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    6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city
    Sep16

    6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city

    Fighting around Kiev’s government-held airport left northern neighborhoods in crossfire. …read more Source: USA...

    Top NATO Commander Questions Russian Intentions Toward Moldova
    Sep16

    Top NATO Commander Questions Russian Intentions Toward Moldova

    U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove said on Monday that Russia appeared to be following some of the same “hybrid warfare” script in dealing with the former Soviet republic of Moldova that it used before annexing Crimea and intervening in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Voice of...

    6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city
    Sep16

    6 killed, 15 wounded in east Ukraine city

    A fighter from the Azov volunteer battalion hugs his girlfriend after returning from rotation at the front line in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. Shelling killed six people and wounded… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    EU, Ukraine To Approve Association Agreement
    Sep16

    EU, Ukraine To Approve Association Agreement

    The parliaments of Ukraine and the European Union are expected to ratify a landmark accord on closer ties on September 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Putin Got His Way In Ukraine
    Sep16

    How Putin Got His Way In Ukraine

    After all the lives and territory Ukraine has lost this year, it’s easy to lose sight of the way its conflict with Russia began last winter, when Moscow tried to elbow its way into Ukraine’s economic pact with Europe. In response, thousands of ordinary Ukrainians went onto the streets to tell Russia to mind its own business, and the...

    Harper highlights foreign threats as Parliament returns
    Sep16

    Harper highlights foreign threats as Parliament returns

    The spectre of military conflict on foreign soil was front and centre Monday as MPs returned to Parliament and Prime Minister Stephen Harper declared his readiness to battle threats ranging from Islamic fundamentalists to Russian aggressors and Hamas terrorists. Harper delivered his message in an election-style speech to Conservative troops at an...

    Merkel: Russia must withdraw troops from Ukraine for peace plan to work
    Sep16

    Merkel: Russia must withdraw troops from Ukraine for peace plan to work

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Russia must withdraw its troops from Ukraine for a peace plan there to work. …read more Source: FOX...

    Merkel: Russia must withdraw troops from Ukraine
    Sep16

    Merkel: Russia must withdraw troops from Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Russia must withdraw its troops from Ukraine for a peace plan there to work. …read more Source: Miami...

    US Secretary of State Recognizes International Day of Democracy
    Sep16

    US Secretary of State Recognizes International Day of Democracy

    Monday was International Day of Democracy and the theme this year was “Engaging Young People in Democracy.” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that “powerfully underscores the importance of youth in building and preserving democracy.” He added that “Democratic societies are strong societies, because people are...

    Put the ‘Humanitarian’ Back in Humanitarian Interventions
    Sep15

    Put the ‘Humanitarian’ Back in Humanitarian Interventions

    In times past, talk of “humanitarian intervention” brought to mind images of Red Cross trucks and nurses coming to the scene of a natural disaster to tend the afflicted. Today American leaders use it to mean instead aerial bombing campaigns and proxy wars led by Special Forces to oust dictators or resist insurgents, often with the...