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    Report Accuses Islamic State Group of War Crimes
    Sep02

    Report Accuses Islamic State Group of War Crimes

    (BAGHDAD) — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of systematic “ethnic cleansing” in northern Iraq targeting indigenous religious minorities, as well as conducting mass killings of men and abducting women. MoreHellfire Strike: U.S. Targets Kenya Mall Massacre Terror Leader NBC NewsChernobyl’s...

    Top Russian General Lays Bare Putin’s Plan for Ukraine
    Sep02

    Top Russian General Lays Bare Putin’s Plan for Ukraine

    PRAGUE — When the crisis in Ukraine dramatically heated up last November and in the ensuing weeks, I was impressed by the ability of the Russian state to mobilize so many different tools in its bid to destabilize its neighbor. It became clear very quickly that Russian politicians, journalists, purportedly nongovernmental organizations,...

    Obama Is No Wimp
    Sep02

    Obama Is No Wimp

    Hawks of both parties have been taking swipes at the “overly cautious” Barack Obama over the many foreign policy “crises” he recently has been trying to juggle. The general line of their analysis is that the world is going to hell, and Obama is doing nothing about it. The denigration has had the effect of lowering...

    AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fight
    Sep02

    AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fight

    MOSCOW (AP) — Riding a wave of military gains by pro-Russia rebels, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs. Prospects for a political settlement looked dim just a few weeks ago while the Ukrainian troops were methodically...

    Baltic States Fear Putin Amid Escalation in Ukraine
    Sep02

    Baltic States Fear Putin Amid Escalation in Ukraine

    In the latest chapter of the West’s confrontation with Russia, President Barack Obama will travel to Estonia on Wednesday to stress U.S. solidarity with the Baltic states, the former Soviet republics rattled by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intervention in nearby Ukraine. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania — the trio of tiny nations...

    Why India’s Modi and Japan’s Abe Need Each Other — Badly
    Sep02

    Why India’s Modi and Japan’s Abe Need Each Other — Badly

    Cuddly is not an adjective that comes to mind when describing the prime ministers of either Japan or India. Shinzo Abe, like most Japanese politicians, often appears overly formal, while Narendra Modi has a reputation for being demanding and stern. But apparently the two feel warm and fuzzy about each other. Abe made the unusual gesture of...

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to Ukraine crises
    Sep02

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to Ukraine crises

    NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a “spearhead” rapid reaction force, potentially including several thousand troops, that could be sent to a hotspot in as little as two days, officials said on Monday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Baltic States Fear Putin Amid Escalation in Ukraine
    Sep02

    Baltic States Fear Putin Amid Escalation in Ukraine

    In the latest chapter of the West’s confrontation with Russia, President Barack Obama will travel to Estonia on Wednesday to stress U.S. solidarity with the Baltic states, the former Soviet republics rattled by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intervention in nearby Ukraine. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania — the trio of tiny nations...

    NATO Leaders Set to Gather on Russia, Middle East
    Sep02

    NATO Leaders Set to Gather on Russia, Middle East

    The leaders of the 28 NATO countries will gather for the first time in two years starting Thursday in Wales, in western Britain, with an agenda very different from the one they had for their last summit. When NATO leaders last met in Chicago, Afghanistan was at the top of their agenda, and Russia was considered a partner in addressing issues like...

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to Ukraine crises
    Sep02

    NATO to create new ‘spearhead’ force to respond to Ukraine crises

    NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a “spearhead” rapid reaction force, potentially including several thousand troops, that could be sent to a hotspot in as little as two days, officials said on Monday. …read more Source: The Toronto...