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Bill S.2277 Seeks Military-to-Military Interactions Between US, Ukraine, and Others

Currently sitting before the Committee on Foreign Relations is Bill S.2277, “To prevent further Russian aggression toward Ukraine and other sovereign states in Europe and Eurasia, and for other purposes.” The bill proposes a number of actions to be taken against Russia, some of which include “military-to-military interactions” [ 267 more words

Intervention

News You Really Need To See: "François Hollande’s African Adventures"

“François Hollande’s African Adventures”

The Economist, July 19-25, 2014, p.45

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/22/world/africa/boko-haram-rebels-seize-a-town-in-nigeria.html?_r=0

“France’s president, François Hollande, took office in 2012 knowing little of Africa. … Yet Africa has a way of intruding on French politics. 217 more words

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A truth the West won't tell about Gaza

The problems facing Gaza will never, save some miraculous breakthrough, be solved from a western-led intervention. And those hoping for an effective United States or European Union response have a long wait ahead of them.

US Politics

Go back to your sailboard, John...

Israel’s security cabinet rejects cease-fire proposal

Israel’s Security Cabinet unanimously rejected a cease-fire proposal Friday that called for a week-long truce in the deadly conflict.

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US plays decisive role in Israel’s attack on Gaza

NBC pulled out Ayman Mohyeldin, who has been widely praised for the even-handedness of his reporting from Gaza, just as he landed a harrowing scoop. He had kicked a football with four boys who were killed moments later by an Israeli missile.  42 more words

Israel Palestine

"When Will You Stop Beating Your Ally?": Ted Cruz On Protecting And Promoting Israel's Tourism Industry

I really thought the peculiar use of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a political weapon against Barack Obama had reached its point of diminishing returns back in the 2012 presidential cycle… 519 more words

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