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    What Does It Mean for Obama to Love or Hate America?
    Feb19

    What Does It Mean for Obama to Love or Hate America?

    Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Rudy Giuliani is developing a productive sideline in rage-baiting. Fresh off a largely incoherent comment about black-on-black crime following the Michael Brown case, America’s Mayor said Wednesday night that President Obama doesn’t love America. Here’s what Giuliani said, according to Politico, during a...

    British Fighter Jets Escort Russian Bombers Away From Coast Of U.K.
    Feb19

    British Fighter Jets Escort Russian Bombers Away From Coast Of U.K.

    British Typhoon warplanes were scrambled after Russian military aircraft skirted England. The incident comes after the U.K. criticized Russia for its actions in Ukraine.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    The United States Isn’t Immune to Grexit Fallout
    Feb19

    The United States Isn’t Immune to Grexit Fallout

    Greece’s anti-austerity Syriza party and European leaders are scrambling to find a deal that would allow Athens to pays its bills; if they don’t, Greece could run out of money in the coming months and get kicked out of the euro zone. And that wouldn’t be good for Europe or the United States. The United States has very little...

    Western Officials: Putin ‘Danger’ to Baltic States
    Feb19

    Western Officials: Putin ‘Danger’ to Baltic States

    Senior Western officials accused Russia on Thursday of redrawing the map of Europe by force and posing a threat to the Baltic states. Russian President Vladimir Putin is a “real and present danger” to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and NATO is getting ready to repel any aggression, British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said. Valdis...

    European leaders try to salvage Ukraine cease-fire
    Feb19

    European leaders try to salvage Ukraine cease-fire

    The cease-fire was undercut by battle for Debaltseve, won by separatists. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Calls Russia’s Bluff: If You Want Peace, Authorize Peacekeepers
    Feb19

    Ukraine Calls Russia’s Bluff: If You Want Peace, Authorize Peacekeepers

    The uncertain prospect of sending U.N. peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine gives Russia a chance to prove just how committed it is to upholding the crumbling ceasefire, Kiev’s ambassador to the U.S. said Thursday. It’s also an opportunity for Ukraine to try to put Moscow on the spot at the U.N. Security Council — especially if other...

    Ukraine’s Frontline Priest Helping Refugees And Soldiers Needs A New Van; Supporters Start Crowdfunding Campaign
    Feb19

    Ukraine’s Frontline Priest Helping Refugees And Soldiers Needs A New Van; Supporters Start Crowdfunding Campaign

    A crowdfunding campaign has been started to buy a much-needed van for a Ukrainian priest and his team who have been providing religious services and helping refugees in Ukraine since April. The campaign seeks to raise around $3,000 for the van, which would supplement priest Dmitro Povorotniy’s current van, which often breaks down in...

    For Army General, Military Risks Self-Delusion If It Ignores Past Wars’ Lessons
    Feb19

    For Army General, Military Risks Self-Delusion If It Ignores Past Wars’ Lessons

    For someone tasked with thinking about the future, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is obsessed with the past. In the hour he spent talking with reporters on Thursday morning, the historical lessons came fast and furious, as McMaster discussed Napoleon, the 2006 Lebanon War, Vietnam, the Korean War, the bombardment of London during World War Two, and why...

    Enough Already! It’s Time for the West to Arm Ukraine
    Feb19

    Enough Already! It’s Time for the West to Arm Ukraine

    MUNICH — It has become something of a mantra among diplomats and other foreign policy analysts that there is no military solution to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The only viable path to peace and stability, observers almost unanimously proclaim, is a diplomatic one. But, despite the recent ceasefire agreement announced in Minsk,...

    Why I Published Cartoons of Muhammad and Don’t Regret It
    Feb19

    Why I Published Cartoons of Muhammad and Don’t Regret It

    Almost a decade has passed since I commissioned drawings of the Prophet Muhammad to run in Jyllands-Posten. But despite countless op-eds and even a book that laid out my motivation for publishing the drawings, confusion and bizarre conspiracy theories continue to cause controversy about that fateful decision. In 2006, for example, a Syrian...