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    Trump’s Pentagon pick: Putin trying to ‘break’ NATO
    Jan12

    Trump’s Pentagon pick: Putin trying to ‘break’ NATO

    WASHINGTON — Retired Gen. James Mattis, poised to become the first career military officer in charge of the Pentagon since the 1950s, said Thursday he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to “break” the NATO alliance that has anchored American and European security for more than half a century. Under questioning at his...

    McCain unloads on Putin during Mattis confirmation hearing: ‘He needs us as his enemy’
    Jan12

    McCain unloads on Putin during Mattis confirmation hearing: ‘He needs us as his enemy’

    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) unloaded on Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday during Defense Secretary-designate Gen. James Mattis’ confirmation hearing. McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said that, under Putin, Russia has “invaded Ukraine, annexed Crimea, threatened NATO allies, intervened militarily in Syria,...

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict
    Jan12

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict

    A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Latest: Defense secretary pick says military lacks vigor
    Jan12

    The Latest: Defense secretary pick says military lacks vigor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on activities in Congress (all times EST): 10:50 a.m. President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to be defense secretary is telling senators the military isn’t robust enough to deal with the wide range of threats the U.S. is facing. James Mattis is a retired Marine Corps general. He’s testifying at his...

    Rights Group: Civilians Abused by Rivals in Ukraine Conflict
    Jan12

    Rights Group: Civilians Abused by Rivals in Ukraine Conflict

    A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict
    Jan12

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW (AP) — A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. An annual report released by Human Rights Watch on Thursday accused the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists of holding dozens of civilians in arbitrary detention in...

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict
    Jan12

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict

    A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. An annual report released by Human Rights … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict
    Jan12

    Rights group: Civilians abused by rivals in Ukraine conflict

    A human rights group says civilians are being abducted and tortured by fighters on both sides of the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. An annual report released by Human Rights … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    HRW Report: Threats To Human Rights Increased In 2016
    Jan12

    HRW Report: Threats To Human Rights Increased In 2016

    Human Rights Watch says threats to human rights are increasing as authoritarian leaders tighten their hold on power in many countries and populist parties rise in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Concerned About US Troops in Poland
    Jan12

    Russia Concerned About US Troops in Poland

    Russia expressed concern Thursday about the arrival of U.S. soldiers and tanks in Poland, saying they are a threat to its security. The first contingent of American soldiers arrived in Poland from Germany Thursday, leading Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov to call the operation a threat to Russia’s “interests and our security.” Eventually the...