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    Kerry: U.S. ‘cannot close our eyes’ to Russian fighters in Ukraine
    Feb06

    Kerry: U.S. ‘cannot close our eyes’ to Russian fighters in Ukraine

    RELATED LINKSSanctions ‘only pressure point the West has’ in Ukraine-Russia crisis As tensions build, U.S. has ‘zero options’ in Ukraine Ukraine-Russia conflict doesn’t stop at the church door GWEN IFILL: In Ukraine, a debate over guns or diplomacy, a battle over that choice shaped up today as Western leaders sought to stop the...

    Would arming Ukraine discourage Russian aggression or invite escalation?
    Feb06

    Would arming Ukraine discourage Russian aggression or invite escalation?

    RELATED LINKSAs tensions build, U.S. has ‘zero options’ in Ukraine Sanctions ‘only pressure point the West has’ in Ukraine-Russia crisis Ukraine-Russia conflict doesn’t stop at the church door GWEN IFILL: Should the United States beef up military support to Ukraine? For that, we turn to Steven Pifer, who served as U.S....

    Hagel concerned about possible split in NATO
    Feb06

    Hagel concerned about possible split in NATO

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks at a meeting of defense ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Feb. 5. Photo by John Thys/AFP/Getty Images BRUSSELS — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday he is worried about a potential division within NATO as countries in the north want to focus on the growing threat from Russia, while...

    Fighting in Ukraine Is So Bad That 1M People Are Now Displaced
    Feb06

    Fighting in Ukraine Is So Bad That 1M People Are Now Displaced

    As a humanitarian truce winds down on Friday, the UN refugee agency reported that fighting in eastern Ukraine has displaced one million people. …read more Source: ABC...

    AP Interview: NATO Head Says Ukraine Ceasefire Top Priority
    Feb06

    AP Interview: NATO Head Says Ukraine Ceasefire Top Priority

    AP Interview: NATO head says Ukraine ceasefire top priority but must be properly monitored …read more Source: ABC...

    AP Interview: NATO head says Ukraine ceasefire top priority
    Feb06

    AP Interview: NATO head says Ukraine ceasefire top priority

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    Noam Chomsky: A Brief History of America’s Cold-Blooded, Terroristic Treatment of Cuba
    Feb06

    Noam Chomsky: A Brief History of America’s Cold-Blooded, Terroristic Treatment of Cuba

    “The Cuban threat was the familiar one that runs through Cold War history, with many predecessors.” The establishment of diplomatic ties between the US and Cuba has been widely hailed as an event of historic importance. Correspondent John Lee Anderson, who has written perceptively about the region, sums up a general reaction among...

    German, French Leaders Take Ukraine Peace Effort to Moscow
    Feb06

    German, French Leaders Take Ukraine Peace Effort to Moscow

    German, French leaders take Ukraine peace effort to Moscow; say cease-fire only 1st step …read more Source: ABC...

    Chomsky and Kissinger: Don’t Increase US Military Involvement in Ukraine
    Feb06

    Chomsky and Kissinger: Don’t Increase US Military Involvement in Ukraine

    Both men argue U.S. military involvement there would be a “historic tragedy.” The New York Times reported Tuesday that the Obama administration is considering sending more weapons to Ukraine — $3 billion worth. The Times reports: “Secretary of State John Kerry, who plans to visit Kiev on Thursday [Feb. 5], is open to new discussions...

    U.S. must resist urge to ‘overreach’ in global crises, Obama says
    Feb06

    U.S. must resist urge to ‘overreach’ in global crises, Obama says

    Protesters hold up pictures of Jordanian King Abdullah and pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh, as they chant slogans during a rally in Amman to show their loyalty to the King and against the Islamic State, Feb. 5, 2015. Photo by Muhammad Hamed/ReutersWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the United States must resist the urge to “overreach” abroad, as...