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    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 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...

    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 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...

    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 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’s Rallying Cry: World Must ‘Dismantle Network of Death’
    Sep24

    Obama’s Rallying Cry: World Must ‘Dismantle Network of Death’

    The speech will lay out American priorities, including support for Ukraine, testing a nuclear deal with Iran and fighting climate change and disease. …read more Source:...

    The 8 Proxy Wars Going On in Syria Right Now
    Sep24

    The 8 Proxy Wars Going On in Syria Right Now

    The Syrian war is not only a proxy war. There is a strong internal dimension to the war in Syria but it has been obscured by various layers and dimensions of outside intervention and agendas. The Syrian regime wants to stay in power at any cost while there was certainly a civil popular opposition in Syria when the uprising first began. There are...

    Obama calls for dismantling IS ‘network of death’
    Sep24

    Obama calls for dismantling IS ‘network of death’

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Declaring the world at a “crossroads between war and peace,” President Barack Obama vowed Wednesday to lead a coalition to dismantle the Islamic State militant group’s “network of death” that has wreaked havoc in the Middle East and drawn the U.S. back into military action in the region. Speaking to the annual...