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    NATO Would Make Things Worse for Ukraine
    Sep05

    NATO Would Make Things Worse for Ukraine

    Expressions of support for Ukraine at the NATO summit are too little, too late, but NATO will become an actual liability to Ukraine if its government pushes for membership in the alliance. …read more Source:...

    Russian troops now openly moving on port, Ukrainian commander says
    Sep05

    Russian troops now openly moving on port, Ukrainian commander says

    Hopes for a rumored truce were shattered Thursday in the strategic eastern port of Mariupol as Russian troops attacked Ukrainian positions near the city with heavy artillery and missile fire, a Ukrainian militia leader said. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Here Are The 200 “Sky Soldiers” The US Is Sending To Military Exercises In Ukraine
    Sep04

    Here Are The 200 “Sky Soldiers” The US Is Sending To Military Exercises In Ukraine

    The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the U.S. Army will be sending 200 paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team to Ukraine. The paratroopers from the 173rd, known as “Sky Soldiers,” will participate in a joint military exercise, Rapid Trident, against Russia’s objections. Russia had warned against any NATO...

    Flash Points: Is Russia’s offer of a ceasefire in Ukraine genuine?
    Sep04

    Flash Points: Is Russia’s offer of a ceasefire in Ukraine genuine?

    CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about the terms of a possible ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia May Still Have An Automated Nuclear Launch System Aimed Across The Northern Hemisphere
    Sep04

    Russia May Still Have An Automated Nuclear Launch System Aimed Across The Northern Hemisphere

    Anxiety over a nuclear exchange between super powers seems out of place in a post-Cold War world where conflicts are usually fought within states, rather than between them. But despite the changing nature of the times, nuclear weapons continue to play a central role in Russian military strategy. Last week, as thousands of Russian troops streamed...

    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, 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...

    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...

    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:...