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    Canadian military advisers headed to Iraq to help push back ISIL
    Sep05

    Canadian military advisers headed to Iraq to help push back ISIL

    NEWPORT, Wales — Several dozen Canadian soldiers will be sent to Iraq to advise that country’s military forces in fighting Islamic terrorists, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced here Friday. But Canada’s contribution could be further increased once a strategy with its allies has been worked out. The Canadians will join U.S....

    NATO Authorizes New Rapid Response Force to Deter Russia
    Sep05

    NATO Authorizes New Rapid Response Force to Deter Russia

    NATO will create a new military force based in eastern Europe designed to mobilize quickly in the event of a hostile incursion into the region, officials said Friday. “Should you even think of attacking one ally, you will be facing the whole alliance,” NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said Friday at the close of a two-day summit in...

    Pro-Russian rebels sign cease-fire deal with Ukraine
    Sep05

    Pro-Russian rebels sign cease-fire deal with Ukraine

    Pro-Russian rebels have signed a cease-fire deal with Ukraine that starts Friday evening, a European official at the talks said. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO Approves New Force Aimed at Deterring Russia
    Sep05

    NATO Approves New Force Aimed at Deterring Russia

    (NEWPORT, Wales) — Seeking to counter Russian aggression, NATO leaders approved plans Friday to dispatch several thousand troops in Eastern Europe that could quickly mobilize if an alliance country in the region comes under attack. NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said the new unit would send a clear message to potential aggressors....

    Why NATO Won’t Stop Russia In Ukraine
    Sep05

    Why NATO Won’t Stop Russia In Ukraine

    More than 60 leaders are attending a historical NATO summit in Wales this week. On the agenda are the political crisis in Afghanistan, the rise of the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq and most prominently, the pressing concern of the unabated tensions in Ukraine. Since the start of the conflict between the Ukrainian government and...

    Ukraine signs cease-fire deal with pro-Russian rebels
    Sep05

    Ukraine signs cease-fire deal with pro-Russian rebels

    U.N. estimates 2,600 deaths in conflict between Moscow-backed separatists and government troops in eastern Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Rebels: We signed cease-fire deal with Ukraine
    Sep05

    Rebels: We signed cease-fire deal with Ukraine

    Ukraine’s president, at NATO summit, voices ‘careful optimism’ on peace talks with rebels …read more Source:...

    In Europe, Plenty Of Outrage — Just Not About Russia’s Actions In Ukraine
    Sep05

    In Europe, Plenty Of Outrage — Just Not About Russia’s Actions In Ukraine

    Issues like electronic surveillance and the Israeli-Gaza conflict have drawn thousands of protesters to the streets of Europe in recent months. But when it comes to Russia and its actions in Ukraine, Europeans have been notably silent. Why? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine president orders army to observe cease-fire
    Sep05

    Ukraine president orders army to observe cease-fire

    Poroshenko says he has ordered the army to observe a cease-fire in its conflict with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    For Russia, Ideal Scenario In Ukraine Might Just Be The Bosnian Model
    Sep05

    For Russia, Ideal Scenario In Ukraine Might Just Be The Bosnian Model

    Semifailed state with polarized politics? A Bosnia-style solution sounds good to the Kremlin’s ears when discussing Ukraine’s future. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...