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    U.S., Britain urge NATO to confront ISIS challenge
    Sep04

    U.S., Britain urge NATO to confront ISIS challenge

    A meeting of NATO leaders convened in Britain today facing no shortage of crises and a challenge from two of its dominant partners to confront a virulent new form of Islamic extremism in the Middle East. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Separatists Back Peace Plan For Country’s East
    Sep04

    Ukraine, Separatists Back Peace Plan For Country’s East

    By Adrian Croft and Gabriela Baczynska NEWPORT, Wales/DONETSK, Ukraine, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian rebel leader said they would both order ceasefires on Friday, provided that an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine’s east. The breakthrough...

    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:...

    Russia Resettles Refugees From War-Torn Eastern Ukraine
    Sep04

    Russia Resettles Refugees From War-Torn Eastern Ukraine

    Russia is promoting a huge resettlement program to encourage refugees to put down roots in far-flung cities across Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine braces for possible assault on key port amid hopes for cease-fire
    Sep04

    Ukraine braces for possible assault on key port amid hopes for cease-fire

    Concerns grow that rebels are aiming to seize major port; Ukrainian president says he’s ready to order cease-fire if peace deal is signed …read more Source:...

    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...

    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....

    Shellshocked Ukrainians Flee to a New Life in Russia
    Sep04

    Shellshocked Ukrainians Flee to a New Life in Russia

    Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians have found their way into Russia, clinging to promises of work, shelter, pensions and a path to citizenship. …read more Source: The New York...

    Pursuing ISIS to the Gates of Hell
    Sep04

    Pursuing ISIS to the Gates of Hell

    Over the past two weeks, the American foreign-policy debate has dramatically changed. The key to understanding why lies in a book. The book is called Special Providence. Published 13 years ago by Walter Russell Mead, it remains, for my money, the best analysis of American foreign policy written in our time. Mead argues that America has four...

    Ukraine Leader Says He Seeks Cease-Fire to Begin on Friday
    Sep04

    Ukraine Leader Says He Seeks Cease-Fire to Begin on Friday

    At NATO’s summit meeting, President Petro O. Poroshenko said he would seek to establish “a bilateral cease-fire” on Friday between Ukraine’s armed forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: The New York...