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7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Look at soldiers for hire shows a strong depth of reporting

Soldiers for hire have long existed. But the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan accelerated the transformation of mercenaries "from covert and infamous to acceptable and indispensable," Hagedorn writes.

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10 hrs ago | The Independent

McDonald's frozen out of Russia over 'health' risks

Critics have questioned why investigations have come after the relationship between the US and Russia soured over the crisis in Ukraine Oliver Poole is an award-winning Foreign Correspondent for the Evening Standard and Independent titles.

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14 hrs ago | New Urban Legends

Why Michelle Came Home

Claim: Barack Obama's status as a Muslim prevented his wife from traveling with him to Islamic countries in April 2009.

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17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Iraqis displaced by violence take over schools

On a recent evening, ten families from the northern Iraqi city of Mosul moved into their new home, a one-story building with tile floors and a sunny courtyard in a poor Shiite neighborhood of east Baghdad.

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Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

Kerry Calls For 'Global Coalition' Against Islamic State

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has called for a "global coalition" to combat Islamic State militants who have seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest 08/29/2014

OND Editors OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.

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The Fresno Bee

Gas prices, held low by Texas shale, spur other consumer spending

But the current crises in Ukraine and Iraq did not stop the Hughes family from making the two-hour drive to San Antonio to visit the Alamo, have a chicken fried steak lunch and buy fish for their tank before driving home to Corpus Christi.

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The Straits Times

US defence chief Chuck Hagel to visit Georgia, Turkey after Nato summit

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel will travel to Georgia and Turkey after attending a Nato summit in Cardiff next week, as escalating conflicts in Ukraine, Syria and Iraq dominate his agenda.

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The Baltimore Sun

U.S. sends arms to bolster Lebanon army after Islamist incursion

The United States has begun delivering nearly $20 million of arms including assault rifles, anti-tank missiles and mortars to bolster Lebanon's army after Islamist insurgents seized a border town for several days this month, U.S. officials said on Friday.

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Albany Times Union

Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

In this June 6, 2014 file picture persons walk with shopping bags in Hamburg, Germany.

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BBC News

Visiting a Kurdish capital in the US

In Nashville, Kurdish immigrants have built a community to replace the home many were forced to flee.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Obama now taking correct steps against Islamic State

Baghdad called President Obama's bluff and he came through. He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister.

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Navy Times

Obama calls on other nations to fight Islamic State

President Obama on Thursday shunted aside speculation that he will soon expand the U.S. bombing campaign against Islamic extremists into Syria, saying the military mission for now will remain focused on Iraq.

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Seeking Alpha

Dno Asa: High Risk, Higher Reward

DNO's operations in Iraqi-Kurdistan have high geo-political risk, but the risk-adjusted upside is very attractive.

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AlertNet

Iraq and Syria pose Saudi dilemma - failed states or Iran proxies

A boy from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, stands in Bajed Kadal refugee camp south west of Dohuk province August 15, 2014.

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Time

Obama Goes to War

Earlier this summer, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine found himself in the Grand Foyer of the White House playing the foreign policy-hypothetical game with President Obama.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Reuters

U.S. seeks coalition against Islamic State, but military partners no sure bet

The United States is intensifying its push to build an international campaign against Islamic State jihadist fighters in Iraq and Syria, including recruiting partners for potential joint military action, Obama administration officials said on Wednesday.

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The Atlantic

The Many Ways to Map the Islamic 'State'

ISIS territory in Iraq and Syria tends to be described as "swaths." The estimated size of these swaths, which ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared a caliphate in June, varies widely in reports, from 12,000 square miles-"an area the size of Belgium," per The Wall Street Journal -to 35,000 square miles, or "an area the size of Jordan," as George ... (more)

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Washington Times

Sources: US considering new relief mission in Iraq

The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

OpEdNews

Energy ballet-2: Syria, Ukraine and "Pipelineistan"

As much as Iran, Russia, the US and the EU are involved in a sophisticated nuclear/energy ballet, Syria and Ukraine are also two key power play vectors bound to determine much of what happens next in the New Great Game in Eurasia.

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