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    NATO Chief: Rapid Reaction Force in E. Europe Does Not Violate Deal with Russia
    Oct07

    NATO Chief: Rapid Reaction Force in E. Europe Does Not Violate Deal with Russia

    NATO’s new chief, Jens Stoltenberg, says plans for a new rapid reaction force in Eastern Europe do not break a deal with Russia on military force levels. Stoltenberg told the Reuters News Agency during a visit to Poland Monday that NATO is in accordance with its international obligations. He said NATO needs to stay strong, keep its...

    EU’s Mogherini Advocates Balanced Approach Toward Russian ‘Bear’
    Oct07

    EU’s Mogherini Advocates Balanced Approach Toward Russian ‘Bear’

    Federica Mogherini, the European Union Commissioner-designate for foreign policy has said that the EU needs to handle Russia with a mixture of firmness and tact. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New NATO chief brings Poles message of reassurance
    Oct06

    New NATO chief brings Poles message of reassurance

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — NATO’s new secretary general said Monday he is concerned about the “many violations” of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and that it is important for Russia to use its i… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    World War 3: Germany Set to Send Troops to Ukraine as Fears Over Putin Building a Buffer State Increase
    Oct06

    World War 3: Germany Set to Send Troops to Ukraine as Fears Over Putin Building a Buffer State Increase

    Germany is set to deploy troops to the Ukraine for the first time since the Nazi invasion of the then-Soviet territory more than 60 years ago. Chancellor Angela Merkel and high-level officials were considering the historic move to send 200 peacekeepers–including 50 paratroopers–recently. Sources in Germany told the Daily Mail that the country is...

    Ebola And ISIS Are Complicating Democrats’ Election Plans
    Oct06

    Ebola And ISIS Are Complicating Democrats’ Election Plans

    In a perfect world, Democrats would love to the 2014 midterm elections to be all about the economy. But in 2014, the world has been far from perfect. And Democrats say it’s hard to grab the public’s attention and focus it on a slowly improving economy with crises popping up at home and abroad. “August was Ebola. It was ISIS. It...

    New NATO chief brings Poles message of reassurance
    Oct06

    New NATO chief brings Poles message of reassurance

    Stoltenberg also stressed that NATO is ready to protect and defend each of its allies, a message of reassurance meant to alleviate Poland’s fears. Since the conflict in Ukraine began this year Polish leaders have repeatedly called for NATO to do more to protect their country. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    New NATO chief brings Poles message of reassurance
    Oct06

    New NATO chief brings Poles message of reassurance

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — NATO’s new secretary general said Monday he is concerned about the “many violations” of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and that it is important for Russia to use its influence to make sure the pro-Russia separatists adhere to it…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Truce Bypasses Donetsk Airport, Symbol of Conflict in E. Ukraine
    Oct06

    Truce Bypasses Donetsk Airport, Symbol of Conflict in E. Ukraine

    While fighting in much of eastern Ukraine has been calmed by a month-old truce, it rages unabated at the airport near Donetsk, turning a shiny symbol of the country’s Western integration into a shattered mirror of its future prospects. The new terminal European soccer fans used in 2012 to reach some of the matches hosted by Ukraine is now a...

    Report Urges Germany to Control its Defense Buying
    Oct06

    Report Urges Germany to Control its Defense Buying

    Germany must urgently overhaul its approach to arms procurement if it wants to contain rising costs and address the poor state of its military hardware, an independent report said on Monday. Half a year after vowing Germany would take a more active role in international crises, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been forced to acknowledge...

    Fighting Rages On at Donetsk Airport, Symbol of Conflict in Eastern Ukraine
    Oct06

    Fighting Rages On at Donetsk Airport, Symbol of Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

    While fighting in much of eastern Ukraine has been calmed by a month-old truce, it rages unabated at the airport near Donetsk, turning a shiny symbol of the country’s Western integration into a shattered mirror of its future prospects. The new terminal European soccer fans used in 2012 to reach some of the matches hosted by Ukraine is now a...