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    Malaysia to send team to jet crash site in Ukraine
    Sep06

    Malaysia to send team to jet crash site in Ukraine

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia aims to send a search team to the crash site in Ukraine of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 before winter sets in to gather physical evidence to prove that it was shot down, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday…. …read more Source: Associated...

    AP News in Brief at 8:58 p.m. EDT
    Sep06

    AP News in Brief at 8:58 p.m. EDT

    Ukraine cease-fire begins between government forces and Russia-backed separatists MINSK, Belarus (AP) – Ukraine, Russia and the Kremlin-backed separatists signed a cease-fire deal Friday after five months of bloodshed, and Europe readied additional sanctions on Moscow. NATO leaders created a new force designed to prevent any aggression by...

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Begins, but U.S. Still Skeptical
    Sep06

    Ukraine Cease-Fire Begins, but U.S. Still Skeptical

    (MINSK, Belarus) — Ukraine, Russia and the Kremlin-backed separatists signed a cease-fire deal Friday after five months of bloodshed, and Europe readied additional sanctions on Moscow. NATO leaders created a new force designed to prevent any aggression by Russia against alliance members. MoreUkraine Signs Cease-Fire With Pro-Russia RebelsUkraine...

    Ukraine cease-fire begins between government forces and Russia-backed separatists
    Sep06

    Ukraine cease-fire begins between government forces and Russia-backed separatists

    MINSK, Belarus — Ukraine, Russia and the Kremlin-backed separatists signed a cease-fire deal Friday after five months of bloodshed, even as Europe readied additional sanctions on Moscow. At the same time, NATO leaders created a new force designed to prevent any aggression by Russia against alliance members. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    NATO faces 1st test, as Estonia accuses Russia of abduction
    Sep06

    NATO faces 1st test, as Estonia accuses Russia of abduction

    A revitalized NATO already faces its first test of Russian aggression: Russian agents have crossed the border of Estonia and detained a police officer, according to the Estonian government, in an incident Estonia and Canada are both calling a provocation. …read more Source:...

    NATO Approves Rapid Reaction Force to Boost Eastern Defenses
    Sep06

    NATO Approves Rapid Reaction Force to Boost Eastern Defenses

    A rapid reaction force made up of about 5,000 troops will stand ready to respond to any crisis in Europe. This was one of the measures in the wake of unrest in Ukraine, that NATO countries approved on Friday. It’s a move to reassure allies’ concerns about Russia’s ambitions in the region. Should something happen, soldiers such...

    Putin Has Made Decisive Progress Toward His Goals
    Sep06

    Putin Has Made Decisive Progress Toward His Goals

    Now willing to use Russian troops more or less openly in eastern Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has made decisive progress toward his goals Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-war-in-ukraine-reversal-of-fortune-2014-9#ixzz3CTo3RQbTJoin the conversation about this story » …read more Source: Business...

    Weekend Roundup: Putin Uses 21st Century Strategy to Restore Old Czarist Realm
    Sep06

    Weekend Roundup: Putin Uses 21st Century Strategy to Restore Old Czarist Realm

    As a fragile cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine after nearly five months of carnage, Vladimir Putin’s long-term strategy has become clear. This week in The WorldPost Robert Coalson, writing from Prague, translates a recent essay by General Valery Gerasimov, the Russian military’s chief of general staff, that lays out a new type of...

    Obama Shows His Cards Too Often In Foreign Policy
    Sep06

    Obama Shows His Cards Too Often In Foreign Policy

    He calls himself a “pretty good” poker player. Barack Obama’s poker-buddies, including Illinois politicians who played with him weekly when he was a state senator, tend to agree. Quizzed by profile-writers, they have described a cautious, canny card player. Mr Obama would bluff only if he had halfway-decent cards, they recalled....

    Russia Detains Estonian Officer, Raising Tensions
    Sep06

    Russia Detains Estonian Officer, Raising Tensions

    Estonia accused Russia of kidnapping an intelligence officer, while Moscow suggested he was a spy, heightening tensions already strained over Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...