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    Putin Issues Scathing Rebuke of Obama’s Foreign Policy
    Sep28

    Putin Issues Scathing Rebuke of Obama’s Foreign Policy

    The Russian leader blamed the U.S. for destabilizing the Middle East and for the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin’s Syria Gambit
    Sep28

    Putin’s Syria Gambit

    The last time Vladimir Putin addressed the U.N. General Assembly, there was no Islamic State, the Syrian civil war was years away, and Crimea was Ukrainian. Back then, in 2005, the Russian president spoke for five minutes. On Monday, he went on for about 20, starting with a defense of Russia’s role on the U.N.’s Security Council...

    Russian Food Sanctions 2015: Hundreds Of Tons Of Food Destroyed Since Restrictions Placed On Imports
    Sep28

    Russian Food Sanctions 2015: Hundreds Of Tons Of Food Destroyed Since Restrictions Placed On Imports

    A total of 738 tons of imported food has been destroyed in Russia since the Russian government imposed a ban on Western imports more than a year ago, says Russia’s agricultural watchdog, Rosselkhoznadzor, the Moscow Times reported Monday. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the edict banning foreign imports in response to trade...

    Putin throws shade at Obama as Ukrainians storm out during UN speech
    Sep28

    Putin throws shade at Obama as Ukrainians storm out during UN speech

    Just after Vladimir Putin took the stage at the UN General Assembly for the first time in a decade, the delegation from Ukraine, where a Russian invasion has left the country dismembered and in turmoil, stormed out of the hall. “The Ukrainian delegation left the Assembly because there is no sense to listen to someone who doesn’t have...

    Obama and Putin spar on Syria and Ukraine at United Nations
    Sep28

    Obama and Putin spar on Syria and Ukraine at United Nations

    President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin clashed over the Middle East and Islamic State terrorists Monday …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Highlights from world leaders’ speeches at the U.N.
    Sep28

    Highlights from world leaders’ speeches at the U.N.

    The presidents of China, Russia and the United States talked about hypocrisy, past mistakes and a future of greater equality during their speeches at the United Nations General Assembly on Monday in New York City There were some slightly awkward moments—the U.S. criticizing Russia followed by Russia criticizing the West—and at least one walk out....

    Putin: Assad, Syrian Military ‘Valiantly Fighting Terrorism’
    Sep28

    Putin: Assad, Syrian Military ‘Valiantly Fighting Terrorism’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told the United Nations General Assembly Monday that the armed forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are “valiantly fighting terrorism face to face” and that refusing to cooperate with them is “a huge mistake.” He also called for the creation of a “broad international...

    Debating foreign policy: Tories under the gun, but NDP, Liberals must say what they’d do differently
    Sep28

    Debating foreign policy: Tories under the gun, but NDP, Liberals must say what they’d do differently

    Stephen Harper will be accused of squandering Canada’s reputation as a force for good in the world when the Conservative leader crosses swords with his NDP and Liberal counterparts in Canada’s first-ever foreign policy election debate. Yet even as they attempt to portray Harper as a warmonger who has undermined Canada’s global...

    The Political and Security Evolution of the Conflict in Ukraine
    Sep28

    The Political and Security Evolution of the Conflict in Ukraine

    Caught in a “no war, no peace” situation, Eastern Ukraine is slowly but relentlessly diving into a low-intensity conflict. From the onset of the crisis, barely two years ago, Ukraine has been at war with Russia over the territorial integrity of Crimea and separatist Donbas — two fronts Kiev has to deal with simultaneously....

    Leadership, security key messages for Harper in foreign policy debate
    Sep28

    Leadership, security key messages for Harper in foreign policy debate

    TORONTO — Here’s a secret about political photo ops: when a party leader waves farewell before boarding a plane, he’s usually waving to no one but the cameras. But Monday morning, Conservative supporters lined the path to Stephen Harper’s campaign plane to wish the leader well ahead of his trip to Toronto and the Munk debate on...