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39 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

Dutch say fight against Islamic State insurgents must go to Syria

Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans said on Friday that the fight against Islamic State insurgents can only be successful if the jihadi militants are confronted in Syria as well as Iraq.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Slate Magazine

Obama Should Lead a New NATO

Not long ago, someone asked me about President Obama's foreign policy "legacy." I was startled by the question.

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The Baltimore Sun

Under fire for aid move, Russia lashes out at Ukraine, Lithuania

Russia on Friday defended its decision to send a humanitarian aid convoy into Ukraine without official permission, saying there was sometimes "no chain of command" in Kiev and that Moscow was fed up playing games with the Ukrainian authorities.

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The Baltic Times

NATO military bases in Baltics will give rise to arms race, says diplomat - The Baltic Times

The establishment of NATO military bases in the Baltics will give rise to an arms race, Russian Ambassador in Latvia Alexander Veshnyakov has warned.

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Related Topix: World News, Europe, Germany

KTUL-TV Tulsa

NATO criticizes Russian convoy sent into Ukraine

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ABC News

NATO Criticizes Russian Convoy Sent Into Ukraine

NATO's secretary general has condemned Russia for sending a "so-called humanitarian convoy" into eastern Ukraine without the consent of the Ukrainian government.

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Related Topix: World News, Anders Fogh Rasmussen

War Is A Crime

Demand Swells for Straight Answers on Plane in Ukraine

A long list of prominent individuals has signed, a number of organizations will be promoting next week, and you can be one of the first to sign right now, a petition titled "Call For Independent Inquiry of the Airplane Crash in Ukraine and its Catastrophic Aftermath."

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Related Topix: World News, Vladimir Putin, US News, Liberal Political News

DefenceTalk News

Ukraine warplane shot down as clashes kill dozens

A Ukrainian warplane was blown out of the sky over rebel-held territory Wednesday as fierce clashes between government troops and pro-Russian insurgents left dozens of civilians dead.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Economist

The jihadists in Iraq and Syria: Stop them in both places

BARACK OBAMA has struck the jihadists in Iraq and-even if the action was belated and modest-he has so far been successful.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Calgary Journal

The Military Museums of Calgary's Cold War exhibit to showcase Canada's role in the conflict

When you think of the Cold War , the United States and the former Soviet Union are the two countries that come to mind.

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Related Topix: Prison, Canada, US Military, US Air Force, World News

Reuters

Turkish foreign minister set to be Erdogan's new PM

Turkish president-elect Tayyip Erdogan named Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his future prime minister on Thursday and said a power struggle with a U.S.-based cleric, a Kurdish peace process and a new constitution would be his top priorities.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, World News

Reuters

'Ambiguous warfare' providing NATO with new challenge

Since Russia's annexation of Crimea in March, NATO has been publicly refocusing on its old Cold War foe Moscow.

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Related Topix: World News, Computer Security, Science / Technology, US Military, US Air Force

Russia Taday

Uk PM lobbied to ramp up military spending amid deep public spending cuts

At present, Britain only has half the number of combat-capable air squadrons as France, the Royal Air Force's former chief warns.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, World News

Armenian Liberty

U.S. 'Refuses Arms Deal With Azerbaijan'

The United States has reportedly refused to sell military vehicles to Azerbaijan because of the unresolved conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Related Topix: World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Nine O'Clock

Dusa, in a meeting with Thompson: Situation in Ukraine, a reason to worry for both NATO and Romania

National Defence Minister Mircea Dusa in a meeting with US Embassy Charge d'Affairs Dean Thompson on Wednesday said that the situation in Ukraine represents 'a reason to worry both for NATO and for Romania, as ally state.'

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The Washington Post

Ukraine Fighting With Rebels Intensifies as Deaths Mount

Ukraine's armed forces said they continue to push back separatists in fighting in the country's east, as the death toll from the conflict, already more than 2,000, mounted further.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Russia, Asia, Europe, Germany, Vladimir Putin, Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Aircraft, Military Aircraft

Washington Times

Russia vows naval expansion to counter NATO; move in response to Ukraine tensions

Russia is crafting a way to bolster its naval capabilities over the next six years, a move Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday is a response to tensions with NATO.

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Related Topix: World News, Vladimir Putin, US Military, US Navy

The Fresno Bee

Martin Schram: NATO shouldn't let Ukraine tensions derail nuclear anti-terror reforms

The bucolic views of 2,000 acres of Wales countryside surrounding Celtic Manor just outside Newport are magnificent.

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KMIR 6

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin, Francois Hollande

WAND-TV Decatur

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel's emergence as a leader in efforts to resolve Ukraine's crisis - showcased by a visit to Kiev this weekend - underlines Germany's increasing ambition to transform itself from economic power to diplomatic heavyweight.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Vladimir Putin

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