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    Ukraine Conflict: Red Meat for Anemic NATO Alliance
    Sep08

    Ukraine Conflict: Red Meat for Anemic NATO Alliance

    The footage of President Obama strolling through the ancient ruins at Stonehenge was an apt bookend to the meeting of NATO, a Cold War relic that should have been abolished after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. But while hundreds of protesters marched through the streets calling for NATO to be dissolved — “From Iraq to...

    Indonesia, America and China’s Nine-Dash Line
    Sep08

    Indonesia, America and China’s Nine-Dash Line

    Jakarta–When the history of the early part of the 21st century is written, one of the great heroes of the People’s Republic of China might turn out to be an anonymous map-maker from the late 1940s whose work is helping to drive increasingly dangerous confrontations today between China and its neighbors across the South China Sea. The...

    Eric Morse: Why NATO didn’t arm Ukraine
    Sep08

    Eric Morse: Why NATO didn’t arm Ukraine

    On Sunday, as the latest alleged ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine was showing signs of unravelling, an aide to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced that five NATO countries would provide weapons to Ukraine. Heaven knows why he said it but within hours, four countries had denied it. That raises a question that was already floating to the top...

    Russia warns it may close airspace to Western airlines
    Sep08

    Russia warns it may close airspace to Western airlines

    A shaky cease-fire appeared to be holding despite periodic exchanges of mortar fire. …read more Source: USA...

    Poland Prime Minister, Cabinet Resigning Tuesday
    Sep08

    Poland Prime Minister, Cabinet Resigning Tuesday

    WARSAW, Poland—Poland’s president will accept the Cabinet’s resignation this week and appoint a candidate for prime minister to form a new government from the ruling coalition, the president’s spokeswoman said Monday. The change is needed after European Union leaders chose Prime Minister Donald Tusk to be the next head of the...

    Family of Flight MH17 Victim Has No Body, No Closure
    Sep08

    Family of Flight MH17 Victim Has No Body, No Closure

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands—Seven weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky above Ukraine, Bryce Fredriksz and Daisy Oehlers’ bedroom is still a mess. The room, with its mural of palm trees, unmade bed and a table cluttered with clothes and books, is a constant reminder to Bryce’s parents Silene and Rob Fredriksz of...

    Profiles: Russians Who Dare To Protest Ukraine War
    Sep08

    Profiles: Russians Who Dare To Protest Ukraine War

    During the past several weeks, a handful of Russians have braved public disapproval and likely arrest to stage solitary protests against Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. RFE/RL’s Russian Service spoke to six of them. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    2014 Is Not 1931
    Sep08

    2014 Is Not 1931

    Everyone has—or should have—a list of the commentators they disagree with fundamentally but nonetheless admire. When it comes to foreign policy, Robert Kagan tops mine. First, because Kagan knows the difference between being a hawk and being a Republican. His worldview is consistent but his view of the two parties is not. In the mid-1990s, for...

    No body, no end to grieving for Flight 17 family
    Sep08

    No body, no end to grieving for Flight 17 family

    Seven weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky above Ukraine, Bryce Fredriksz and Daisy Oehlers’ bedroom is still a mess. …read more Source: Miami...

    A Wall Street Strategist Put Together An Awesome Presentation On Everything In The Markets And The Economy Now (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, XRT, XLF, XHB, FDN, XLK, XLU, XLP)
    Sep08

    A Wall Street Strategist Put Together An Awesome Presentation On Everything In The Markets And The Economy Now (DIA, SPY, QQQ, TLT, IWM, XRT, XLF, XHB, FDN, XLK, XLU, XLP)

    We’re back at all-time highs. Despite a jobs report on Friday that disappointed, the S&P 500 closed at a fresh all-time high of 2,007. In his investment strategy update for September, Jon Stoltzfus, chief market strategist at Oppenheimer, sees a chance for stocks to run higher still. “In the near term we expect that investors...