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    Syrian Forces Enter IS-held Palmyra; Intense Clashes With IS
    Mar24

    Syrian Forces Enter IS-held Palmyra; Intense Clashes With IS

    DAMASCUS, Syria — Backed by Russian airstrikes, Syrian government forces on Thursday pushed into the ancient town of Palmyra that has been held by the Islamic State group since May, state TV reported, as an Iraqi military spokesman announced the start of a long-awaited military operation to recapture the northern city of Mosul from IS militants....

    Kerry hopes for progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow talks
    Mar24

    Kerry hopes for progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow talks

    MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday voiced hope that Washington and Moscow could narrow their differences on Syria and Ukraine as he sat down for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: CNS...

    Kerry hopes for progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow talks
    Mar24

    Kerry hopes for progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow talks

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday voiced hope that Washington and Moscow could narrow their differences on Syria and Ukraine as he sat down for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russia employs old Soviet playbook in Georgia
    Mar24

    Russia employs old Soviet playbook in Georgia

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: When Ukraine’s Maidan Revolution broke out in 2014, Western leaders should have recognized right at the outset that Russia would employ the same playbook there as it has in another vulnerable slice of the old Soviet Union — Georgia. With its small neighbor in the Caucasus, the Kremlin invoked … …read more...

    Why Putin’s Turkey Sanctions Will Boomerang
    Mar24

    Why Putin’s Turkey Sanctions Will Boomerang

    Ever since Russia’s unforeseen invasion of Ukraine and intervention in Syria, Vladimir Putin has been characterized as full of surprises. And at times he certainly is. But Putin is also quite predictable. When a neighbor cozies up to NATO, resists Russian military and energy domination, or displeases Putin in other ways, he responds with...

    Ukraine’s Parliament Speaker Considered as Successor to PM Yatseniuk
    Mar24

    Ukraine’s Parliament Speaker Considered as Successor to PM Yatseniuk

    Ukraine’s parliamentary speaker emerged Thursday as the front-runner to replace unpopular Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, signaling a breakthrough in a political crisis that has lasted months. Current and former members of the ruling coalition met to discuss nominating Volodymyr Groysman, 38, a former mayor and ally of President Petro...

    Has Europe Blinked on Defeating ISIS in the Middle East?
    Mar24

    Has Europe Blinked on Defeating ISIS in the Middle East?

    KYIV, Ukraine—The terrorist attacks in Brussels so far have produced an internal evaluation of Belgium’s intelligence and law enforcement missteps, rather than the escalated airstrikes on Islamist targets in Syria that quickly followed the deadly attacks in Paris. Two days after the Nov. 13, 2015, terrorist attacks in Paris, French...

    Kerry hopes for progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow talks
    Mar24

    Kerry hopes for progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow talks

    MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says renewed efforts are needed to fight the Islamic State group in Syria in the wake of the attacks in Brussels. …read more Source: U.S....

    Kerry hopes for progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow talks
    Mar24

    Kerry hopes for progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow talks

    MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday voiced hope that Washington and Moscow could narrow their differences on Syria and… …read more Source:...

    Kerry Hopes for Progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow Talks
    Mar24

    Kerry Hopes for Progress on Syria, Ukraine in Moscow Talks

    US Secretary of State John Kerry voices hope that Washington and Moscow can narrow differences on Syria and Ukraine as he sits down for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin …read more Source: ABC...