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    Russia Is Sending Some Serious Weaponry To The Arctic
    Jan20

    Russia Is Sending Some Serious Weaponry To The Arctic

    Russia has moved some advanced air defense systems to the Arctic in order to increase the capabilities of the country’s Northern Fleet, according to Russia’s Sputnik News. “A division of air defense of the Northern Fleet has adopted into service new S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems,” Vadim Serga, the fleet’s...

    Je Suis Charlie — Or Perhaps Not?
    Jan20

    Je Suis Charlie — Or Perhaps Not?

    Most of us human beings, whatever our philosophical, educational or religious backgrounds, like to know clearly what is right and wrong. So it was simple for people around the world to recognize that the brutal murders last week in Paris were evil and wrong: Absolutely. But not all related to the tragedy is so clear: In public and social media,...

    ICRC Calls for Protection of Civilians Under Fire in Ukraine
    Jan20

    ICRC Calls for Protection of Civilians Under Fire in Ukraine

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is calling on the warring factions battling for control of Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine not to harm civilians and to agree to a cease-fire. Confusion and conflicting reports persist over who is in control of the airport in Donetsk. Media reports say about one dozen civilians caught in the...

    Ukraine says forces under attack from Russian troops
    Jan20

    Ukraine says forces under attack from Russian troops

    Moscow says Ukrainian actions damage prospects for a four-power summit on the conflict …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Eastern Ukraine shelling kills 6 civilians
    Jan20

    Eastern Ukraine shelling kills 6 civilians

    Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces. …read more Source:...

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills 6 civilians
    Jan20

    Shelling in eastern Ukraine kills 6 civilians

    Shelling in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk killed at least six civilians Tuesday, as fighting intensified between government and rebel forces. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s Ukraine War Is Back
    Jan20

    Putin’s Ukraine War Is Back

    The EU should be bracing to make sure that every member supports sanctions against Russia, because unanimity will be needed to extend them in March. …read more Source:...

    Talking to a House Divided
    Jan20

    Talking to a House Divided

    Historically, State of the Union addresses are notably short on foreign-policy references (one analysis of the 2010 and 2011 speeches by Eric Ostermeier of the University of Minnesota found that international statements accounted for just 14 to 16 percent of the total number of sentences). So when President Barack Obama delivers his 2015 State of...

    Ukraine Reports Attack By Russian Troops On Eve Of Talks
    Jan20

    Ukraine Reports Attack By Russian Troops On Eve Of Talks

    A military spokesman says Ukrainian soldiers on January 20 came under attack from Russian regular forces in the north of the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Three Dangers to the Economy that Obama Should Tackle in Tonight’s Speech
    Jan20

    Three Dangers to the Economy that Obama Should Tackle in Tonight’s Speech

    What if, instead of an occasion for partisan polemics and balcony shout-outs, the State of the Union consisted of a dispassionate assessment of where the country really stands and what that implies for policy? On the international economic front, the president would still have an opportunity to boast. The United States’ economic recovery is...