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    Ukraine Rebels Plan Call-Up, Want 100,000-Strong Army
    Feb02

    Ukraine Rebels Plan Call-Up, Want 100,000-Strong Army

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Separatists battling government troops in east Ukraine plan a general mobilization and aim to boost their fighting force to 100,000 men, one of their main leaders said on Monday. Alexander Zakharchenko, leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR), was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying the...

    Obama Reconsidering Lethal Assistance To Ukraine
    Feb02

    Obama Reconsidering Lethal Assistance To Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is reconsidering sending lethal assistance to Ukraine, a senior administration official said Monday, but continues to have concerns about taking that step.This official, who requested anonymity to speak because the person wasn’t authorized to talk publicly about internal deliberations, said the...

    Ukrainian troops repel rebels trying to surround key rail hub
    Feb02

    Ukrainian troops repel rebels trying to surround key rail hub

    Ukrainian troops battled Monday to repel waves of Russian-backed separatists trying to surround a strategic railway hub in eastern Ukraine, while in an ominous sign for peace efforts, the rebels announced plans to boost the size of their armed forces. …read more Source: CTV...

    Israel at a Turning Point
    Feb02

    Israel at a Turning Point

    The news today about Israel is often negative. While 135 nations have recognized a Palestinian state, the PLO has gained admission to the International Criminal Court where it wants Israel to be found guilty of war crimes in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. A recent study found that the State Department has cited Israel as the #4 state in the world...

    Crimean Tatars Oppose Stalin-Churchill-Roosevelt Monument
    Feb02

    Crimean Tatars Oppose Stalin-Churchill-Roosevelt Monument

    Crimean Tatars protested a decision by the annexed region’s Kremlin-backed government to erect a monument to Josef Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting
    Feb02

    5 Ukrainian soldiers die in east Ukraine fighting

    5 Ukrainian troops killed as fighting continues for key eastern railway hub …read more Source:...

    White House Keeping Options Open In Ukraine
    Feb02

    White House Keeping Options Open In Ukraine

    The New York Times reported that administration and military officials are edging toward providing “defensive” arms to Ukrainian forces. …read more Source:...

    Obama reconsidering lethal assistance to Ukraine
    Feb02

    Obama reconsidering lethal assistance to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior administration official says President Barack Obama is considering sending lethal assistance to Ukraine’s besieged military. …read more Source: U.S....

    Obama reconsidering sending lethal assistance to Ukraine
    Feb02

    Obama reconsidering sending lethal assistance to Ukraine

    A senior administration official says President Barack Obama is considering sending lethal assistance to Ukraine’s besieged military. …read more Source: CTV...

    Why Netanyahu’s Use of the Holocaust Is a Vile Form of Propaganda
    Feb02

    Why Netanyahu’s Use of the Holocaust Is a Vile Form of Propaganda

    Some things should remain sacred enough never to be used for political gain or as justification for military operations. Take a look at these photos published in The Atlantic and think of the emotions evoked by such horrifying images. Think of the 33,771 Jews murdered at a ravine named Babi Yar in the Ukraine. According to page 63 of The Good Old...