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    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?
    Sep04

    Is French Warship Start of New Cold War?

    They were seen as a lifeline for the French economy. Two helicopter carriers bound for Russia in a deal worth 1.2 billion euros. But now France may have to pay that money back – after halting delivery at the 11th hour in light of Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. A significant moment, says Carsten Bzreski from ING. …read more Source:...

    Crises in Ukraine, Iraq hang over NATO summit
    Sep04

    Crises in Ukraine, Iraq hang over NATO summit

    NATO leaders area facing what’s being described as the toughest summit since the cold war, as allied leaders tackle the crisis in Ukraine and the threat posed by Islamic State. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Photos Sept 4: Top images from around the world
    Sep04

    Photos Sept 4: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. This picture shows a man taking pictures of floodwater released from the Three Gorges Dam, a gigantic hydropower project on the Yangtze river, in Yichang, central China’s Hubei province, after heavy...

    Pursuing ISIS to the Gates of Hell
    Sep04

    Pursuing ISIS to the Gates of Hell

    Over the past two weeks, the American foreign-policy debate has dramatically changed. The key to understanding why lies in a book. The book is called Special Providence. Published 13 years ago by Walter Russell Mead, it remains, for my money, the best analysis of American foreign policy written in our time. Mead argues that America has four...

    Ukraine President Seeks Closer NATO Ties
    Sep04

    Ukraine President Seeks Closer NATO Ties

    MOSCOW—Undeterred by threats from Russia that Ukraine’s NATO ambitions would derail peace talks, Ukraine’s leader discussed closer ties with NATO at a meeting Thursday with President Barack Obama and other NATO leaders in Wales. Russia and Ukraine say they are working on a deal to halt months of fighting in eastern Ukraine between...

    NATO official at summit accuses Russia of attacking Ukraine
    Sep04

    NATO official at summit accuses Russia of attacking Ukraine

    NATO’s top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of attacking Ukraine as allied leaders gathered for a summit to buttress support for Kiev and bolster defenses against a Russia they now see as hostile for the first time since the Cold War. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    NATO Secretary General calls on Russia to end “illegal” annexation of Crimea
    Sep04

    NATO Secretary General calls on Russia to end “illegal” annexation of Crimea

    NEWPORT, Wales – Here is what NATO Secretary General NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen had to say in greeting Ukraine’s president to talks with alliance officials today: “President Poroshenko, I welcome you here today at a testing time for your nation. An independent, sovereign and stable Ukraine, firming committed to democracy...

    Barack Obama Latest News: US President Meets With Ukraine President as Rebels Call for Rease-Fire With Russia
    Sep04

    Barack Obama Latest News: US President Meets With Ukraine President as Rebels Call for Rease-Fire With Russia

    MOSCOW—Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatists appeared increasingly close to signing a deal to end four months of fighting, even as Ukraine’s leader met Thursday with PresidentBarack Obama and other NATO leaders in Wales. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he’s ready to order a cease-fire in the east on Friday, if a peace deal...

    Letter: What does the West really want?
    Sep04

    Letter: What does the West really want?

    Unquestionably, the regular reader is finding it difficult to keep pace with Russian-inspired events in Ukraine. The annexation of Crimea by the “little green men” followed by the recent convoy invasion (mostly unsanctioned by the Red Cross and more threatened) is showing Russia at its worst. Victimized by the West, according to itself and some...

    Hollande: Cease-Fire, Political Deal Conditions For Mistral Delivery
    Sep04

    Hollande: Cease-Fire, Political Deal Conditions For Mistral Delivery

    French President Francois Hollande has said a cease-fire and a political settlement in Ukraine are conditions for France to deliver the first of two Mistral-class warships to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...