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    If you win the wars at home, there’ll be no fighting anymore
    Nov10

    If you win the wars at home, there’ll be no fighting anymore

    Photo by Benoit Aubry But the hardest thing I’ll ask you, if you will only try Is take your children by their hands and look into their eyes And there you’ll see the answer you should have seen before 
If you’ll win the wars at home, there’ll be no fighting anymore 
- final verse of Phil Ochs’ “What Are You Fighting...

    Congress Passes Bill Giving Lethal Aid to Ukraine
    Nov10

    Congress Passes Bill Giving Lethal Aid to Ukraine

    Congress has passed a defense policy bill that authorizes up to $50 million in lethal military aid for Ukraine and mandates a White House response if Russia is deemed to be violating a key arms control treaty. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Says Ban on Flights to Egypt Will Last for Months
    Nov10

    Russia Says Ban on Flights to Egypt Will Last for Months

    (MOSCOW) — Moscow’s ban on all flights to Egypt in the wake of a Russian plane crash will last for at least several months, the Kremlin chief of staff said Tuesday, dealing a severe blow to Egypt’s struggling tourism industry. President Vladimir Putin’s chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said on a visit to Finland that it would be...

    Senate bill would ban Guantanamo Bay detainees from US
    Nov10

    Senate bill would ban Guantanamo Bay detainees from US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a $607 billion defense policy bill Tuesday that bans moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States — something Barack Obama has been trying to do since he was sworn in as president.The Senate’s 91-to-3 vote gave final legislative approval to the measure. The House overwhelmingly passed it last week,...

    Congress Passes Defense Bill That Would Ban Moving Guantanamo Detainees to U.S.
    Nov10

    Congress Passes Defense Bill That Would Ban Moving Guantanamo Detainees to U.S.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress passed a $607 billion defense policy bill Tuesday that bans moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States — something Barack Obama has been trying to do since he was sworn in as president. The Senate’s 91-to-3 vote gave final legislative approval to the measure. The House overwhelmingly passed it last week,...

    International teams inspect security at Cairo airport
    Nov10

    International teams inspect security at Cairo airport

    MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow’s ban on all flights to Egypt in the wake of a Russian plane crash will last for at least several months, the Kremlin chief of staff said Tuesday, dealing a severe blow to Egypt’s struggling tourism industry.President Vladimir Putin’s chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said on a visit to Finland that it would be...

    Kremlin: Russian Ban On Flights To Egypt Will Last Months
    Nov10

    Kremlin: Russian Ban On Flights To Egypt Will Last Months

    MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow’s ban on all flights to Egypt in the wake of a Russian plane crash will last for at least several months, the Kremlin chief of staff said Tuesday, dealing a severe blow to Egypt’s struggling tourism industry.President Vladimir Putin’s chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said on a visit to Finland that it would be...

    Eastern Ukraine’s Young People Face a Future Put on Ice
    Nov10

    Eastern Ukraine’s Young People Face a Future Put on Ice

    The experiences of the few young professionals who have remained in the region reflect a sharp decline in living standards and a building sense of hopelessness. …read more Source: The New York...

    Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months
    Nov10

    Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

    U.S. and British officials have cited intelligence reports indicating that the plane, en route from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg, was brought down by a bomb on board. Tourism represents 11 percent of Egypt’s economy and almost 20 percent of crucial foreign currency revenues, and it had been making a gradual recovery after years of...

    Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months
    Nov10

    Kremlin: Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

    MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow’s ban on all flights to Egypt in the wake of a Russian plane crash will last for at least several months, the Kremlin chief of staff said Tuesday, dealing a severe blow to Egypt’s struggling tourism industry. President Vladimir Putin’s chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said on a visit to Finland that it would...