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    LIVE: OBAMA OUTLINES ‘STRATEGY’ TO ‘DESTROY’ ISIS
    Sep11

    LIVE: OBAMA OUTLINES ‘STRATEGY’ TO ‘DESTROY’ ISIS

    President Barack Obama outlined a new, expanded strategy to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the extremist group calling itself the Islamic State (also know as ISIS or ISIL) with a primetime speech Wednesday night. Speaking from the state floor of the White House, Obama vowed to “eradicate” the group. Ahead of...

    Full Text of Obama’s Address on ISIS
    Sep11

    Full Text of Obama’s Address on ISIS

    President Barack Obama addressed the nation Wednesday on his strategy to confront the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS). MoreObama Says U.S. Will Bomb ISIS In Syria, Train RebelsObama Will Pledge ‘Relentless Effort’ to ‘Destroy’ ISISObama to Pledge No Ground Troops in Plan to ‘Destroy’ ISIS NBC...

    Putin grabs reins of military rebuilding in response to NATO operations
    Sep11

    Putin grabs reins of military rebuilding in response to NATO operations

    President accuses NATO of forcing the Kremlin into a new arms race, while analysts predict a renewal of fighting in Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    With Homeland at War, Ukrainian-Americans Watch, Mobilize
    Sep11

    With Homeland at War, Ukrainian-Americans Watch, Mobilize

    A cease-fire in Ukraine between government troops and pro-Russian separatists has brought a temporary lull in the crisis gripping that country. But many of the estimated 1.2 million Americans of Ukrainian descent remain tense, fearful and angry. At Saint George Academy, a Catholic school in the heart of New York City’s Ukrainian-American...

    Why Ukraine’s Peace Plan Leaves the Door Open for a Winter of Conflict
    Sep11

    Why Ukraine’s Peace Plan Leaves the Door Open for a Winter of Conflict

    The armistice in eastern Ukraine came like clockwork with the end of the summer fighting season, and both the government forces and the separatist rebels have taken it as a chance to entrench, consolidate their gains and make up for their losses. Even the separatist forces, who with the aid of Russia were on the offensive before the ceasefire...

    EU Delays New Russia Sanctions, to Meet on Thursday
    Sep11

    EU Delays New Russia Sanctions, to Meet on Thursday

    European Union envoys failed on Wednesday to reach a decision on whether to implement new sanctions against Russia over military involvement in the war in Ukraine and will meet for talks on Thursday, EU diplomats said. The diplomats said that while Germany was pushing to have the sanctions implemented, several other EU countries wanted to hold...

    Putin, Iran’s Rouhani to Discuss Trade, Economic Ties
    Sep11

    Putin, Iran’s Rouhani to Discuss Trade, Economic Ties

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while they are in Tajikistan for a security summit on Friday to discuss trade and economic ties, a Kremlin official said. He did not say whether they would touch on an “oil-for-goods deal” which Tehran and Moscow have been discussing as a way to get...

    Europe Needs A New Source of Oil and Gas, Fast
    Sep11

    Europe Needs A New Source of Oil and Gas, Fast

    MoreJudge Places Most Blame on BP for 2010 Oil SpillDropping Oil Prices Threaten Moscow’s BudgetHalliburton to Pay $1.1 Billion Over Gulf of Mexico Oil SpillThis article originally appeared on OilPrice.com MoreFive Best Ideas of the Day: September 9Halliburton to Pay $1.1 Billion Over Gulf of Mexico Oil SpillJoan Rivers’ Clinic...

    George Soros Nails It On Why The Scottish Independence Vote Is Coming At The Worst Possible Time
    Sep11

    George Soros Nails It On Why The Scottish Independence Vote Is Coming At The Worst Possible Time

    When it comes to the intersection of politics, finance, and European history, there’s nobody better to listen to than George Soros. Soros wrote the indispensable essay during the worst of the Eurozone economic crisis. In a just-published essay, Soros has now weighed in on the Scottish independence referendum — coming up on September 18 —...

    Ukraine delegation in Ottawa looking for weapons
    Sep10

    Ukraine delegation in Ottawa looking for weapons

    A delegation from Ukraine’s national guard is in Ottawa meeting with defence firms as it tries to acquire weapons and other military equipment. The visit was set up by Arthur Andersen Defence Consulting Inc. of Toronto and involves meetings with 39 Canadian companies. The delegation is looking for anti-tank weapons, helicopters, ammunition,...