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    Putin Sets Out Peace Terms
    Sep04

    Putin Sets Out Peace Terms

    The Russian president pushed a cease-fire deal with Ukraine that would freeze in place gains made by Russian-backed separatists, setting the stage for the kind of partitioning Moscow has used to tame other neighbors. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe
    Sep04

    Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

    Multiple rounds of U.S. and European economic sanctions have done little to shift Putin’s tactics, and Obama remains staunchly opposed to U.S. military intervention. Unlike the Baltics and other Eastern European nations, Ukraine is not a member of NATO, meaning the U.S. and other allies have no treaty obligation to come to its defense....

    Obama: Ukrainian military needs NATO backing
    Sep04

    Obama: Ukrainian military needs NATO backing

    Although he’s resisted bipartisan calls to send arms to Ukraine, President Obama urged NATO Wednesday to help strengthen the Ukrainian military amid conflicting reports of a tentative cease-fire plan in Kiev’s five-month-old fight against Russian forces. Speaking in the Estonian capital of Tallinn before heading to a NATO summit, Mr....

    Ukraine, Russia looking for way to end fighting
    Sep04

    Ukraine, Russia looking for way to end fighting

    Kremlin leader lays out a seven-point peace plan that he hopes will be adopted by all sides this week. …read more Source: USA...

    Obama Just Made the Ultimate Commitment to Eastern Europe
    Sep04

    Obama Just Made the Ultimate Commitment to Eastern Europe

    Presidents give a lot of speeches, and most of them don’t mean very much. They “urge,” they “call on,” and they “challenge”—and, for the most part, their messages bounce off their intended audiences. Congress doesn’t fund the program or balance the budget; the American people carry on wasting energy and dropping out of school. But...

    France Postpones Delivery of Warship to Russia
    Sep04

    France Postpones Delivery of Warship to Russia

    The decision by President François Hollande indicates that Western governments are becoming more assertive in confronting Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Amid talk of truce, leader of small Ukrainian town fears an attack
    Sep04

    Amid talk of truce, leader of small Ukrainian town fears an attack

    If a cease-fire deal is near between Kiev and Moscow, it hasn’t calmed the nerves of Mykola Byshkov, the head of the regional administration for this strategically located town in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Modi’s Visit to America – Obama’s Golden Opportunity
    Sep04

    Modi’s Visit to America – Obama’s Golden Opportunity

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting The new Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will be meeting with President Barack Obama on the 30th of September. Prime Minister Modi is arriving at a moment when India-America relations have been worse then ever in recent memory. The strain on relations was...

    How Ukraine Helped Galvanize NATO
    Sep04

    How Ukraine Helped Galvanize NATO

    A look at how the threat of further Russian aggression has helped to unify NATO. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin on Ceasefire Plan With Ukraine
    Sep04

    Putin on Ceasefire Plan With Ukraine

    Russian president Vladimir V. Putin discussed the steps necessary for a ceasefire agreement between his country and Ukraine on Wednesday. …read more Source: The New York...