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    Obama Arrives at NATO Summit
    Sep04

    Obama Arrives at NATO Summit

    NATO leaders arrived in Wales on Thursday (September 4) for a summit where they were set to buttress support for Kiev and bolster their eastern defences, spurred by the Ukraine crisis to enact the most radical shift in allied strategy towards Russia since the end of the Cold War. U.S. Secretary John Kerry and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko...

    Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation
    Sep04

    Russians React To Western Food Ban With Pride, Resignation

    As NATO discusses the crisis in Ukraine this week, Russia’s ban on Western imports of fresh food marches on. For now, Moscow’s grocery shelves are still stocked, and citizens are stoic.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Interview: Francis Fukuyama Says Putin Playing A ‘Very Duplicitous Game’
    Sep04

    Interview: Francis Fukuyama Says Putin Playing A ‘Very Duplicitous Game’

    The American political scientist Francis Fukuyama provides his views on how the West should react to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko and NATO Leaders Arrive for Talks
    Sep04

    Poroshenko and NATO Leaders Arrive for Talks

    NATO leaders arrived in Wales on Thursday (September 4) for a summit where they were set to buttress support for Kiev and bolster their eastern defences, spurred by the Ukraine crisis to enact the most radical shift in allied strategy towards Russia since the end of the Cold War. U.S. Secretary John Kerry and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko...

    Kremlin plan fails to calm Ukraine as NATO backs Kiev
    Sep04

    Kremlin plan fails to calm Ukraine as NATO backs Kiev

    Ukraine’s president heard words of support from Western leaders at a NATO summit on Thursday, but a Kremlin peace offer failed to halt fighting in the east where dramatic advances by pro-Russian rebels have tipped the balance of power against Kiev. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants
    Sep04

    Leaders: US, UK will ‘not be cowed’ by militants

    U.S. President Barack Obama, fourth from left, is seated at a table with, from left to right: France’s President Francois Hollande; Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko; British Prime Minister D… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Netanyahu’s Tactical Use of U.S. ‘Strategic’ Dialogue
    Sep04

    Netanyahu’s Tactical Use of U.S. ‘Strategic’ Dialogue

    This just in… Yuval Steinitz, Israel’s Minister of Strategic Affairs, will be leading what he calls a “very large” delegation to Washington next week, ostensibly to lobby against the nuclear deal being envisioned with Iran. As Laura Rozen pointed out to me — and as Haaretz explains — Steinitz’s mission is...

    NATO Chief: Alliance Would Consider Intervention in Iraq
    Sep04

    NATO Chief: Alliance Would Consider Intervention in Iraq

    NATO Secretary-General Andesr Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday that the alliance would consider containing Islamist militants in Iraq if the Iraqi government requested NATO’s help. “I’m sure that if the Iraqi government were to forward a request for NATO assistance, that would be considered seriously by NATO allies,” Rasmussen said on...

    EU Readies Action Plan Should Russia Cut Off Gas Supply
    Sep04

    EU Readies Action Plan Should Russia Cut Off Gas Supply

    The European Union is preparing to take action to secure gas supplies this winter if its biggest supplier, Russia, cuts exports due to the crisis in Ukraine, a draft document seen by Reuters showed. The measures could include making use of existing powers to ban companies from selling liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker cargoes outside Europe,...

    Canadian frigate to join exercises in the Black Sea
    Sep04

    Canadian frigate to join exercises in the Black Sea

    NEWPORT, England – A Canadian warship will sail into the Black Sea in the coming days to take part in a multi-lateral exercise with Ukrainian, U.S. and other vessels. HMCS Toronto, a Halifax-class frigate, will enter the Black Sea on Sept. 6 to begin the exercise starting on Sept. 8, military officials at the NATO summit here said Thursday. The...