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    Russia’s motives for getting involved in Syria in the first place
    Mar14

    Russia’s motives for getting involved in Syria in the first place

    Thomson ReutersRussian President Vladimir Putin announced March 14 that Russia had sufficiently achieved its goals in Syria since beginning airstrikes in September, and that it will gradually withdraw the bulk of its forces from the country, starting March 15. According to Putin, the process could take as long as five months. However,...

    EU Ministers Agree To Stand Firm Against Russia
    Mar14

    EU Ministers Agree To Stand Firm Against Russia

    EU foreign ministers have unanimously agreed on “five guiding principles” of the bloc’s policy toward Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian President Mulling Candidates for Prime Minister
    Mar14

    Ukrainian President Mulling Candidates for Prime Minister

    Ukraine’s president is considering the country’s finance minister as a possible replacement for embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk amid talks to end a drawn-out political crisis.President Petro Poroshenko’s spokesman, Svyatoslav Tsegolko, said Monday on Facebook… …read more Source:...

    The ‘Credibility’ Argument Isn’t Credible
    Mar14

    The ‘Credibility’ Argument Isn’t Credible

    Stephen Sestanovich offers up a remarkably bad defense of the importance of “credibility”: A great power values credibility so opponents know not to challenge its interests. That’s why Susan Rice, his own national-security adviser, said the damage done by backtracking on the “red line” would be severe. Has it been? Obama says no, but surely...

    Ukrainian president mulling candidates for prime minister
    Mar14

    Ukrainian president mulling candidates for prime minister

    Ukraine’s president is considering the country’s finance minister as a possible replacement for embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk amid talks to end a drawn-out political crisis. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Looks to Off-Load Lethal New Frigates to India
    Mar14

    Russia Looks to Off-Load Lethal New Frigates to India

    Dave Majumdar Security, “We’re holding talks on the possibility of selling these frigates to the Indian side.” Russia is hoping to sell three of its six planned Project 11356-class frigates to India. Moscow is hoping to rid itself of those ships because of their Ukrainian-built engines. The Russian Navy commissioned the first Project...

    Flattop Faceoff: China’s Pride vs. America’s Arrogance
    Mar14

    Flattop Faceoff: China’s Pride vs. America’s Arrogance

    Peter Navarro Security, Asia Is Beijing’s aircraft carrier something to be concerned about? In Defense Report, Stewart Webb writes, “Anonymous sources within the U.S. Navy’s senior command have revealed that the U.S. is not concerned over any immediate threat from the introduction of China’s latest aircraft carrier in the...

    Ukrainian President Mulling Candidates for Prime Minister
    Mar14

    Ukrainian President Mulling Candidates for Prime Minister

    Ukraine’s president is considering the country’s finance minister as a possible replacement for embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk amid talks to end a drawn-out political crisis …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine’s President Sees Finance Minister, Lviv Mayor As Potential New Prime Minister
    Mar14

    Ukraine’s President Sees Finance Minister, Lviv Mayor As Potential New Prime Minister

    Ukraine’s president sees Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko and Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovyi as possible candidates to take over as prime minister. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian president mulling candidates for prime minister
    Mar14

    Ukrainian president mulling candidates for prime minister

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine’s president is considering the country’s finance minister as a possible replacement for embattled Prime Minister… …read more Source:...