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    Raffeisen Driven to Loss by Ukraine
    Sep23

    Raffeisen Driven to Loss by Ukraine

    Raiffeisen Bank International issued a profit warning after revising its outlook on risk costs, primarily due to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukraine’s FM Calls for “Political Will” for Peace
    Sep23

    Ukraine’s FM Calls for “Political Will” for Peace

    This is what residents of an eastern Ukrainian town are calling home. It’s a bomb shelter. People are surviving with the bare necessities. It’s a place where one mother finds safety at a time when she has lost faith in the government. “Because no one will agree, there is no trust in the president, who waged war on people who...

    Ukraine forces prepare pullback as truce holds
    Sep23

    Ukraine forces prepare pullback as truce holds

    A fragile truce between pro-Russian insurgents and Ukrainian forces appears to consolidate as clashes subside and attention focuses on the unresolved status of the separatist east. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    NATO’s outgoing chief: ‘We cut fat, built muscle”
    Sep23

    NATO’s outgoing chief: ‘We cut fat, built muscle”

    Five years later, as Rasmussen wraps up his tenure as the 12th secretary general in NATO’s history, the U.S., Canada and their European allies are again squaring off against the Russians, and must confront a more diverse and bewildering array of threats to Western security than ever. “Rasmussen played a valuable role in helping...

    Memo From Ukraine: For Many, a Nation That Seems Less Free From Moscow’s Dominance Than Ever
    Sep23

    Memo From Ukraine: For Many, a Nation That Seems Less Free From Moscow’s Dominance Than Ever

    Many politicians and analysts say that Ukraine has capitulated to Russia and that President Vladimir V. Putin won what he wanted to win in the attacks on Ukraine — a shaky and less sovereign nation. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s Neglected and Battered Army Inspires Citizens to Pitch In
    Sep23

    Ukraine’s Neglected and Battered Army Inspires Citizens to Pitch In

    As casualties have mounted among Ukraine’s outgunned soldiers, citizens and support groups for wounded soldiers have begun to rally behind their army in a rush of patriotic feeling. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine to withdraw its artillery
    Sep23

    Ukraine to withdraw its artillery

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine is preparing to withdraw artillery in the east as violations of a truce between the government and rebels failed to halt momentum toward a settlement of the country’s worst conflict since World War II. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Peacekeeper Barack Obama brings war to the UN
    Sep22

    Peacekeeper Barack Obama brings war to the UN

    WASHINGTON — It was only a year ago that U.S. President Barack Obama told the United Nations General Assembly that the world had become “more stable” as America shifted “away from perpetual war.” Now those words have been dashed against the rocky face of change whose dizzying pace has caught him looking, painted him naive and dashed his dreams of...

    For US, Turkish Leaders Are Not Reliable Friends
    Sep22

    For US, Turkish Leaders Are Not Reliable Friends

    In 1998, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, was sent to prison for reciting a poem deemed as a crime by a Turkish court, which was then under big influence of once-powerful military. He was blamed for “inciting animosity among public.” Fifteen years later, Erdoğan pressed charges against me for tweeting a news report about...

    WATCH LIVE: The Ukraine Crisis — What’s Next For Europe?
    Sep22

    WATCH LIVE: The Ukraine Crisis — What’s Next For Europe?

    The Ukraine Crisis: What’s Next for Europe? “Security is like oxygen–you tend not to notice it until you begin to lose it, but once that occurs there is nothing else that you will think about.” – Dr. Jospeh Nye, Foreign Affairs, July/August 1995 The Ukraine crisis has brought to fore the existential threats facing Europe. The question...