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    Wesley Wark: Where’s the megaphone on the threat to Canada?
    Sep05

    Wesley Wark: Where’s the megaphone on the threat to Canada?

    The Conservative government has a strange way with public pronouncements on security issues. When it comes to the gravest of international crises, the government is prone to bold, headline-grabbing statements, whether on Putin’s role in stoking the flames in the Ukraine, or the threat posed by Iran, or the crisis in Syria/Iraq, or who is...

    News Analysis: NATO Upgrades By Going Back To Basics
    Sep05

    News Analysis: NATO Upgrades By Going Back To Basics

    At its summit in Wales, NATO rediscovered and reaffirmed its original reason for existence — protecting its member states. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Says US Ready To Pass More Sanctions On Russia’s Energy and Defense Sectors For Involvement In Ukraine
    Sep05

    Obama Says US Ready To Pass More Sanctions On Russia’s Energy and Defense Sectors For Involvement In Ukraine

    President Obama said on Friday that NATO members had agreed on a range of strategies to not only monitor the situation in Ukraine but to deal with the escalating threat posed by the Islamic State. Obama said he and the other heads of government at the NATO summit in Wales agreed that ISIS posed a threat to not only the governments of Iraq and...

    Fighting between Ukrainian army, rebels subsides as ceasefire begins
                            
                            
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    Sep05

    Fighting between Ukrainian army, rebels subsides as ceasefire begins [Video]

    Heavy fighting between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels appeared to subside after envoys meeting in Minsk approved a peace deal that included a ceasefire taking effect from 1500 GMT on Friday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Violence continues in Donetsk as ceasefore looms
    Sep05

    Violence continues in Donetsk as ceasefore looms

    Residents of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine are sceptical that the looming ceasefire between Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists will put an end to deadly fighting, as shelling continued through the night as talks opened in Minsk. …read more Source: USA...

    Obama Vows to ‘Degrade and Ultimately Destroy’ ISIS
    Sep05

    Obama Vows to ‘Degrade and Ultimately Destroy’ ISIS

    The summit has focused on tensions between Russia and Ukraine and on the threat of ISIS. …read more Source:...

    Obama: US hopeful, skeptical on Ukraine cease-fire
    Sep05

    Obama: US hopeful, skeptical on Ukraine cease-fire

    President Barack Obama says he’s skeptical that pro-Russian separatists and Russia’s government will abide by a cease-fire reached Friday. …read more Source: Miami...

    Obama skeptical as Ukraine cease-fire takes hold
    Sep05

    Obama skeptical as Ukraine cease-fire takes hold

    The president says newly announced sanctions for Russia can be lifted if a peace deal works. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s Ceasefire Will Fail. It’s a Foregone Conclusion.
    Sep05

    Ukraine’s Ceasefire Will Fail. It’s a Foregone Conclusion.

    Ukraine had given up on ceasefires. Each time the government imposed one, the fighting between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels in the east continued. If anything, the ceasefires allowed the fractious rebel battalions time to regroup and refuel before the next battle.But on Friday, after week …read more Source: The New...

    Kerry, Hagel urge coalition against Islamic State
    Sep05

    Kerry, Hagel urge coalition against Islamic State

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, third right, meets with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, second left, on the sidelines of the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales … …read more Source: The Bismarck...