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    Not a Nuclear Bomb: Huge Donetsk Explosion Caused by ‘Dropped Cigarette Butt’
    Feb09

    Not a Nuclear Bomb: Huge Donetsk Explosion Caused by ‘Dropped Cigarette Butt’

    The gigantic blast that rocked Donetsk, Ukraine, apparently was at a chemical plant. Videos showing the gigantic explosion were being shared on social media websites and Internet forums, with some claiming it was small, “tactical nuke.” “This was caused by a dropped cigarette butt,” Kiev’s Anti-Terrorist Operation Andrey Lysenko said,...

    Far From Waning, America Has Become a True World Empire
    Feb09

    Far From Waning, America Has Become a True World Empire

    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — What is the nature of the modern world order? Answers to this question are incalculably many. However, the one provided by Salvatore Babones, a native New Yorker and currently a professor at the University of Sydney, has recently struck me as probably the most compelling. Challenging the conventional wisdom, Babones...

    Merkel, Obama try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine

    Amid a swirl of diplomatic maneuvering, President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel huddled at the White House Monday to evaluate the prospects of reviving an elusive peace plan to end the conflict between… …read more Source: WAVE 3...

    America Needs a More Focused and Restrained National Security Strategy
    Feb09

    America Needs a More Focused and Restrained National Security Strategy

    As the American cable news entertainment channels focus on the artificial “American Sniper” controversy, the Obama administration’s issuance of its second and final national security strategy (the last one was done in 2010) was buried deep in the back pages of the newspapers. Unfortunately, most Americans don’t choose to...

    Why Putin Is Lying About Ukraine
    Feb09

    Why Putin Is Lying About Ukraine

    For both Russia and for Ukraine, making their war official would mark a point of no return. …read more Source:...

    European Foreign Ministers Postpone Russia Sanctions to Allow Talks
    Feb09

    European Foreign Ministers Postpone Russia Sanctions to Allow Talks

    The ministers decided not to act until after a possible meeting this week of the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine on ways to halt fighting. …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama, Merkel try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine
    Feb09

    Obama, Merkel try to bridge differences on arms to Ukraine

    Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are trying for a public display of unity despite a potential split over arming Ukrainian fighters. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Tories shuffle Nicholson, Kenney, Poilievre
    Feb09

    Tories shuffle Nicholson, Kenney, Poilievre

    OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper has picked Rob Nicholson to fill the void left in his cabinet by John Baird’s surprise departure last week.The swift shuffle sees Nicholson take over the foreign affairs portfolio and hand over his previous job at national defence to Jason Kenney.Kenney’s role as minister for employment and...

    PM shuffles cabinet: Nicholson to Foreign Affairs, Kenney to Defence
    Feb09

    PM shuffles cabinet: Nicholson to Foreign Affairs, Kenney to Defence

    Justin Tang/CP OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper has picked Rob Nicholson to fill the void left in his cabinet by John Baird’s surprise departure last week. The swift shuffle sees Nicholson take over the foreign affairs portfolio and hand over his previous job at national defence to Jason Kenney. Kenney’s role as minister for...

    EU ministers rally to urge Russia to free Ukraine pilot
    Feb09

    EU ministers rally to urge Russia to free Ukraine pilot

    European Union foreign ministers have launched a plea for Russia to free a Ukrainian air force officer who has been on hunger strike in a Russian prison. …read more Source: FOX...