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    NATO chief questions Russia’s Ukraine peace plan
    Sep05

    NATO chief questions Russia’s Ukraine peace plan

    NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Thursday voiced scepticism about a surprise peace plan for the Ukrainian conflict put forward by President Vladimir Putin, saying that Russia was still “attacking” Ukraine. Video provide …read more Source: USA...

    Fisher: How Russia’s Vladimir Putin hoodwinked the West
    Sep05

    Fisher: How Russia’s Vladimir Putin hoodwinked the West

    A few months ago I wrote from eastern Ukraine that Russian President Vladimir Putin might have blinked when he appeared to do an unexpected volte-face and called for an end to the violence there. I was wrong. Putin did not blink. What the Russian leader has done every day since the beginning of March has been to hoodwink the West about everything...

    Here Are The 200 “Sky Soldiers” The US Is Sending To Military Exercises In Ukraine
    Sep04

    Here Are The 200 “Sky Soldiers” The US Is Sending To Military Exercises In Ukraine

    The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the U.S. Army will be sending 200 paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team to Ukraine. The paratroopers from the 173rd, known as “Sky Soldiers,” will participate in a joint military exercise, Rapid Trident, against Russia’s objections. Russia had warned against any NATO...

    Russia May Still Have An Automated Nuclear Launch System Aimed Across The Northern Hemisphere
    Sep04

    Russia May Still Have An Automated Nuclear Launch System Aimed Across The Northern Hemisphere

    Anxiety over a nuclear exchange between super powers seems out of place in a post-Cold War world where conflicts are usually fought within states, rather than between them. But despite the changing nature of the times, nuclear weapons continue to play a central role in Russian military strategy. Last week, as thousands of Russian troops streamed...

    Flash Points: Is Russia’s offer of a ceasefire in Ukraine genuine?
    Sep04

    Flash Points: Is Russia’s offer of a ceasefire in Ukraine genuine?

    CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Bob Orr talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about the terms of a possible ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    John McCain Thinks Obama Should Look Up ‘Invasion’ In The Dictionary
    Sep04

    John McCain Thinks Obama Should Look Up ‘Invasion’ In The Dictionary

    The White House has been hesitant to describe the situation in Ukraine as a Russian invasion, but Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) thinks there’s no other way to describe what’s happening. McCain even said he looked up the definition of the word in the dictionary. He held a press conference in Ukraine on Thursday to make that very point....

    NATO summit: ‘At a critical time’
    Sep04

    NATO summit: ‘At a critical time’

    The spread of brutal Islamist terror across Iraq and Syria and hundreds of deaths in a bloody struggle over Ukraine’s future make this a pivotal moment for the NATO alliance, its leaders said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big ‘ifs’
    Sep04

    Ukraine president, separatists predict cease-fire but with big ‘ifs’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and leaders of the pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine on Thursday professed readiness for a cease-fire on condition that the other side effectively surrender what it has been fighting for at the cost of thousands of lives. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine, Separatists Back Peace Plan For Country’s East
    Sep04

    Ukraine, Separatists Back Peace Plan For Country’s East

    By Adrian Croft and Gabriela Baczynska NEWPORT, Wales/DONETSK, Ukraine, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian rebel leader said they would both order ceasefires on Friday, provided that an agreement is signed on a new peace plan to end the five-month war in Ukraine’s east. The breakthrough...

    Ukraine president, rebels voice hope for cease-fire deal
    Sep04

    Ukraine president, rebels voice hope for cease-fire deal

    Obama, Cameron say the world faces ‘dangerous and evolving challenges.’ …read more Source: USA...