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    MH17: An Unintended Consequence
    Jul23

    MH17: An Unintended Consequence

    The evidence indicating that MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made radar guided Surface to Air Missile (SAM) is compelling. The perpetrators, on the other hand, will be harder to discern, requiring independent forensic experts to sift through the vast debris field created by the jet breaking up at a speed of over 500mph and at an altitude of...

    Former Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin Fears Putin Is Isolating The Country
    Jul23

    Former Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin Fears Putin Is Isolating The Country

    MOSCOW, July 22. /ITAR-TASS/. Some forces in Russia are interested in the country’s isolation but the Russian business wants to invest in global markets, former finance minister Alexei Kudrin said on Tuesday. Kudrin told ITAR-TASS that he was “surprised with the extent of anti-western rhetoric that has emerged” following the...

    Two more Ukrainian fighter jets down over eastern Ukraine
    Jul23

    Two more Ukrainian fighter jets down over eastern Ukraine

    Russian separatists downed two Ukrainian fighter jets Wednesday, not far from where last week they are thought to have downed a passenger jet that killed 300. …read more Source: Miami...

    MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands as pro-Russia rebels shoot down Ukrainian fighter jets despite calls for ceasefire
    Jul23

    MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands as pro-Russia rebels shoot down Ukrainian fighter jets despite calls for ceasefire

    The insurgents deny having missiles that can hit a passenger jet at cruising altitude — 10,000 metres — but their leader says they can hit a target at 3,500 metres …read more Source: Calgary...

    Obsessing About Gaza, Ignoring Syria (And Most Everything Else)
    Jul23

    Obsessing About Gaza, Ignoring Syria (And Most Everything Else)

    The responses to what I write about the Hamas war fall into several categories. My least favorite sort of response is the kind that invokes Hitler in some way. Here is an e-mail that is representative: “I hope Hitler kills you and your family.” (Yes, it was written in the present tense.) Then there are the messages from those who seek...

    Bleak Homecoming: First Ukraine Crash Bodies Land in Netherlands
    Jul23

    Bleak Homecoming: First Ukraine Crash Bodies Land in Netherlands

    A moment of silence will be held momentarily. …read more Source:...

    Comprehending the Crash
    Jul23

    Comprehending the Crash

    Why does a plane crash exert such a strong grip on our attention? Perhaps the answer is obvious, yet different crashes evoke such different kinds of stories, in terms of both media impact and more personal, emotional resonances. Under normal circumstances, the experience of air travel is cloaked in awe and amazement. Who can walk past the FIDS...

    2 Ukraine Fighter Jets Shot Down as Fighting Intensifies
    Jul23

    2 Ukraine Fighter Jets Shot Down as Fighting Intensifies

    Fighting intensified in the rebel-controlled region of Ukraine on Wednesday, with military officials reporting that two Ukrainian Su-25 fighter jets had been shot down near the village of Dmytrivka. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Video: Fist fight break out in Ukraine parliament
    Jul23

    Video: Fist fight break out in Ukraine parliament

    Lawmakers attacked one another following a decree that would enlist citizens as soldiers. …read more Source: USA...

    Bleak Homecoming: First Ukraine Crash Bodies Land in Amsterdam
    Jul23

    Bleak Homecoming: First Ukraine Crash Bodies Land in Amsterdam

    A moment of silence will be held momentarily. …read more Source:...