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    NATO summit: ‘At a critical time’
    Sep04

    NATO summit: ‘At a critical time’

    The spread of brutal Islamist terror across Iraq and Syria and hundreds of deaths in a bloody struggle over Ukraine’s future make this a pivotal moment for the NATO alliance, its leaders said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president, rebels voice hope for cease-fire deal
    Sep04

    Ukraine president, rebels voice hope for cease-fire deal

    Obama, Cameron say the world faces ‘dangerous and evolving challenges.’ …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big ‘ifs’
    Sep04

    Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big ‘ifs’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and leaders of the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine on Thursday professed readiness for a cease-fire on condition that the other side effectively surrender what it has been fighting for at the cost of thousands of lives. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?
    Sep04

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?

    They were seen as a lifeline for the French economy. Two helicopter carriers bound for Russia in a deal worth 1.2 billion euros. But now France may have to pay that money back – after halting delivery at the 11th hour in light of Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. A significant moment, says Carsten Bzreski from ING. …read more Source:...

    Obama and Cameron: U.S. and U.K. Won’t Be Threatened by ‘Barbaric Killers’ as NATO Talks Begin in Wales
    Sep04

    Obama and Cameron: U.S. and U.K. Won’t Be Threatened by ‘Barbaric Killers’ as NATO Talks Begin in Wales

    NATO officials directly accused Russia of attacking Ukraine on Thursday at the start of the two-day NATO summit in Wales, which looks set to be dominated by two international crises. Instability in Ukraine and the increasing threat from Islamic State (IS), the militant Islamist group formerly known as ISIS, were both addressed in a joint op-ed...

    NATO official at summit accuses Russia of attacking Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO official at summit accuses Russia of attacking Ukraine

    NATO’s top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders gathered for a summit to buttress support for Kiev and bolster defenses against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time since the Cold War. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    NATO Secretary General calls on Russia to end “illegal” annexation of Crimea
    Sep04

    NATO Secretary General calls on Russia to end “illegal” annexation of Crimea

    NEWPORT, Wales – Here is what NATO Secretary General NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen had to say in greeting Ukraine’s president to talks with alliance officials today: “President Poroshenko, I welcome you here today at a testing time for your nation. An independent, sovereign and stable Ukraine, firming committed to democracy...

    Letter: What does the West really want?
    Sep04

    Letter: What does the West really want?

    Unquestionably, the regular reader is finding it difficult to keep pace with Russian-inspired events in Ukraine. The annexation of Crimea by the “little green men” followed by the recent convoy invasion (mostly unsanctioned by the Red Cross and more threatened) is showing Russia at its worst. Victimized by the West, according to itself and some...

    Obama and British Leader Say They Won’t Be ‘Cowed by Barbaric Killers’
    Sep04

    Obama and British Leader Say They Won’t Be ‘Cowed by Barbaric Killers’

    MoreISIS Video Intensifies Pressure on BritainBiden Says U.S. Will Follow ISIS ‘to the Gates of Hell’Republicans Use ISIS for Campaign Fodder as Midterm Elections LoomThe United States and Britain will “not be cowed” by Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria who have killed two American journalists, the leaders of both nations said Thursday....

    Hollande: Cease-Fire, Political Deal Conditions For Mistral Delivery
    Sep04

    Hollande: Cease-Fire, Political Deal Conditions For Mistral Delivery

    French President Francois Hollande has said a cease-fire and a political settlement in Ukraine are conditions for France to deliver the first of two Mistral-class warships to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...