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    What Would Ash Carter Do?
    Jan30

    What Would Ash Carter Do?

    As you might imagine, those of us who work at Harvard’s Kennedy School are pleased that our former colleague Ash Carter has been nominated to be the next secretary of defense. Ash and I don’t agree on certain aspects of U.S. foreign and defense policy (for example, he’s favored a more hard-line approach to Iran’s nuclear...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Aborted as Civilians Die in East
    Jan30

    Ukraine Peace Talks Aborted as Civilians Die in East

    By Aleksandar Vasovic and Andrei Makhovsky DONETSK, Ukraine/MINSK (Reuters) – Civilians were killed on both sides in heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday, while an attempt to reopen peace talks in neighboring Belarus was aborted before it began. Rebel delegates flew to the Belarus capital Minsk, only to announce that no talks would take...

    At least 14 civilians killed in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jan30

    At least 14 civilians killed in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine

    ARTEMOVSK, Ukraine — Artillery fire killed at least 14 civilians and injured dozens more in the conflict-torn eastern Ukraine Friday as fighting intensified between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed rebels. See also: Why war has exploded again in Ukraine The head of Ukraine’s regional police, Viacheslav Abroskin, said that...

    Civilians Suffer, Again, As Shells Rain Down On Donetsk
    Jan30

    Civilians Suffer, Again, As Shells Rain Down On Donetsk

    The city administration in Donetsk, one of two separatist-held provincial capitals, said five people were killed when shells hit a cultural center on January 30 and that two others were killed when a shell hit a trolleybus. The Ukrainian military, meanwhile, said that five of its soldiers were killed and 23 wounded in the previous 24 hours. It...

    Russian military to get 50 intercontinental missiles
    Jan30

    Russian military to get 50 intercontinental missiles

    MOSCOW (AP) — The chief of Russia’s General Staff says the military will receive 50 intercontinental ballistic missiles this year, maintaining a high tempo of modernization despite the nation’s economic downturn. Gen. Valery Gerasimov’s statement Friday comes amid spiraling Russia-West tensions over Ukraine, where fighting...

    Lethal shelling rocks Ukraine city of Donetsk
    Jan30

    Lethal shelling rocks Ukraine city of Donetsk

    Twelve people have been killed in shelling in the eastern Ukraine city on Friday, according to a pro-separatist official, as conflict between Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists escalates. …read more Source:...

    Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk
    Jan30

    Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk

    12 civilians, 5 troops killed in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours …read more Source:...

    Mortar Attacks Kill 7 in Donetsk as Ukrainian Fighting Rages On
    Jan30

    Mortar Attacks Kill 7 in Donetsk as Ukrainian Fighting Rages On

    Some of the victims were killed as they waited in line for humanitarian aid intended for children and the elderly. …read more Source: The New York...

    This chart shows all of the versions of Russia’s fifth-generation fighter jet
    Jan30

    This chart shows all of the versions of Russia’s fifth-generation fighter jet

    The US and Russia have been competing arms exporters since the dawn of the Cold War. Although the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the deep-seated rivalry between the US and Russia never fully died out and is now stronger than it’s been in decades thanks the Russian annexation of Crimea and the war in Ukraine. The same goes for the...

    Bosnian arms exporter makes criminal complaint against ministers for blocking Ukraine deal
    Jan30

    Bosnian arms exporter makes criminal complaint against ministers for blocking Ukraine deal

    A Bosnian arms exporter has made a criminal complaint against the country’s current and former ministers of trade for blocking a 5 million-euro deal with Ukraine because of objections from Russia. …read more Source: FOX...