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    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...

    AP Interview: NATO head says Ukraine ceasefire top priority
    Feb06

    AP Interview: NATO head says Ukraine ceasefire top priority

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    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    AP Interview: NATO head says Ukraine ceasefire top priority
    Feb06

    AP Interview: NATO head says Ukraine ceasefire top priority

    Stoltenberg noted that a previous cease-fire agreement “was undermined and violated by the separatists,” and said observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe would have to be allowed access needed to monitor the implementation of any new agreement. “[…] I will reiterate the importance that Russia...

    AP Interview: NATO head says Ukraine ceasefire top priority
    Feb06

    AP Interview: NATO head says Ukraine ceasefire top priority

    MUNICH (AP) — The head of NATO said Friday his top priority is supporting French and German efforts to bring about a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine, but if a truce is negotiated it must be monitored so the Russian-backed separatists don’t use it to regroup and rearm…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine troops, rebels halt fire to allow evacuation of besieged town
    Feb06

    Ukraine troops, rebels halt fire to allow evacuation of besieged town

    Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russia separatists halted fire briefly Friday to allow evacuation of hundreds of civilians trapped by fierce fighting over a strategic railway hub in the town of Debaltseve as European leaders took their latest peace initiative to Moscow. …read more Source: Los Angeles...