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    How Ukraine Helped Galvanize NATO
    Sep04

    How Ukraine Helped Galvanize NATO

    A look at how the threat of further Russian aggression has helped to unify NATO. …read more Source: The New York...

    Obama calls Ukraine 'a moment of testing' for West
    Sep04

    Obama calls Ukraine 'a moment of testing' for West

    TALLINN, Estonia — President Barack Obama on Wednesday harshly condemned Russian aggression in Ukraine as a threat to peace in Europe and pledged that NATO will protect allies who fear they will be Moscow’s next target. Standing on Russia’s doorstep, Obama declared “this is a moment of testing” for the Western alliance to...

    Modi’s Visit to America – Obama’s Golden Opportunity
    Sep04

    Modi’s Visit to America – Obama’s Golden Opportunity

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting The new Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will be meeting with President Barack Obama on the 30th of September. Prime Minister Modi is arriving at a moment when India-America relations have been worse then ever in recent memory. The strain on relations was...

    Putin on Ceasefire Plan With Ukraine
    Sep04

    Putin on Ceasefire Plan With Ukraine

    Russian president Vladimir V. Putin discussed the steps necessary for a ceasefire agreement between his country and Ukraine on Wednesday. …read more Source: The New York...

    Poland questions German no to more NATO troops
    Sep03

    Poland questions German no to more NATO troops

    Poland’s Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski says that his country is “surprised” by Germany’s reluctance to approve an increase of NATO troops in its eastern member states, which feel threatened by Russia’s role in the armed conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    The Gargoyle: Charlie Angus makes pen pals in the Senate
    Sep03

    The Gargoyle: Charlie Angus makes pen pals in the Senate

    Charlie Angus wants to strengthen ethics rules in the House of Commons, and has turned to the Senate for a little help — but not before ripping the upper chamber for “numerous ethical loopholes” in the Senate’s conflict of interest guidelines. The NDP’s ethics critic made the suggestion in a sardonic letter Wednesday to the chairwoman...

    Editorial: Canada’s tough guy act
    Sep03

    Editorial: Canada’s tough guy act

    When it comes to Vladimir Putin and Russia’s inexcusable incursion into Eastern Ukraine, Canada sure talks a big game. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said “the most important thing we need to do is to rally all of our allies throughout the Western world, and throughout the greater global community, to understand that peace and stability...

    Russia Accuses Ukraine Forces in Journalist’s Death
    Sep03

    Russia Accuses Ukraine Forces in Journalist’s Death

    Russian officials say Ukrainian forces are responsible for the “barbarous” killing of a Russian photojournalist and are demanding an investigation. Russia’s Investigative Committee on Wednesday confirmed the death of Andrei Stenin, 33. The committee said it believed Stenin was killed August 6 while covering the armed conflict in...

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan
    Sep03

    Russia, Ukraine working on cease-fire plan

    Pro-Russian rebels lead suppressive fire at the positions of Ukrainian army, during shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. A day ahead of a NATO summit, Russian Presid… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    NATO to take part in joint exercises with Ukrainian army
    Sep03

    NATO to take part in joint exercises with Ukrainian army

    A total of 1,300 soldiers will take part in the 10-day drills, characterized as a ‘peacekeeping exercise’ …read more Source: The Globe and...