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    Russia Will Comply With MH17 Probe Led by Dutch
    Jul24

    Russia Will Comply With MH17 Probe Led by Dutch

    Russia’s ambassador to Malaysia told Reuters Wednesday that the country will cooperate with an investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that will be led by the Dutch. Under the rules of the United Nations’ civil aviation body, the ICAO, the country where the crash occurred typically heads up the probe. But Russia...

    How Putin Is Shaping The Next U.S. Free Trade Deal
    Jul24

    How Putin Is Shaping The Next U.S. Free Trade Deal

    WASHINGTON — Three dozen environmental groups sent a letter to the Obama administration on Thursday asking it to reject part of a proposed trade deal with the European Union that would give a major boost to fracking in the U.S. Multiple sets of documents leaked recently show the EU requesting shipments of U.S. oil and natural gas in...

    In The Latest Issue
    Jul24

    In The Latest Issue

    In Russia, Crime Without Punishment Vladimir Putin backs the rebels suspected of shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Why each new crisis makes him stronger From Gaza to Ukraine, the Effects of World War I Persist We still live in the long shadow of a war that began a century ago In Gaza, a Just but Bloody War Hamas provoked this round, and...

    Congress Is Almost as Dysfunctional as Ever
    Jul24

    Congress Is Almost as Dysfunctional as Ever

    The foreign policy crises ongoing in Israel and Ukraine have rightfully dominated the news over the past week. But back in the United States, Congress is hurriedly trying to pass three pieces of legislation before the August recess—two to combat domestic crises and one to prevent one from happenin …read more Source: The New...

    Ukrainian government tries to ban Communists, accuses them of supporting rebels
    Jul24

    Ukrainian government tries to ban Communists, accuses them of supporting rebels

    A court in Kiev is holding a hearing on the government’s request to ban the Communist Party of Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian Parties Quit Parliament Coalition, Trigger Election
    Jul24

    Ukrainian Parties Quit Parliament Coalition, Trigger Election

    Two Ukrainian parties have quit the majority coalition in parliament to allow President Petro Poroshenko to start the procedure for new parliamentary elections. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Two Ukraine parties quit parliament coalition to trigger election
    Jul24

    Two Ukraine parties quit parliament coalition to trigger election

    One party leader said current situation protects ‘Moscow agents’ …read more Source: The Globe and...

    More bodies of Flight 17 victims sent to Netherlands as efforts to secure wreckage stepped up
    Jul24

    More bodies of Flight 17 victims sent to Netherlands as efforts to secure wreckage stepped up

    KHARKIV, Ukraine — A Dutch military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday and a second prepared to go, while Australia’s government dispatched 50 police officers to London to prepare to join a proposed UN team to secure the scattered wreckage. All 298 people aboard...

    Australia Offers 50 Police Officers to Secure Flight 17 Crash Site
    Jul24

    Australia Offers 50 Police Officers to Secure Flight 17 Crash Site

    Australia, dozens of whose citizens were aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, has sent 50 police officers to Europe in hopes that they will be allowed to help secure the crash site in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster
    Jul24

    Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster

    Ukrainian honor guards lift up a coffin, holding the body of one of the Malaysian Airlines plane passengers, to load it onto a Dutch cargo plane in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23… …read more Source: The Bismarck...