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    Russia May Still Have An Automated Nuclear Launch System Aimed Across The Northern Hemisphere
    Sep04

    Russia May Still Have An Automated Nuclear Launch System Aimed Across The Northern Hemisphere

    Anxiety over a nuclear exchange between super powers seems out of place in a post-Cold War world where conflicts are usually fought within states, rather than between them. But despite the changing nature of the times, nuclear weapons continue to play a central role in Russian military strategy. Last week, as thousands of Russian troops streamed...

    Flash Points: Is Russia’s offer of a ceasefire in Ukraine genuine?
    Sep04

    Flash Points: Is Russia’s offer of a ceasefire in Ukraine genuine?

    CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about the terms of a possible ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big ‘ifs’
    Sep04

    Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big ‘ifs’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and leaders of the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine on Thursday professed readiness for a cease-fire on condition that the other side effectively surrender what it has been fighting for at the cost of thousands of lives. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    U.S., Britain urge NATO to confront ISIS challenge
    Sep04

    U.S., Britain urge NATO to confront ISIS challenge

    A meeting of NATO leaders convened in Britain today facing no shortage of crises and a challenge from two of its dominant partners to confront a virulent new form of Islamic extremism in the Middle East. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president, rebels voice hope for cease-fire deal
    Sep04

    Ukraine president, rebels voice hope for cease-fire deal

    Obama, Cameron say the world faces ‘dangerous and evolving challenges.’ …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine, Separatists Back Peace Plan For Country’s East
    Sep04

    Ukraine, Separatists Back Peace Plan For Country’s East

    By Adrian Croft and Gabriela Baczynska NEWPORT, Wales/DONETSK, Ukraine, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian rebel leader said they would both order ceasefires on Friday, provided that an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine’s east. The breakthrough...

    John McCain Thinks Obama Should Look Up ‘Invasion’ In The Dictionary
    Sep04

    John McCain Thinks Obama Should Look Up ‘Invasion’ In The Dictionary

    The White House has been hesitant to describe the situation in Ukraine as a Russian invasion, but Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) thinks there’s no other way to describe what’s happening. McCain even said he looked up the definition of the word in the dictionary. He held a press conference in Ukraine on Thursday to make that very point....

    NATO summit: ‘At a critical time’
    Sep04

    NATO summit: ‘At a critical time’

    The spread of brutal Islamist terror across Iraq and Syria and hundreds of deaths in a bloody struggle over Ukraine’s future make this a pivotal moment for the NATO alliance, its leaders said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?
    Sep04

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?

    They were seen as a lifeline for the French economy. Two helicopter carriers bound for Russia in a deal worth 1.2 billion euros. But now France may have to pay that money back – after halting delivery at the 11th hour in light of Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. A significant moment, says Carsten Bzreski from ING. …read more Source:...

    At NATO summit, leaders vow to ‘not be cowed’ by Islamic militants
    Sep04

    At NATO summit, leaders vow to ‘not be cowed’ by Islamic militants

    NATO leaders grappled Thursday with whether the alliance has a role in containing a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, as heads of state converged in Wales for a high-stakes summit also focused on the crisis in Ukraine and next steps in Afghanistan. …read more Source: CTV...