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21 hrs ago | RedState

Jews In Ukraine Told To Register Or Leave

Yet another foreign policy success of the Obama administration and the isolationist wing of the conservative movement is shaping up nicely Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Syria, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Free Republic

What Putin is rebuilding

No, Putin isn't re-building the third Reich: Chamberlain isn't a historic villain because he did nothing after Hitler seized neighboring German-speaking territories.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News

Amnesty International

Syrian lawyers risk detention and death in the name of justice

Being a human rights lawyer in Syria has never been easy. We have always been vulnerable to prosecution or at risk of arrest by the authorities.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

AlertNet

A man stands at a site hit by what is said an attack, Syria

A man stands on rubble and he looks up at a site hit by what activists said was a warplanes attack by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Duma neighbourhood of Damascus April 13, 2014.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Phronesisaical

Bits and Pieces - April 10, 2014

Seymour Hersh has stenographed an article from a dubious source. There are so many things wrong with it, it took several people to show them all up.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News

The Washington Post

Russian lawmakers seek to prosecute Mikhail Gorbachev

Still radiant over their annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, some members of Russia's parliament are more nostalgic than ever for the Soviet Union.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Syria, Vladimir Putin

Mon Apr 07, 2014

AlertNet

U.N. has to cut Syria food rations for lack of donor funds

A boy carries identification papers while waiting to receive humanitarian aid in Duma, Damascus, March 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria, World News,

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Free Republic

Don't fall for Putin's lie

Too many in the west fall for the lie that Russia has a historic right to dictate events in neighbouring nations such as Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Syria, World News

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Free Republic

Putin's Western Allies: Why Europe's Far Right Is on the Kremlin's Side

Gabor Vona, president of the Hungarian radical right-wing party "Jobbik," delivers a speech at a rally in Budapest, March 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Travel, Europe Travel, Hungary Travel, Syria, World News, Russia Travel, Moscow, Russia Travel, Wedding, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Tue Mar 25, 2014

CNN

Fascist paradoxes of Putin's Russia

It is common knowledge that delusions are usual tools of policy. The scale of policy determines the scale of delusion.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, Italy, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Syria,

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The New Yorker

George Packer: Understanding the Ukraine crisis.

Annexation has an ugly sound, owing to an unhappy past. The term describes, among other tragedies, Saddam Hussein's attempt, in 1990, to swallow Kuwait whole, as the nineteenth province of Iraq; Indonesia's invasion, in 1975, of East Timor; Morocco's absorption, the same year, of Western Sahara; and Israel's declaration, after the 1967 war, of East ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Syria, US Politics, US News, Ukraine,

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Huffington Post

Obama, Putin and Ukraine: No Charge of the Light Brigade But A Big Unnecessary Crisis

Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die: Into the Valley of Death Rode the six hundred.

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Related Topix: US News, Barack Obama, US Politics, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Syria,

AlertNet

Russia races to complete Crimea annexation, EU ponders sanctions

Russia raced to complete its annexation of Crimea and built up its forces in the region in defiance of Ukrainian and Western condemnation, as EU leaders gathered to consider imposing tough economic sanctions against Moscow - but not yet.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Ukraine, Syria, Germany

The Globe and Mail

Harper goes Cold Warrior, Putin laps Obama

The crisis in Ukraine has pushed Stephen Harper into full Cold Warrior mode. This week, he jets off to Kiev to tour Independence Square and meet with the new anti-Russian government.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Syria, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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