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    Lawmakers seek $1B in military aid for Ukraine
    Feb11

    Lawmakers seek $1B in military aid for Ukraine

    The leaders of the House Armed Services Committee unveiled bipartisan legislation Tuesday evening to provide $1 billion in military assistance for Ukraine, in the face of Russian aggression against the country. The legislation from… …read more Source: The...

    Six Months in, Obama Asks Congress to Authorize War in Iraq and Syria—But to What End?
    Feb11

    Six Months in, Obama Asks Congress to Authorize War in Iraq and Syria—But to What End?

    It is not exactly clear that bombing and military intervention is working. Six months after the first U.S. strikes against ISIS and allied groups in Iraq and Syria, the Obama administration formally asked Congress to approve an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) that would allow for a continuation of American involvement in the...

    Europe’s Dilemma – Putin’s Blessing in Disguise
    Feb11

    Europe’s Dilemma – Putin’s Blessing in Disguise

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting It is hard to believe but bonds issued by the governments of Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Germany are offering negative yields. This means that at the maturity of the bond an investor will receive less than invested. These bonds guarantee, in effect,...

    U.S. to start training Ukraine troops, commander says
    Feb11

    U.S. to start training Ukraine troops, commander says

    As peace talks get underway, a top U.S. military commander in Europe says they will train Ukrainian troops to deal with “Russian and rebel artillery and rockets” …read more Source:...

    US army to start training Ukrainian troops, commander says
    Feb11

    US army to start training Ukrainian troops, commander says

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) – The U.S. military plans in March to start training Ukrainian soldiers who are battling Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, a top U.S. military commander in Europe said Wednesday. U.S. Army Europe Commander Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges said a battalion of U.S. soldiers would train three battalions … …read...

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks
    Feb11

    Leaders in Minsk for crucial Ukraine peace talks

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    Ukraine peace talks draws leaders to Belarus
    Feb11

    Ukraine peace talks draws leaders to Belarus

    The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine flew to the Belarusian capital for crucial peace talks Wednesday as fighting still raged in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Peace Talks in Minsk, Belarus – Feb. 11, 2015
    Feb11

    Peace Talks in Minsk, Belarus – Feb. 11, 2015

    Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany are gathering for crucial talks in the hope of negotiating an end to fighting between Russia-backed separatist and government forces in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Bosnia Presidency Warns Against Arms Exports to Ukraine
    Feb11

    Bosnia Presidency Warns Against Arms Exports to Ukraine

    Bosnia’s joint presidency warned on Wednesday against allowing arms exports to Ukraine, fearing retaliation from Russia over winter gas supplies. …read more Source:...

    Three Charts Explain Why Arming Ukraine Is a Bad Idea
    Feb11

    Three Charts Explain Why Arming Ukraine Is a Bad Idea

    Three charts from the new annual Mililtary Balance clarify the debate. …read more Source:...