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    Watchdog Warns Kyiv Of War Crimes Over Grads Use
    Jul25

    Watchdog Warns Kyiv Of War Crimes Over Grads Use

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Ukraine to stop using unguided rockets which it said have killed at least 16 civilians in several recent attacks. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash site
    Jul25

    Dutch sending unarmed police to Ukraine crash site

    A convoy of hearses bearing the remains of passengers and crew killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 makes its way along a highway near Boxtel, Netherlands, Thursday, July 24, 2… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Austin woman remembers friend and victim on MH 17
    Jul25

    Austin woman remembers friend and victim on MH 17

    AUSTIN (KXAN) – Thursday marks one week since 298 people died when a Malaysia Airlines jet crashed after a missile shot it down over Eastern Ukraine. It was an international tragedy that has left families and friends heartbroken. “She so embraced our culture and she loved American pancakes, she didn’t understand making peanut...

    IMF Reports Cuts Growth Forecast
    Jul25

    IMF Reports Cuts Growth Forecast

    The International Monetary Fund has trimmed its global economic growth projection for 2014, projecting a slower advance in the United States and a less optimistic outlook for several emerging markets. The Washington-based IMF cut its world forecast Thursday to a 3.4 percent advance this year, down three-tenths of a percentage point from its...

    Quadruple Threat: Soldier, Sailor, Airman and Marine, All Rolled into One
    Jul25

    Quadruple Threat: Soldier, Sailor, Airman and Marine, All Rolled into One

    Despite the Pentagon’s nonstop jawboning about joint operations—where the military’s four sister services cooperate to prevail on the battlefield—those with time in uniform will tell you that each service is like a foreign land to the other three. MoreRussian Television Under Spotlight After Malaysia Airlines Crash in...

    “Give Peace a Chance”: A Naïve But Heartfelt Playlist
    Jul25

    “Give Peace a Chance”: A Naïve But Heartfelt Playlist

    “War is hell,” said General Sherman. My late great father Stanley Wild — a Naval officer and World War II vet — put it a little differently to me growing up. “David, you should stay the hell away from war,” Dad told me. “You would NOT do well in it.” Dad knew what he was talking about. In truth, my...

    Passenger Jets Are Sitting Ducks
    Jul25

    Passenger Jets Are Sitting Ducks

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down at over 30,000 feet by a sophisticated missile system, but even a cheap shoulder-fired weapon of the kind that has proliferated since the wars in Libya and Syria could easily bring down a plane, especially in the vulnerable minutes around takeoff and landing. Airlines and governments have rushed to...

    Russian Media Narrative on MH17 Tragedy Highlights Kremlin’s Grip on Public Opinion
    Jul25

    Russian Media Narrative on MH17 Tragedy Highlights Kremlin’s Grip on Public Opinion

    Outside Russia, the tragic crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) has refocused the world’s attention on the separatists in eastern Ukraine who are suspected of shooting down the plane with Russian arms. But inside Russia, a dramatically different narrative has taken hold. The conspiracy theories are as varied as they are bizarre: The...

    Proposed EU Sanctions May Target Russian Billionaires
    Jul25

    Proposed EU Sanctions May Target Russian Billionaires

    Hard-hitting European Union sanctions would target state-owned Russian banks and the export of sensitive military goods to Russia, as well as some of Russia’s richest people, according to proposals set forth by European leaders today. EU ministers are meeting to discuss further measures against Russia as a response to the crisis in Ukraine...

    Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east
    Jul25

    Ukraine accused of targeting civilians in east

    In this photo taken on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, Alexander Litvinenko speaks of the damage inflicted where a missile hit, two days before, leaving a gaping hole in the wall of his ninth-floor … …read more Source: The Bismarck...