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Section: US & Canada

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    Smaller-Caliber Weapons Being Withdrawn From East Ukraine Front Line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    Smaller-Caliber Weapons Being Withdrawn From East Ukraine Front Line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

    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...

    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...

    The U.S. and Russia, Syria and Ukraine: Neo-Cons vs. Liberal Interventionists
    Oct05

    The U.S. and Russia, Syria and Ukraine: Neo-Cons vs. Liberal Interventionists

    As it stands today, United States policy in Syria insists that President Bashar al-Assad must go. But if the U.S. succeeds and the Assad government is scattered to the wind it raises the question: Who will defend the ethnic and religious minorities in Syria from the Islamic State, the al-Nusra Front, and all the other heavily armed homicidal...

    Coming into Alignment
    Oct05

    Coming into Alignment

    Almost a year ago, a report on Sweden’s international defense cooperation, commissioned by the Swedish Defense Minister, was presented to the new Swedish government. The main conclusion of the report was that some Swedish policies should be reviewed and an official study of the pros and cons of NATO membership undertaken, preferably...

    Ukraine Economy To Fall? Gross Domestic Product To Shrink By 12%, Says World Bank
    Oct05

    Ukraine Economy To Fall? Gross Domestic Product To Shrink By 12%, Says World Bank

    Ukraine’s gross domestic product was expected to fall by 12 percent by the end of this year further than the 7.5 percent predicted in April, reported the World Bank Monday. The continuing conflict in eastern Ukraine as well as an “unfavorable global economic environment” were the main reasons behind the Bank’s new prediction....