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Senators Call For Tighter Sanctions On Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored United States and European efforts to persuade it to back off its confrontation with Ukraine. 441 more words


WATCH: Kerry says Foreign Policy is Not 'Spinning Out of Control'

Secretary of State John Kerry took exception Tuesday to an assertion by a Republican senator that the Obama administration’s foreign policy is “spinning out of control,” declaring that “that’s just not true.”


America Is Failing As An Ally: Israel ‘Deeply Disappointed’ by Kerry’s Remarks on Peace Talks

Secretary of State John Kerry confronted the Middle East impasse before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. Credit Gabriella Demczuk/The New York Times… 1,097 more words

U.S. Secretly Created "Cuban Twitter" To Stir Up Unrest

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – On the streets of Havana, people still talk about Zunzuneo, a social media network that exploded on the Communist island. It was named after the sound made by a hummingbird. 270 more words


Senate Approves Ukraine Aid| Political News

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a package of loans and aid for Ukraine along with sanctions against Russia. From CNN.


Speaking About Comfort Women Without Speaking About Them

Today I sat in on a senate hearing on the status of US alliances in Northeast Asia. The hearing was held by the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs. 408 more words


Biden at center of US diplomacy with Ukraine

Vice President Joe Biden meeting with Viktor Yanukovych, the then-Moscow-backed presidential candidate in Kiev, Ukraine, July 21, 2009. In the hours before he fled Ukraine’s capital, Yanukovych huddled on the phone with Biden, a longtime associate and close contact throughout the political crisis that gripped the former Soviet republic. 784 more words