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    An Explainer on Putin’s Game of Chess in Syria
    Sep28

    An Explainer on Putin’s Game of Chess in Syria

    I’m certainly no wizard at chess but I’ve played the game of strategy enough to appreciate a player that does possess such talents. Before the build up of Russian military hardware and troops in Syria last week, Putin’s approach to the Syrian Civil War had taken the form of a political counter-balance, checking Western attempts...

    Putin Islamic State Fight: Russian President Calls For International Coalition To Fight Terrorism At United Nations General Assembly
    Sep28

    Putin Islamic State Fight: Russian President Calls For International Coalition To Fight Terrorism At United Nations General Assembly

    Russian President Vladimir Putin made the case for an international coalition against terrorism in a speech Monday to the United Nations General Assembly. His remarks and his presence in New York came at a moment of high tensions with the West amid Russia’s military role in both Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: International...

    Obama Defends Sanctions Against Russia
    Sep28

    Obama Defends Sanctions Against Russia

    At the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York, U.S. President Barack Obama defended economic sanctions against Russia over its annexation of Crimea and its involvement in in eastern Ukraine. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Syria dominates UN summit, U.S. at odds with Russia on Assad, Ukraine
    Sep28

    Syria dominates UN summit, U.S. at odds with Russia on Assad, Ukraine

    UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon calls for Syrian conflict to be referred to International Criminal Court, saying five countries “hold the key” to political solution: Russia, U.S., Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran. …read more Source: Toronto...

    War and Peace: A Munk Debate debate primer
    Sep28

    War and Peace: A Munk Debate debate primer

    Canadian elections rarely turn on foreign policy. We’re geographically isolated from most of the trouble in the world and have enjoyed a functional relationship with our only neighbour for more than a century. Even when Canada-U.S. ties are strained, as they are now, there’s no chance of conflict. Canadians can, or think they can,...

    Obama Takes Shots at Putin, Assad and Iran at United Nations Speech
    Sep28

    Obama Takes Shots at Putin, Assad and Iran at United Nations Speech

    Hours before he is set to meet privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Barack Obama criticized the Russian government as he called for diplomacy and international cooperation at the 70th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. “We cannot stand by when the sovereignty and territorial integrity of a nation is flagrantly...

    Obama Says U.S. Willing To Work With Russia and Iran To Resolve Syrian War
    Sep28

    Obama Says U.S. Willing To Work With Russia and Iran To Resolve Syrian War

    U.S. President Barack Obama said Washington will work with any nation on resolving the war in Syria, specially singling out Russia and Iran. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: Obama: World can’t allow Russia to annex Crimea
    Sep28

    The Latest: Obama: World can’t allow Russia to annex Crimea

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Developments as the United Nations General Assembly marks its 70th year and world leaders debate issues gripping the global community and governments. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russian media abuzz with anticipation of Putin's UN speech
    Sep28

    Russian media abuzz with anticipation of Putin's UN speech

    MOSCOW — Russian media are abuzz with anticipation of President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the UN.Putin is in the United States for the first time since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in March 2014 and threw its support behind separatist rebels in Ukraine. What is more, Russia’s recent military buildup in Syria has...

    The Latest: Obama: World can’t allow Russia to annex Crimea
    Sep28

    The Latest: Obama: World can’t allow Russia to annex Crimea

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon for the first time is calling for the situation in Syria to be referred to the International Criminal Court. …read more Source: U.S....