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Globe Trot: ISIS is knocking on Baghdad’s door

By Jamie Dean
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International | BAGHDAD: Canon Andrew White—chaplain of the only Anglican church in Baghdad—posted an SOS on his Facebook page late Monday: “ISIS are now just 5 miles…

Globe Trot: U.S. intel limited in fight against ISIS

By Jamie Dean
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International | ISIS: When it comes to the U.S. battle against ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria, a basic question arises: How do we know where to strike? In a piece in the

Midday Roundup: ‘One cannot win a war with a blanket’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Lethal aid. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met with U.S. President Barack Obama and addressed a joint session of Congress on Thursday to ask for more…

Holding together

By Jamie Dean
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Ukraine | In a world falling apart, ordinary citizens do the hard work of pursuing a center that holds

Midday Roundup: Eastern Ukraine to get more freedom, but not a divorce

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Ukraine united. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to present a bill to Parliament next week that will allow more autonomy in the eastern regions of…

Midday Roundup: How do you say ‘high-energy objects’ in Russian?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | No surprises here. There’s no getting anything past the Dutch. Investigators probing the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine released a report…

NATO’s agenda: Stop ISIS, contain Putin

By Lynde Langdon
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International | As world leaders wrap up a two-day NATO summit in Wales, U.S. President Barack Obama laid out the organization’s plans to tackle two major threats to…

Globe Trot: Can Putin be trusted to honor Ukrainian ceasefire?

By Jamie Dean
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International | UKRAINE: Heavy fighting erupted between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels ahead of an expected announcement of a ceasefire between the two sides on…

Midday Roundup: NATO meets amid worldwide instability

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Evolving challenges. The conflicts in Northern Iraq and Ukraine top the agenda at a critical NATO meeting that starts today in Wales. U.S. President…

Midday Roundup: Deconstructing Putin’s scary statement on Kiev

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Look out, Kiev. Russian President Vladimir Putin is so misunderstood. A Kremlin spokesman said today that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso took…

Globe Trot: Calling Russia’s invasion of Ukraine what it is

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Newspaper front pages this morning downplayed news from Ukraine. But The Wall Street Journal calls it what it is: “Ukraine says Russia has invaded.”

Who should compensate families of Flight 17 victims?

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | When a commercial aircraft crashes, or is shot down, it’s not always clear who should pay. Families mourning passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 are…

 
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