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    Chest Thumping and Chess Playing in Syria
    Oct13

    Chest Thumping and Chess Playing in Syria

    Political pundits in the U.S. are working overtime trying to get in to the mind of Vladimir Putin and explain to the world why Mr. Putin has decided to jump into the fray in Syria. Is it Great Power politics, an attempt to distract Russians from the country’s many economic problems, or a simple case of chest thumping? And what, if anything,...

    Russian Missile Maker Contradicts Dutch MH17 Report
    Oct13

    Russian Missile Maker Contradicts Dutch MH17 Report

    The Russian state arms manufacturer of the missile system believed to be behind the downing of Malaysian Air flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine last year says its own investigation into the crash contradicts findings from a Dutch probe into the tragedy. Speaking at a press conference in Moscow, Almaz-Antey’s CEO Yan Novikov said evidence...

    A CIA-Trained Tibetan Freedom Fighter’s Undying Hope for Freedom
    Oct13

    A CIA-Trained Tibetan Freedom Fighter’s Undying Hope for Freedom

    PANGONG LAKE, India—At dawn, the old man stood outside his home on the Indian side of Pangong Lake, thumbing his prayer beads and chanting, “Om mani padme hum.” The sun was rising from behind a wall of Himalayan peaks on the opposite shore, which was Tibet. The old man’s face, which had been darkly tanned by a lifetime in the high-altitude...

    Who Shot Down MH17? Russia’s Air-To-Air Ukraine Missile Claim Debunked In New Report
    Oct13

    Who Shot Down MH17? Russia’s Air-To-Air Ukraine Missile Claim Debunked In New Report

    The relatives of the 298 people killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 July 17, 2014, heard the long-awaited results of the Dutch Safety Board’s report Tuesday confirming what many experts had previously speculated: A missile fired from a Buk system brought down the passenger airliner. But the report stopped short of answering the...

    A glance at the report into the downing of flight MH17
    Oct13

    A glance at the report into the downing of flight MH17

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — After a painstaking 15-month investigation, the Dutch Safety Board has published its final report into what caused Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 to break up high over Eastern Ukraine last year, killing all 298 people on board. …read more Source: CNS...

    Dutch Safety Board: Buk Missile Downed MH17 in Ukraine
    Oct13

    Dutch Safety Board: Buk Missile Downed MH17 in Ukraine

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands—A missile launched from rebel-held Ukraine ripped the cockpit from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Dutch investigators reported Tuesday, adding that some passengers may have remained conscious for another minute or so as the airflow tore off their clothes and objects spinning through the cabin killed people in...

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace
    Oct13

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times local.7:15 p.m.Ukraine’s foreign minister has defended the country’s decision not to close its airspace on the day that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was brought down, saying no one in Kiev knew...

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace
    Oct13

    The Latest: Ukraine defends decision not to close airspace

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times… …read more Source:...

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia
    Oct13

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia

    SAINT-NAZAIRE (AP) — France is looking to sell new ships to Russia in the future despite the cancellation of a controversial deal for two Mistral-class warships this year, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday.”Things went well with Russia, which has agreed to cancel the contract. And I even think we’ll get partnerships for...

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia
    Oct13

    French president is looking to sell new ships to Russia

    SAINT-NAZAIRE (AP) — France is looking to sell new ships to Russia in the future despite the cancellation of a controversial deal for two Mistral-class warships this year, French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday. “Things went well with Russia, which has agreed to cancel the contract. And I even think we’ll get partnerships for new...