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    Ukraine, Russian-Backed Rebels Agree To Withdraw Weapons
    Sep30

    Ukraine, Russian-Backed Rebels Agree To Withdraw Weapons

    Representatives of Russia, Ukraine, and Europe reached a long-awaited agreement on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO chief urges Russia to be constructive in Syria, sees hope for Ukraine peace
    Sep30

    NATO chief urges Russia to be constructive in Syria, sees hope for Ukraine peace

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is calling on Russia to play a constructive role in restoring peace in war-ravaged Syria. …read more Source: Global...

    Is The Thucydides Trap for the U.S. and China? A Response to Graham Allison
    Sep30

    Is The Thucydides Trap for the U.S. and China? A Response to Graham Allison

    This week the Atlantic Magazine published “The Thucydides Trap: Are the U.S. and China Headed for War?” by Graham Allison, who is one of the more thoughtful geopolitical theorists of the last half century. His classes at Harvard come with a waiting list. His books are required reading for anybody interested in foreign policy and he...

    Ukraine, Rebels Agree to Broaden Weapons Withdrawal
    Sep30

    Ukraine, Rebels Agree to Broaden Weapons Withdrawal

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to extend a pull-back of weapons in east Ukraine to include tanks and smaller weapons systems, the OSCE’s representative at peace talks, Martin Sajdik, said on Tuesday. The deal was agreed during further talks in Minsk, Belarus, on the ceasefire, whose implementation has faced regular setbacks...

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reached a long-awaited agreement late Tuesday on the withdrawal of tanks and other weapons from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. To lay the groundwork for that meeting, their foreign ministers met in Berlin on Sept. 12 and...

    Obama criticizes Russia, Putin for ‘aggression’ during statement to U.N.
    Sep29

    Obama criticizes Russia, Putin for ‘aggression’ during statement to U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama called on the world Monday to give priority to diplomacy and international law over the use of force to resolve conflicts and disputes, and he lambasted Russia for its “aggression” against Ukraine and its help in keeping embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad in power. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) – Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have reached a long-awaited agreement on the withdrawal of weapons of less than 100 mm caliber from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. The deal supplements a broad agreement signed in February aimed at … …read more...

    UN Urges Return of Aid Agencies to Ukraine’s Rebel-held Area
    Sep29

    UN Urges Return of Aid Agencies to Ukraine’s Rebel-held Area

    A senior United Nations official warns of dire humanitarian consequences if the self-styled authorities in Ukraine’s separatist-controlled area of Luhansk do not permit U.N. and international aid agencies to return to the region. Ivan Simonovic, the U.N. assistant secretary-general for human rights, has briefed the U.N. Human Rights Council...

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    Negotiators reach deal on weapons withdrawal in east Ukraine

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Representatives of Russia, Ukraine and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have reached a long-awaited agreement on the withdrawal of weapons of less than 100 mm caliber from the frontline in eastern Ukraine.The deal supplements a broad agreement signed in February aimed at ending the conflict between the...

    The Future of Europe: the Eurozone Takes over – Stronger Integration.
    Sep29

    The Future of Europe: the Eurozone Takes over – Stronger Integration.

    The European Union (EU) and its 28 members face fundamental changes over the coming 5-10 years. – Britain will vote in 2016 or 2017 on new terms. If the result is to leave a revision of the structure — institutionally and functionally — becomes inevitable. – The Eurozone takes over as the decisive institutional body...