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    UN Security Council meets in emergency session on growing Ukraine crisis
    Aug29

    UN Security Council meets in emergency session on growing Ukraine crisis

    By Cara Anna And Trenton Daniel The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday accused Moscow of having “outright lied” about its role in Ukraine, as alarmed members of the Security Council demanded that Russia remove its fighters from a new front in the unfolding crisis in Ukraine. Council members at the emergency meeting heard from a top...

    Obama: U.S. Developing Broader Strategy for Iraq, Syria
    Aug29

    Obama: U.S. Developing Broader Strategy for Iraq, Syria

    President Barack Obama said Thursday he is developing strategic and military options to counter Islamic State and said the U.S. will expand economic pressure on Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    UN Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis
    Aug29

    UN Security Council meets on Ukraine crisis

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday accused Moscow of having “outright lied” about its role in Ukraine, as alarmed members of the Security Council demanded that Russia remove its fighters from a new front in the unfolding crisis in Ukraine. Council members at the emergency meeting heard from a...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor
    Aug29

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, local residents stand near the building where they live after a shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. Two columns of Russian tanks and military ve… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russia Is Burying Soldiers in Unmarked Graves Just to Conceal Their Role in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Russia Is Burying Soldiers in Unmarked Graves Just to Conceal Their Role in Ukraine

    Russia invaded Ukraine months ago, but President Vladimir Putin’s forces escalated the fighting this week. NATO …read more Source: The New...

    The 10 Most Important Tweets About Obama’s Tan Suit
    Aug29

    The 10 Most Important Tweets About Obama’s Tan Suit

    President Barack Obama addressed the military conflicts in Iraq, Syria, and Ukraine at a press briefing Thursday afternoon. However, for much of the political press corps, Obama’s unusual khaki suit was the main conversation. During the briefing, Twitter erupted with discussion of Obama’s fashion choice. Multiple parody accounts based...

    Putin Escalated To Save His Aggressive Ukraine Policy From Collapsing — But His Strategy Hasn’t Changed
    Aug29

    Putin Escalated To Save His Aggressive Ukraine Policy From Collapsing — But His Strategy Hasn’t Changed

    In an analyst’s note on August 28, Morgan Stanley published its takeaways from the recent meeting in Minsk between Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. “If negotiations make progress on the terms of a ceasefire and a political settlement for Donbas,” the note beings, referring to...

    Russian tanks enter Ukraine; ‘encroachment’ condemned by world leaders
    Aug29

    Russian tanks enter Ukraine; ‘encroachment’ condemned by world leaders

    Two columns of Russian tanks and armored vehicles rolled into Ukraine after firing upon a border crossing Thursday, causing overmatched Ukrainian guardsmen to flee and sparking international fears about Russian intentions. A Ukrainian military spokesman said shots were fired from Russian territory at 11 a.m., and the border crossing occurred...

    ISIS defeat in Iraq and Syria will not be quick or easy, Barack Obama says
    Aug29

    ISIS defeat in Iraq and Syria will not be quick or easy, Barack Obama says

    U.S. President Barack Obama said his priority is to make sure gains made by the ISIS militant group in Iraq are rolled back, he told reporters at the White House. …read more Source:...

    Momentum Gathers For The West’s Response To Russia
    Aug28

    Momentum Gathers For The West’s Response To Russia

    Lithuania has called an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss Russia’s new incursions into Ukraine. The issue’s also likely to dominate an upcoming NATO summit. Since sanctions seem to have failed to change Russia’s calculations, the U.S. and its European partners are still trying to find a way to effectively...