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    Israel’s Man at the United Nations
    Sep24

    Israel’s Man at the United Nations

    When foreign dignitaries arrive in New York City for the annual gathering of the UN General Assembly, it’s often difficult to determine which world leaders are rolling past in which dark limousines. But one country’s representatives typically stand out. It’s the country whose embassy and consulate on Second Avenue are enclosed...

    Canada talks tough on Russian sanctions but goes easy on those affecting oil industry
    Sep24

    Canada talks tough on Russian sanctions but goes easy on those affecting oil industry

    For all its much-touted toughness in imposing economic sanctions against Russia, Canada has been significantly more timid against one particular target: the oil industry, the Canadian Press news service reports. More from the article: A database of sanctions compiled by The Canadian Press suggests Canada has been almost three times less likely to...

    The Russian Navy Is Aiming To Be Much Larger Than The US Navy
    Sep24

    The Russian Navy Is Aiming To Be Much Larger Than The US Navy

    Russia’s plan to add 80 new warships to its Black Sea fleet will put the country’s navy even further ahead of the US Navy in terms of sheers numbers. Both countries had been on nearly equal footing with nearly 300 warships before Russia moved ahead of the US with the seizure of 51 Ukrainian vessels after invading the Crimean peninsula...

    Obama Calls For End To ‘Network Of Death’
    Sep24

    Obama Calls For End To ‘Network Of Death’

    Addressing the UN General Assembly today, U.S. President Barack Obama has called on the world to help destroy the Islamic State (IS) militants’ “network of death” and to stand up for Ukraine’s sovereignty against Russia’s “aggression.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Addresses Extremist Threat in U.N. Speech
    Sep24

    Obama Addresses Extremist Threat in U.N. Speech

    Obama implored world leaders to unite against a series of international crises—from the rise of militant group Islamic State to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    EU Plans for Iran Gas Imports If Sanctions Go
    Sep24

    EU Plans for Iran Gas Imports If Sanctions Go

    The European Union is quietly increasing the urgency of a plan to import natural gas from Iran, as relations with Tehran thaw while those with top gas supplier Russia grow chillier. Two “ifs” – the removal of sanctions on Iran and the addition of some pipeline infrastructure – are not preventing EU planners preparing, a European...

    Obama Vows To Keep Up Military Pressure On Islamic State
    Sep24

    Obama Vows To Keep Up Military Pressure On Islamic State

    UNITED NATIONS, Sept 24 (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama vowed at the United Nations on Wednesday to keep up the military pressure on Islamic State militants and urged those who have joined the extremist group in Iraq and Syria to “leave the battlefield while they can.” Speaking at the U.N. General Assembly, Obama said...

    Obama Calls on World to Reject ‘Cancer of Violent Extremism’ in UN Address
    Sep24

    Obama Calls on World to Reject ‘Cancer of Violent Extremism’ in UN Address

    With the U.S. military continuing its air campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), President Barack Obama sounded a call to the world to combat of the spread of Islamic extremism Wednesday. MoreObama’s Tea Cup Salute Causes a StormBehind the Scenes: The Complete Kennedy Assassination Story in 9 PagesObama Speaks...

    The Euro Meltdown Just Crossed An Ugly Milestone
    Sep24

    The Euro Meltdown Just Crossed An Ugly Milestone

    The euro just fell below $1.28, extending the currency’s ugly decline against the dollar. This comes as economic data continues to confirm deterioration in the euro area economy. Earlier today, we learned Germany’s IFO business climate index fell to 104.7 in September from 106.3 in August. This was worse than the 105.8 expected by...

    Obama Calls for Dismantling IS ‘Network of Death’
    Sep24

    Obama Calls for Dismantling IS ‘Network of Death’

    (UNITED NATIONS) — Declaring the world at a crossroads between war and peace, President Barack Obama vowed at the U.N. on Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle an Islamic State “network of death” that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action in the region. MoreU.N. Headquarters in South Dakota: How It...