    Russia casts doubt on Syria ceasefire deal as army gains ground

    MEGAN THOMPSON, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Rebel-held areas around Aleppo, Syria, continue to be subject to fierce fighting, as government forces try to retake the city. And a new report from the independent Syrian Center for Policy Research estimates 470,000 Syrians have died in the war, almost double previous estimates. “New York Times”...

    The Republicans Debate in Greenville
    Feb14

    The Republicans Debate in Greenville

    Jonathan Ernst / Reuters 09:37 PM Molly BallLink Kasich sounds very much like the George W. Bush of 2000, who also ran against “nation-building.” In fact, when Kasich ran for president in 1999, Bush pushed him out of the race in large part because their messages were so similar …read more Source: The...

    The world’s jet setters have noticed some of their people are missing
    Feb14

    The world’s jet setters have noticed some of their people are missing

    ReutersThere are people in the world who rarely stay in one place. They’re the executives, the entrepreneurs, and the global citizens who feel just as comfortable in Dubai as they do in Shanghai. Call them your global jet setters, if you like. And in 2016 they’ve started to notice that some members of their group have gone missing —...

    Kerry criticizes Russia’s ‘repeated aggression’ in Ukraine, Syria
    Feb13

    Kerry criticizes Russia’s ‘repeated aggression’ in Ukraine, Syria

    In a speech at the Munich Security Conference, Kerry said Russia is defying the will of the international community with its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine and its military intervention in Syria on behalf of President Bashar Assad. “To date, the vast majority, in our opinion, of Russia’s attacks have been against legitimate...

    Don’t Model Russian Rapprochement on Iran Deal
    Feb13

    Don’t Model Russian Rapprochement on Iran Deal

    Ending sanctions on Russia wouldn’t be a “win-win.” For Ukraine, it’d be a disaster. …read more Source:...

    Russian Prime Minister Says ‘We Have Slid Back To A New Cold War’
    Feb13

    Russian Prime Minister Says ‘We Have Slid Back To A New Cold War’

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Saturday that relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated to the point that they may have fallen into a new cold war and that sanctions imposed after the annexation of Crimea has served only to aggravate tensions.”NATO’s policy with regard to Russia has remained unfriendly and...

    West is rekindling Cold War, Russian PM says
    Feb13

    West is rekindling Cold War, Russian PM says

    Dmitry Medvedev said sanctions imposed after Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and new moves by NATO “only aggravate” tensions …read more Source: The Globe and...