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    Analysis: The case for aiding Ukraine
    Sep04

    Analysis: The case for aiding Ukraine

    Daniel Treisman says failing to send military aid would be a sign the West is condoning Putin’s actions. …read more Source:...

    Why Barack Obama’s disengagement abroad may not be such a bad thing
    Sep04

    Why Barack Obama’s disengagement abroad may not be such a bad thing

    Like the Burning Man festival in Nevada’s desert, Barack Obama’s swollen optimism has run into corporate and political power and been forced to adapt. …read more Source:...

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks
    Sep04

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin spelled out a seven-point plan for ending hostilities and expressed hope for a breakthrough at talks in Minsk, Belarus, on Friday. […] Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in televised remarks Thursday that statements by senior government officials in Kiev that Ukraine will be seeking to join NATO are...

    Putin Unveils Ukraine Ceasefire Plan
    Sep04

    Putin Unveils Ukraine Ceasefire Plan

    Residents in this area of Donetsk, in eastern Ukrainian, flee into their basements, to escape the artillery shelling above. Donetsk is a stronghold of pro-Russian separatists and their battles with nearby government forces are said to be raging. Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed a seven-step roadmap for ending the violence. Among...

    Russia warns against Ukraine joining NATO ahead of summit
    Sep04

    Russia warns against Ukraine joining NATO ahead of summit

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underlined Russia’s opposition to Ukraine joining NATO as the alliance gathered for a summit on Thursday and warned the United States not to try to impose its own will on the former Soviet republic. …read more Source:...

    NATO shakes up Russia strategy over Ukraine crisis
    Sep04

    NATO shakes up Russia strategy over Ukraine crisis

    Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov also warned the United States not to try to impose its own will on the former Soviet republic …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks
    Sep04

    Russia: Ukraine’s NATO ambitions threaten talks

    Russia’s foreign minister has warned that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions are threatening to derail peace talks in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    Coalition for Peace must be as strong as coalition to stop Gaza war
    Sep04

    Coalition for Peace must be as strong as coalition to stop Gaza war

    After 51 horrible days, the people of Gaza, Israel and the world breathed a sigh of relief when a ceasefire agreement was announced by the Palestinian president on August 26. The impressive regional and international coalition that worked on putting a stop to this war went back to dealing with other pressing issues. Israelis went back to their...

    Obama says NATO faces ‘testing’
    Sep04

    Obama says NATO faces ‘testing’

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama on Wednesday called the conflict in Ukraine a “moment of testing” for the United States and Europe, and condemned Russia’s intervention as a “brazen assault” on the nation’s territorial integrity that warrants a unified response. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan
    Sep04

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan

    KIEV, Ukraine — Russia and Ukraine said Wednesday that they are working on a deal to halt months of fighting in eastern Ukraine, but Western leaders expressed skepticism — noting that it wasn’t the first attempt to end the deadly conflict. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...