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    With Islamic State as a common enemy, can Russia and the West cooperate on Syria?
    Nov18

    With Islamic State as a common enemy, can Russia and the West cooperate on Syria?

    GWEN IFILL: We return now to the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria. As we reported, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered Russian military forces to cooperate with the French military, as both countries bombed targets in Syria today. But what are the prospects of cooperating with Russia to end the Syrian conflict? We get two...

    LGBT Gains in Ukraine Are in Danger
    Nov18

    LGBT Gains in Ukraine Are in Danger

    Ukraine just passed some surprisingly progressive LGBT protections — but they might not last longer than a few weeks. …read more Source: Foreign...

    BREMMER: The Paris attacks put Russia and Iran ‘in a stronger position’
    Nov18

    BREMMER: The Paris attacks put Russia and Iran ‘in a stronger position’

    France has declared war on the Islamic State, and it is looking for partners. “We must combine our forces to achieve a result that is already too late in coming,” French President Francois Hollande said in a rousing speech at the Palace of Versailles on Monday, days after France suffered the deadliest attack on its soil since World...

    Putin agrees to restructure Ukraine’s $3 billion debt
    Nov17

    Putin agrees to restructure Ukraine’s $3 billion debt

    Ed AdamczykANTALYA , Turkey, Nov. 17 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin softened demands for immediate payment by Ukraine of a $3 billion bond, for the first time agreeing to break up payments. …read more Source: United Press...

    Despite Russia Admitting Plane Brought Down By Bomb, Putin Won’t Make Defeating ISIS Top Priority
    Nov17

    Despite Russia Admitting Plane Brought Down By Bomb, Putin Won’t Make Defeating ISIS Top Priority

    Russia’s intelligence services have finally admitted what most have already suspected: that a bomb brought down the Russian commercial airliner over the Sinai Peninsula last month killing 224 innocent holiday goers. It is unclear who the culprits are. Two employees from Sharm el-Sheikh airport have been arrested and Russia has announced a...

    Putin Wants Victory, Not Detente
    Nov17

    Putin Wants Victory, Not Detente

    Don’t read too much into Russia’s gestures on Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine receives counter-fire radar systems
    Nov17

    Ukraine receives counter-fire radar systems

    Richard TomkinsKIEV, Ukraine, Nov. 17 (UPI) — The United States has delivered two AN/TPQ-36 Firefinder radar to Ukraine to strengthen the country’s defense and security operations capability. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia Proposes Ukraine Debt Restructuring
    Nov17

    Russia Proposes Ukraine Debt Restructuring

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered to restructure Ukraine’s $3 billion debt to Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s Deal for Ukraine Isn’t Enough
    Nov17

    Putin’s Deal for Ukraine Isn’t Enough

    Why should Ukraine pay $3 billion back to the country that destabilized it? …read more Source:...

    The US Is Still Manipulating the UN After 70 Years
    Nov17

    The US Is Still Manipulating the UN After 70 Years

    Although President Barack Obama said he opposes “endless war” and “America’s combat mission in Afghanistan may be over,” he announced that the 9,800 US troops presently there will remain. Obama had previously stated that he would cut the US force in half, but he has decided to maintain the current troop level until...