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    Lack of Respect for Obama Emboldened Putin, Donald Trump Tells Ukrainians
    Sep12

    Lack of Respect for Obama Emboldened Putin, Donald Trump Tells Ukrainians

    Via video link, the Republican presidential candidate told Ukrainians at a conference that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia felt free to invade Crimea and eastern Ukraine because he lacks respect for President Obama. …read more Source: The New York...

    Trump says US, Europe should be doing more to help Ukraine
    Sep12

    Trump says US, Europe should be doing more to help Ukraine

    Donald Trump, the billionaire businessman who is leading the Republican presidential field in the polls, told a gathering of the European elite in the Ukrainian capital that America and Europe should be doing more to support Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin’s Strong Move in Syria
    Sep12

    Putin’s Strong Move in Syria

    When Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted that he was moving military assets to Syria last week, it appears that the Obama Administration was caught completely flat-footed.Secretary of State John Kerry spoke on the phone with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov twice in four days this week to express his concerns, but Lavrov apparently...

    Weekend Roundup: Refugees Redefine Europe
    Sep12

    Weekend Roundup: Refugees Redefine Europe

    America was once regarded as a welcoming immigrant nation where races and religions mingle freely, a geo-cultural therapy for history’s wounded masses who could leave their woes behind once they arrived on its shores. It is thus a jarring twist to witness the nativist rants of Donald Trump boosting his political fortunes at the same moment...

    Ally of Slain Russian Politician Takes on Kremlin
    Sep12

    Ally of Slain Russian Politician Takes on Kremlin

    Six months after opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot dead outside the Kremlin in an unsolved contract killing, one of his closest allies is trying to take on Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party in regional elections this Sunday. A veteran activist at just 32, Ilya Yashin, a prominent figure in the People’s Freedom Party or...

    Putin and Berlusconi Take Their Bromance to Crimea
    Sep11

    Putin and Berlusconi Take Their Bromance to Crimea

    The influential friendship, featuring the ex-KGB officer Putin and the “bunga bunga” sex party hosting Berlusconi, has often turned towards the comical. …read more Source: Foreign...

    What Nazi Propaganda Can Teach Us about ISIS
    Sep11

    What Nazi Propaganda Can Teach Us about ISIS

    In 1924, Adolf Hitler described propaganda as “a terrible weapon in the hands of an expert.” For two decades, the Nazis showed the world what a devastating weapon it could be. They won over millions of Germans to their extremist goals in a democracy by branding their movement with powerful symbols and images of their leader, engaging...

    DoD: Russian Military Activity in Syria a ‘Military Build-up’
    Sep11

    DoD: Russian Military Activity in Syria a ‘Military Build-up’

    DoD officials are now calling the Russian military activity in Syria a military build-up, comparing it to Russian activity last year in Crimea. …read more Source:...

    We just got the clearest sign yet that Russia doesn’t really care about fighting ISIS in Syria
    Sep11

    We just got the clearest sign yet that Russia doesn’t really care about fighting ISIS in Syria

    Moscow will reportedly provide Russian troops in Syria with an advanced anti-aircraft missile system as part of its military support for Syrian president Bashar Assad. “This system is the advanced version used by Russia and it’s meant to be operated by Russians in Syria,” a Western diplomat who is regularly briefed on U.S.,...

    Russian military in Syria ‘dangerous,’ but Canada won’t send troops: Harper
    Sep11

    Russian military in Syria ‘dangerous,’ but Canada won’t send troops: Harper

    OTTAWA — Stephen Harper condemned Russia’s increased military involvement in Syria as “dangerous” Friday — but also reiterated his promise to keep Canadian conventional combat troops out of the war-torn region. Harper says the buildup of equipment and manpower, in an apparent bid to prop up the regime of Syrian President Bashar...