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    Video indicates that separatists have flight recorder
    Jul21

    Video indicates that separatists have flight recorder

    KIEV, Ukraine — The mystery over the whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17′s flight data and voice recorders seemed to clear up a little on Sunday when video surfaced of separatist emergency workers coming upon the device in a field in eastern Ukraine.Reuters posted the video, taken Friday, of one worker calling out “flight...

    UN Security Council to vote as early as Monday on Ukraine crash investigation
    Jul21

    UN Security Council to vote as early as Monday on Ukraine crash investigation

    Australia’s foreign minister says an urgent vote could take place as early as Monday in the U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    UN to vote as early as Monday on crash resolution
    Jul21

    UN to vote as early as Monday on crash resolution

    Australia’s foreign minister says an urgent vote could take place as early as Monday in the U.N. Security Council on a resolution demanding international access to the Ukraine plane crash site. …read more Source: Miami...

    US building case tying separatists to plane crash
    Jul21

    US building case tying separatists to plane crash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A somber President Barack Obama declared the deaths of those on board, including at least one American, an “outrage of unspeakable proportions.” Obama said the U.S. believes the...

    MH17 Ukraine Crash: Russian Roulette II
    Jul21

    MH17 Ukraine Crash: Russian Roulette II

    MoreMalaysia Airlines Ukraine Crash: A Working Theory of the ShootdownAustralia Grieves After 28 Nationals Die in MH17 CrashDeadliest Day: Israel Ramps Up Offensive After Killings NBC NewsNo Escape: Should Commercial Jets Be Built to Avoid Missiles? NBC NewsSelf-Defense? Front-Porch Murder Trial to Begin NBC NewsGeneral Secretary Yuri...

    MH17 and the Long Term Costs of Russia’s Ukraine Incursion
    Jul21

    MH17 and the Long Term Costs of Russia’s Ukraine Incursion

    Policymakers, especially policymakers who have never seen action, are often seduced by covert operations. They see them as the perfect policy instrument: cheap, deniable, effective. Yes, there can be tremendously effective covert or at least non-conventional operations and campaigns, but just as all intelligence operations must come to terms with...

    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Russia’s Anti-West Isolationism
    Jul21

    Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Russia’s Anti-West Isolationism

    The rhetoric emanating from the Kremlin has been one of the main drivers of support for the Ukrainian conflict. …read more Source: The New York...

    Moscow: Continue U.S. cooperation in space
    Jul21

    Moscow: Continue U.S. cooperation in space

    Moscow wants to work with Washington to further space exploration despite a recent NASA memo noting the crisis in Ukraine has nearly severed prospects for partnership, Russian officials say. In an April 2 memo, NASA suspended “contact with Russian entities” as a result of “the ongoing violation of Ukraine sovereignty.”...

    Crews Clear Debris, Bodies from MH17 Crash Site
    Jul21

    Crews Clear Debris, Bodies from MH17 Crash Site

    Rescue workers clear debris and bodies from the site of the Malaysian airliner crash in eastern Ukraine’s town of Hrabove. A total of 298 people died as a result of the crash on Thursday (July 17). Emergency workers, who have to navigate reporting both to the authorities in Kiev and the rebels who control the crash site and other areas in...

    10 Things You Need To Know As Asian Markets Open
    Jul21

    10 Things You Need To Know As Asian Markets Open

    Good morning. The world’s still reeling from the MH17 crash and there’s widespread anger in Australia at the inability of investigators to get to the site. Let’s start the week… 1. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott spoke to Vladimir Putin overnight and pressed for his support in repatriating the bodies of the 28...