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    As Russia enters Syria’s war, Ukrainians ask what it means for theirs (+video)
    Oct02

    As Russia enters Syria’s war, Ukrainians ask what it means for theirs (+video)

    Moscow has shifted its foreign policy gaze to the defense of Syria’s regime amid a lull in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Some worry that the US could downplay Ukraine’s plight in order to cooperate with Russia in Syria. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    The Latest: Somalia urges ‘Marshall Plan’ for reconstruction
    Oct02

    The Latest: Somalia urges ‘Marshall Plan’ for reconstruction

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest developments from the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where world leaders are grappling with a multitude of global crises, including the fight against terrorism — the Islamic State in particular — and easing the refugee crisis in the Middle East and North Africa (all times local): ___ 6:45...

    The Consequences of Russia’s Bombing Campaign in Syria
    Oct02

    The Consequences of Russia’s Bombing Campaign in Syria

    Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States has worked to isolate Russia from the Middle East. Now, in 2015 and five years into a devastating civil war in Syria, Russia has not only entered the most intractable situation in the Middle East, but also attacked the situation with indiscriminate authority. Under the guise of fighting...

    The Latest: Bosnia and Herzegovina touts democracy
    Oct02

    The Latest: Bosnia and Herzegovina touts democracy

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest developments from the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where world leaders are grappling with a multitude of global crises, including the fight against terrorism — the Islamic State in particular — and easing the refugee crisis in the Middle East and North Africa (all times local):___5...

    Russia Broke the INF Treaty (Again). What the US Should Do
    Oct02

    Russia Broke the INF Treaty (Again). What the US Should Do

    On Sept. 2, Russia tested a ground-launched cruise missile named SSC-X-8, in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, according to reporting by the Washington Free Beacon. This test represents the latest in a long train of Russian violations of the 1987 treaty that prohibits ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with...

    Fewer Canadian bombs dropping on Iraq, Syria since election call: statistics
    Oct02

    Fewer Canadian bombs dropping on Iraq, Syria since election call: statistics

    OTTAWA – Fewer Canadian bombs have been falling on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant since the federal election call on Aug. 2, new National Defence statistics show.CF-18 fighters conducted 10 air raids last month and 12 in August, which is roughly half the average number of attacks carried out each month since the spring.There were...

    These 5 Facts Explain Putin’s War in Syria
    Oct01

    These 5 Facts Explain Putin’s War in Syria

    You have to give Vladimir Putin credit—he has a special talent for changing facts on the ground and daring others to do something about it. Russian bombs are now falling on Syria, though Putin’s intentions remain a subject of debate. But here’s the bottom line: Russia’s strongman has restored his country’s status as a...

    How the Wars in Ukraine and Syria Are Connected
    Oct01

    How the Wars in Ukraine and Syria Are Connected

    LONDON—For the last year I’ve been reporting on the Ukraine war. I’ve been back and forth to the front lines, embedded with Ukrainian troops and civilian volunteers. I’ve been on the receiving end of Russian weapons, including tanks, heavy artillery, mortars, machine guns, grenade launchers, sniper rifles and good ‘ole...

    As Russia enters Syria’s war, Ukrainians ask what it means for theirs
    Oct01

    As Russia enters Syria’s war, Ukrainians ask what it means for theirs

    Moscow has shifted its foreign policy gaze to the defense of Syria’s regime amid a lull in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Some worry that the US could downplay Ukraine’s plight in order to cooperate with Russia in Syria. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Israel says Iran nuke deal empowers radicalism by Tehran
    Oct01

    Israel says Iran nuke deal empowers radicalism by Tehran

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest developments from the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, where world leaders are grappling with a multitude of global crises, including the fight against terrorism — the Islamic State in particular — and easing the refugee crisis in the Middle East and North Africa (all times local): Najib told...