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    Hopes high as Ukraine ceasefire takes hold
                            
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    Sep05

    Hopes high as Ukraine ceasefire takes hold [Photos]

    Peace has come to Ukraine as Russian-backed rebels and military have signed an agreement. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    NATO allies agree to take on Islamic State threat
    Sep05

    NATO allies agree to take on Islamic State threat

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, third right, meets with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, second left, on the sidelines of the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine Ceasefire Agreed, Doubts Remain
    Sep05

    Ukraine Ceasefire Agreed, Doubts Remain

    After five months of fighting, the conflict in Ukraine may have come to an end. At least that appears a possibility after representatives from both sides agreed to an immediate ceasefire at talks in Minsk. But complications still remain. Leader of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic, Igor Plotnitsky. …read more Source: The...

    Video said to show launch of rockets in Ukraine
    Sep05

    Video said to show launch of rockets in Ukraine

    Video filmed by a pro-Ukrainian government activist on Thursday purported to show multiple rockets being fired in the direction of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Americans Are Not Totally Sure Which Countries We’re Bombing
    Sep05

    Americans Are Not Totally Sure Which Countries We’re Bombing

    Recent turmoil in the Middle East has left Americans confused as to where exactly the U.S. is conducting airstrikes and drone strikes. A YouGov poll released Thursday finds that just about a third of Americans knew for sure that the U.S. hasn’t conducted any recent strikes in Syria — a possibility that has been weighed, but remains a...

    News Analysis: NATO Upgrades By Going Back To Basics
    Sep05

    News Analysis: NATO Upgrades By Going Back To Basics

    At its summit in Wales, NATO rediscovered and reaffirmed its original reason for existence — protecting its member states. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Says NATO Will Provide Security Assistance To Ukraine
    Sep05

    Obama Says NATO Will Provide Security Assistance To Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama says NATO is united in support of Ukraine’s sovereignty, and Russia’s military actions in Ukraine will “have consequences.” At a post-NATO summit news conference in Newport, Wales, Obama said the United States and Europe will impose a range of sanctions against Russia and will provide nonlethal...

    Obama Vows to ‘Degrade and Destroy’ ISIS
    Sep05

    Obama Vows to ‘Degrade and Destroy’ ISIS

    MoreU.S. Forms Anti-ISIS Coalition at NATO SummitISIS Is Not Just Un-Islamic, It Is Anti-IslamicChairman Mike Rogers: We Will Have to Risk American Lives to Defeat ISISPresident Barack Obama said Friday that the United States and its allies are preparing to “take the fight,” to the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), saying the world...

    Obama: We’ll impose more sanctions on Russia
    Sep05

    Obama: We’ll impose more sanctions on Russia

    President Obama said Friday the U.S. and its European allies will move ahead with more economic sanctions against Russia, regardless of whether this week’s cease-fire agreement between Russia and Ukraine brings an immediate end to violence. Speaking at a press conference that marked the conclusion of this week’s NATO summit …...

    Wesley Wark: Where’s the megaphone on the threat to Canada?
    Sep05

    Wesley Wark: Where’s the megaphone on the threat to Canada?

    The Conservative government has a strange way with public pronouncements on security issues. When it comes to the gravest of international crises, the government is prone to bold, headline-grabbing statements, whether on Putin’s role in stoking the flames in the Ukraine, or the threat posed by Iran, or the crisis in Syria/Iraq, or who is...