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2 hrs ago |

Ukraine in 'pivotal period' as deal stalls, US warns Russia

Russia was under intense US pressure Saturday to convince pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine to give up eastern towns they are occupying, after Washington said the situation in the former Soviet republic was in a "pivotal period".


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6 hrs ago | Free Republic

US to send combat troops to Poland

Poland will breathe a little easier because at the very least, American troops in Poland will be an effective trip wire and hedge against Russia making a move to reclaim the former Warsaw Pact country.


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10 hrs ago |

For U.S. troops, European tours come with career, quality-of-life perks

A Slovenian soldier surveys a map as he and forces from U.S. Army plan an assault as part of a field training exercise in 2012.


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14 hrs ago | The Star Online

Putin welcomes new NATO head, says better ties with West possible

Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed NATO's selection of former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg as its new head, saying on Saturday the pair had "very good relations" but that it was up to the West to improve ties.


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19 hrs ago | Common Dreams

US Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: We're No. 1

The corporate media is focused on the question of how or if Iran could ever break out of its promise under the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty to eschew nuclear weapons to use reactors only for civilian purposes.


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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Air Force Times

U.S. military shifting gears in Europe

Top left: An F-15 lands in Lithuania in preparation for the NATO Baltic air policing mission.


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Army, National Guard ready to leverage, expand Eastern European alliances

U.S. soldiers continue to work closely alongside partner nations in Europe and leaders say they are ready for 'any contingency.'


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National Public Radio

Ukraine Crisis: Turning Points

An agreement struck by the U.S., the European Union, Russia and Ukraine has raised hopes for defusing the Ukrainian crisis, which has strained East-West ties to a degree unseen since the Cold War.


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Your chance to buy 43 ex-NATO Land Rovers: Pick up 43 Land Rover...

If you had 43 military Land Rover pickups, what country would you invade? We say Luxembourg.


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Triggering WWIII by Accident?

Wednesday, Ed Lucas of The Economist gave a frightening account of how the Ukrainian crisis could escalate into nuclear war.


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The Janesville Gazette

Con: NATO is irreplaceable, but must quickly shore up its military might

It wasn't that many weeks ago in both Europe and in the United States that meetings were being held to discuss what the agenda might be for the coming NATO summit in early September in Wales.


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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Foreign Affairs

NATO After Crimea

MICHAEL O'HANLON is Senior Fellow with the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence and director of research for the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution, He is co-author, with Jim Steinberg, of Strategic Reassurance and Resolve: U.S.-China Relations in the 21st Century.


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The Baltimore Sun

Turkish parliament approves wider spy agency powers

Turkey's parliament on Thursday approved a law boosting the powers of the secret service , a move seen by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's critics as a bid to tighten his grip on the apparatus of state as he wages a bitter power struggle.


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Edmonton Journal

Six CF-18s headed to Poland to bolster NATO forces response to Ukraine

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper looks over a map with the Chief of Defence Staff General Thomas Lawson before announcing Canada will send six CF-18 fighter jets to the eastern Europe as part of a NATO mission during a press conference in Ottawa on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Putin hopes no need to send troops into Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time that the troops in unmarked uniforms who had overtaken Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula before its annexation by Moscow were Russian soldiers.


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WTOP-FM Washington

Diplomats eye joint statement on Ukraine

High-level talks aimed at calming soaring tensions over the crisis in Ukraine went into overtime on Thursday with top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine attempting to forge a common position on how to de-escalate the situation.


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Russia Taday

NATO attacks Russia with propaganda factsheet - Foreign Ministry

By trying to make Russia the culprit in the current Ukrainian crisis, NATO has outperformed its own propaganda efforts from the aggressive time against Yugoslavia, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.


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Russia Taday

'Kiev wants to spark war between NATO and Russia'

The interim president of Ukraine Turchinov wants to beat the Russians into intervening and provoke war between NATO and Russia, as it's the only reason he can hold power, foreign affairs analyst Daniel Patrick Welch told RT.


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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Dissident Voice

The UN as a Propaganda Nest for the NATO Information Vulture

Portions of the UN's forthcoming human rights report on Crimea, to be released Tuesday, have been leaked to Foreign Policy magazine, and its findings are far from objective.


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Navy Times

Poland wants larger U.S., NATO troop presence

Poland's defense minister is calling for a larger US and NATO military presence in his country to deter the type of Russian aggression occurring in eastern Ukraine.


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