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    Russian Propaganda Struggles To Find Good Reasons For Bombing Syria
    Oct05

    Russian Propaganda Struggles To Find Good Reasons For Bombing Syria

    On Sunday night, during an appearance on a prime-time political talk show, the Russian lawmaker Semyon Bagdasarov offered a curious interpretation of his nation’s history. The roots of Russian civilization, he suggested, trace all the way back Syria, without which Russia would never have existed in the first place. “This is our land,” he...

    Jordanian IS Suicide Bomber Said Recruited In Ukraine
    Oct05

    Jordanian IS Suicide Bomber Said Recruited In Ukraine

    A Jordanian lawmaker’s son who joined the Islamic State (IS) militant group and blew himself up in Iraq was recruited while at medical school in Ukraine, his relatives have said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Praise for Putin Is Misplaced, and Dangerous
    Oct05

    Praise for Putin Is Misplaced, and Dangerous

    It seems fashionable in some circles to praise Vladimir Putin, the President of Russia, for being some sort of a hero for world peace and justice. The most recent instance of this Putin-praise came in the aftermath of Mr. Putin’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly in which he suggested that the world really ought to find a...

    Why Russia sanctions are here for the long-haul
    Oct05

    Why Russia sanctions are here for the long-haul

    Both the West and Moscow are unwilling to stand down over Russia’s annexation of Crimea, raising concerns that sanctions are here for the long-run and may even be increased. …read more Source:...

    Smaller-Caliber Weapons Being Withdrawn From East Ukraine Front Line
    Oct05

    Smaller-Caliber Weapons Being Withdrawn From East Ukraine Front Line

    Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists have started withdrawing small-caliber weapons from the front line. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Is Willing to Put Our National Security at Risk With a Veto
    Oct05

    Obama Is Willing to Put Our National Security at Risk With a Veto

    The Russians are bombing CIA-backed rebels in Syria and continuing to hold parts of Ukraine. ISIS continues to spread in the Middle East and inspire attacks around the world. Iran is receiving hundreds of billions in sanctions relief, some of which will likely go to destabilizing the Middle East. China is building illegal islands in the South...

    Global Displacement Spirals as Money Runs Out
    Oct05

    Global Displacement Spirals as Money Runs Out

    The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, warns the number of people being displaced worldwide by conflict and persecution is spiraling at a time when aid agencies are too broke to help them. Speaking in Geneva, he opened the annual refugee conference with a plea for more financial support to tackle a myriad of global refugee...

    What a war with Russia might look like
    Oct05

    What a war with Russia might look like

    Vladimir Putin’s brazen moves in Syria and Ukraine raise new questions about America’s contingency plans. …read more Source: USA...

    NATO To Open Counterespionage Hub In Poland
    Oct05

    NATO To Open Counterespionage Hub In Poland

    NATO is reportedly set to open a counterespionage hub in Poland by the end of this year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Court Upholds Prolongation Of Savchenko’s Arrest
    Oct05

    Russian Court Upholds Prolongation Of Savchenko’s Arrest

    A Russian court has rejected an appeal from Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko over an extension of her detention. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...