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    Does East Asian Stability Still Depend On America?
    Feb18

    Does East Asian Stability Still Depend On America?

    The 21st century will be Asia’s century: what happens in the East will affect the stability of the globe, says Robert D. Kaplan. He spoke with Ben Hill about the lessons to be learned from Asia’s ascent.The European: Mr. Kaplan, in your latest book, “Asia’s Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific”, you...

    The Geopolitical Stakes of America’s Trade Policy
    Feb18

    The Geopolitical Stakes of America’s Trade Policy

    This century’s defining battle could be won or lost without a shot fired. As President Barack Obama’s National Security Strategy makes clear, the rules-based system we have led since World War II is competing against alternative, more mercantilist models. Unlike past challenges to American leadership, this competition is primarily...

    Ukraine-Russia Truce Crumbles as Rebels Press Debaltsevo
    Feb17

    Ukraine-Russia Truce Crumbles as Rebels Press Debaltsevo

    A Ukrainian official said the pro-Russian forces used small arms and grenades. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine says gov’t troops taken prisoner in Debaltseve, denies town seized by rebels
    Feb17

    Ukraine says gov’t troops taken prisoner in Debaltseve, denies town seized by rebels

    Under a near-constant barrage of artillery fire, Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels fought Tuesday for control of the strategic railway hub of Debaltseve, a battle impeding implementation of a peace plan. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine soldiers taken prisoner in fighting for railway hub
    Feb17

    Ukraine soldiers taken prisoner in fighting for railway hub

    read more …read more Source: CNS...

    UN Security Council Approves Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Feb17

    UN Security Council Approves Ukraine Cease-Fire

    UNITED NATIONS—The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a Russian-drafted resolution that endorses the new cease-fire agreement on Ukraine, stresses the country’s independence and calls on all parties involved to fully carry it out. An expected vote over the weekend was delayed when other council members pressed Russia to...

    Putin Warns on Ukraine Weapon Deliveries
    Feb17

    Putin Warns on Ukraine Weapon Deliveries

    Deliveries of weapons to Ukraine’s army will only lead to a greater loss of lives in the conflict between Kiev and pro-Russia separatists, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in Budapest Tuesday. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Fresh Fighting in Ukraine Threatens Cease-Fire
    Feb17

    Fresh Fighting in Ukraine Threatens Cease-Fire

    Russian-backed separatists fought street-to-street to oust Ukrainian forces from the strategic transport hub of Debaltseve, further darkening hopes for a European-brokered cease-fire that was negotiated last week. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Bombarded Government Troops Encircled in East Ukraine
    Feb17

    Pro-Russian Rebels Bombarded Government Troops Encircled in East Ukraine

    A Reuters witness near the front line said artillery rounds rocked the town of Debaltseve every five seconds and black smoke rose skywards, despite a truce that has eased fighting in many areas since the European-brokered deal took effect on… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    ‘Stop Shooting’ EU Pleads As Ukraine Ceasefire Teeters
    Feb17

    ‘Stop Shooting’ EU Pleads As Ukraine Ceasefire Teeters

    A two-day-old truce in Ukraine was at risk of collapsing Monday as fighting raged around a strategic railway hub and both sides said conditions were not met to start withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...