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    The Separatists’ Cease-Fire in Ukraine
    Sep14

    The Separatists’ Cease-Fire in Ukraine

    NEWS BRIEF Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine announced a unilateral cease-fire Tuesday, the first to be proposed by rebel groups since violent conflict began in that country in 2014.Alexander Zakharchenko, a Ukrainian separatist leader and the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, told Russian television the...

    Ukrainian rebel leaders announce unilateral cease-fire
    Sep13

    Ukrainian rebel leaders announce unilateral cease-fire

    The conflict between Russian-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government troops has killed more than 9,500 people since it began in April 2014. What’s more, the initial cease-fire has collapsed, turning an all-out war into a simmering conflict that nonetheless still claims lives. Alexander Zakharchenko, rebel leader in Donetsk, made...

    Ukrainian separatist leaders announce unilateral ceasefire
    Sep13

    Ukrainian separatist leaders announce unilateral ceasefire

    The conflict between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops has killed more than 9,500 people. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Obama says Vladimir Putin is Donald Trump’s role model: ‘He loves this guy’
    Sep13

    Obama says Vladimir Putin is Donald Trump’s role model: ‘He loves this guy’

    AP Photo/Carolyn KasterPresident Barack Obama on Tuesday unleashed on Donald Trump’s positive statements about Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a rally supporting Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, Obama called Putin “Donald Trump’s role model,” and slammed the Republican presidential nominee for...

    Activists Say Crimeans Face Threats, Intimidation Ahead Of Russian Vote
    Sep13

    Activists Say Crimeans Face Threats, Intimidation Ahead Of Russian Vote

    Rights groups say the Russian-imposed authorities in Crimea are using threats and intimidation to get out the vote in parliamentary elections that Ukraine has denounced as illegitimate because they are being held on territory seized by Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Egypt’s Suez Canal: An Attenuated Lifeline
    Sep13

    Egypt’s Suez Canal: An Attenuated Lifeline

    Scott Savitz, Paul DeLuca Suez Canal, Middle East The Suez Canal has been a lifeline for global commerce and for military power-projection since its inauguration in 1869. The Suez Canal has been a lifeline for global commerce and for military power-projection since its inauguration in 1869. For nearly a century, it was the Royal Navy’s...

    Ukraine’s President Urges World Not to Recognize Russian Elections
    Sep13

    Ukraine’s President Urges World Not to Recognize Russian Elections

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called on the EU and the world’s biggest economies not to recognize Russia’s upcoming parliamentary elections, which treat Crimea as Russian territory. This month Russians will elect 450 lawmakers to parliament, for the first time since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. The U.N. does not...

    How Long Until Hackers Start Faking Leaked Documents?
    Sep13

    How Long Until Hackers Start Faking Leaked Documents?

    In the past few years, the devastating effects of hackers breaking into an organization’s network, stealing confidential data, and publishing everything have been made clear. It happened to the Democratic National Committee, to Sony, to the National Security Agency, to the cyber-arms weapons manufacturer Hacking Team, to the online adultery...

    What a No First Use Policy Would Mean for Global Security
    Sep13

    What a No First Use Policy Would Mean for Global Security

    As the clock is ticking, President Barack Obama is striving to cement his legacy in the realm of nuclear weapons policy. In the past, the president has suggested his nuclear policy goal would be a “no first use” policy—a plan many experts as well as U.S. allies continue to meet with skepticism and resistance. While recent reports indicate Obama...

    How Georgia Could Boost American Interests
    Sep13

    How Georgia Could Boost American Interests

    My small country of Georgia lies at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. It also lies at the intersection of many of America’s most vital interests in this increasingly important region. Georgia is connected by geography to the Black Sea and to the West’s NATO allies that border it. Georgia shares another important border with...