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2 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago |

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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14 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Should NATO and US continue with Russian helicopter contracts?

According to a report from Politico, members of Congress, along with NATO allies are grappling with helicopter contracts they have with Russian producers.


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Navy Times

NATO to ramp up in response to Russian aggression

Top left: An F-15 deployed from Royal Air Force Lakenheath lands in Lithuania in preparation for the U.S. Air Forces in Europe to assume the NATO Baltic air policing mission.


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Bellingham Herald

Combat vehicles in east Ukraine fly Russian flag

Still, it was far from clear just who these mostly masked men were and what their presence meant for eastern Ukraine, which has seen a surge of support for closer ties with Russia and against the new government in Kiev, which wants closer links to Europe.


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Greenwich Citizen

NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen addresses the media after an NATO Ambassadors Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.


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Sofia News Agency

Estonia Calls for More NATO Presence

Estonia is worried by Russia's actions in Ukraine and favors increased military presence on its territory as a security measure.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Afghan economy faces serious revenue shortfall amid tenuous political transition

When the next president of Afghanistan takes office later this year, he will inherit a growing budget shortfall that could leave tens of thousands of civil servants unpaid and force key public programs to shutter.


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Canada, NATO allies to consider military deployment over Ukraine

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.


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INTERVIEW-Poland: NATO should send troops to east Europe, ignore Russia's objections

Russia's military intervention in Ukraine's Crimea peninsula makes it vital that NATO station significant numbers of troops in eastern Europe and ignore any objections Russia might have in this respect, Poland's defence minister said.


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The Day

Dr. Daria SKODNIK: "NATO is ready to support your efforts to build up ...

Dr. Daria SKODNIK: "NATO is ready to support your efforts to build up your defense structure so that you can address any external threats" Last year Dr. Daria Daniels Skodnik became the first woman to be appointed as Dean of the Rome-based NATO Defense College.


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National Public Radio

NATO Chief Wants More Military Cooperation With EU

NATO's secretary general says the U.S.-led military alliance and the European Union must cooperate more because of the uncertainty about what Russia may do next.


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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Ukraine president: Anti-terror operation begins

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