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    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...

    Russia And Ukraine Conflict Takes To the Skies: Airline Sanctions Are Latest High-Flying Economic Battle
    Oct01

    Russia And Ukraine Conflict Takes To the Skies: Airline Sanctions Are Latest High-Flying Economic Battle

    A new economic battleground is unfolding between Russia and Ukraine. The Ukrainian government announced last week a ban on Russian airlines flying into the country, and Russia struck back Monday, saying it would close its airspace to Ukraine. The bans have the potential to hit both nations’ already struggling economies, reroute flights...

    ‘A dagger to the heart of democracy’: Letters
    Oct01

    ‘A dagger to the heart of democracy’: Letters

    Dearth of a nation Thank you, Anne Kingston and Maclean’s, for that well-written, well-documented report on the erasure of public knowledge and memory through government cutbacks and closures (“Vanishing Canada,” National, Sept. 28). How can citizens, and the people who try to represent their concerns, pursue the public interest if the...

    The Latest: Russia says targets IS group and others in Syria
    Oct01

    The Latest: Russia says targets IS group and others in Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — The latest developments as Russia and other nations counter Islamic State militants in Syria. All times local:___6:45 p.m.Russia’s foreign minister says the first military contact between his country and the United States on Russia’s airstrikes in Syria will happen “very, very soon.”Sergey Lavrov was speaking...

    Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ Is a Total Fraud
    Oct01

    Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ Is a Total Fraud

    There’s been little discussion of how Trump might be influenced by the billionaire backing him: himself. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.The 2016 election campaign is certainly a billionaire’s playground when it comes to “establishment candidates” like...

    Trumpocrisy: The Ultimate .00001% Candidate Casts Himself as the Everyman
    Oct01

    Trumpocrisy: The Ultimate .00001% Candidate Casts Himself as the Everyman

    There’s been little discussion of how Trump might be influenced by the billionaire backing him: himself. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.The 2016 election campaign is certainly a billionaire’s playground when it comes to “establishment candidates” like...

    Syria and Ukraine: Two Fronts in Russia’s War for Influence
    Oct01

    Syria and Ukraine: Two Fronts in Russia’s War for Influence

    Russia’s airstrikes in Syria are in part designed to extract concessions from the West over Ukraine by making Moscow a key player in any attempts by world powers to hammer out a post-conflict settlement in Damascus, some Western officials believe. While the Syrian capital lies 3,000 km (1,800 miles) south of Kyiv, for Russian President...

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east
    Oct01

    Ukraine to pull out small-caliber weapons from war-torn east

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukrainian government forces will pull out small-caliber weapons from the war-torn east in two days’ time if the cease-fire holds, the defense minister said Thursday. …read more Source: CNS...