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    U.S., Britain urge NATO to confront ISIS challenge
    Sep04

    U.S., Britain urge NATO to confront ISIS challenge

    A meeting of NATO leaders convened in Britain today facing no shortage of crises and a challenge from two of its dominant partners to confront a virulent new form of Islamic extremism in the Middle East. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Separatists Back Peace Plan For Country’s East
    Sep04

    Ukraine, Separatists Back Peace Plan For Country’s East

    By Adrian Croft and Gabriela Baczynska NEWPORT, Wales/DONETSK, Ukraine, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian rebel leader said they would both order ceasefires on Friday, provided that an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine’s east. The breakthrough...

    John McCain Thinks Obama Should Look Up ‘Invasion’ In The Dictionary
    Sep04

    John McCain Thinks Obama Should Look Up ‘Invasion’ In The Dictionary

    The White House has been hesitant to describe the situation in Ukraine as a Russian invasion, but Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) thinks there’s no other way to describe what’s happening. McCain even said he looked up the definition of the word in the dictionary. He held a press conference in Ukraine on Thursday to make that very point....

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?
    Sep04

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?

    They were seen as a lifeline for the French economy. Two helicopter carriers bound for Russia in a deal worth 1.2 billion euros. But now France may have to pay that money back – after halting delivery at the 11th hour in light of Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. A significant moment, says Carsten Bzreski from ING. …read more Source:...

    Pursuing ISIS to the Gates of Hell
    Sep04

    Pursuing ISIS to the Gates of Hell

    Over the past two weeks, the American foreign-policy debate has dramatically changed. The key to understanding why lies in a book. The book is called Special Providence. Published 13 years ago by Walter Russell Mead, it remains, for my money, the best analysis of American foreign policy written in our time. Mead argues that America has four...

    Photos Sept 4: Top images from around the world
    Sep04

    Photos Sept 4: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. This picture shows a man taking pictures of floodwater released from the Three Gorges Dam, a gigantic hydropower project on the Yangtze river, in Yichang, central China’s Hubei province, after heavy...

    Obama and British Leader Say They Won’t Be ‘Cowed by Barbaric Killers’
    Sep04

    Obama and British Leader Say They Won’t Be ‘Cowed by Barbaric Killers’

    MoreISIS Video Intensifies Pressure on BritainBiden Says U.S. Will Follow ISIS ‘to the Gates of Hell’Republicans Use ISIS for Campaign Fodder as Midterm Elections LoomThe United States and Britain will “not be cowed” by Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria who have killed two American journalists, the leaders of both nations said Thursday....

    At NATO summit, leaders vow to ‘not be cowed’ by Islamic militants
    Sep04

    At NATO summit, leaders vow to ‘not be cowed’ by Islamic militants

    NATO leaders grappled Thursday with whether the alliance has a role in containing a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, as heads of state converged in Wales for a high-stakes summit also focused on the crisis in Ukraine and next steps in Afghanistan. …read more Source: CTV...

    NATO official at summit accuses Russia of attacking Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO official at summit accuses Russia of attacking Ukraine

    NATO’s top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders gathered for a summit to buttress support for Kiev and bolster defenses against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time since the Cold War. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    NATO Secretary General calls on Russia to end “illegal” annexation of Crimea
    Sep04

    NATO Secretary General calls on Russia to end “illegal” annexation of Crimea

    NEWPORT, Wales – Here is what NATO Secretary General NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen had to say in greeting Ukraine’s president to talks with alliance officials today: “President Poroshenko, I welcome you here today at a testing time for your nation. An independent, sovereign and stable Ukraine, firming committed to democracy...