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Modi seeks stronger defence ties, invites Putin to Kudankulam

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 16 2014, 10:16am CDT | by IANS

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India is keen to deepen its strategic partnership with Russia in defence, nuclear energy, trade and investment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Russian President Vladimir Putin in Brazil and invited him to visit the Kudankulam nuclear plant during his visit to India later this year.
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Obama's Fighting A New Kind Of War -- While Critics Are Stuck in the Past

Oct 21 2014 1:20pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Critics of Obama's war strategy seem to want him to fight a new kind of war with old weapons. As I described last time, they judge success and failure by traditional measures -- in particular, by who controls how much ground. But in a new kind of war -- counterinsurgency -- such measures don't always apply, at least not in the same way. Think about all the anxiety over how much territory ISIS currently holds, and th ...
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ISIS, Ukraine, the South China Sea and the End of the Era of American Power

Oct 20 2014 12:53am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

A colleague called me during the run-up to the Iraq war in March 2003. It is going to be unlike anything the world has ever seen. Shock and Awe. The war will be over before it starts. An inside player in the Bush administration, he was in a position to know what was in store. Shock and Awe is a the military doctrine that "focuses on the psychological destruction of the enemy's will to fight rather ...
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Obama invites Afghan president, chief executive to Washington
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday invited Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah to visit the White House in the new year. | by IANS
 
14 killed, 65 injured in Iraq bomb attacks
Baghdad, Oct 23 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 65 wounded in two car bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital city Wednesday, a police source said. | by IANS
 
Syrian Air Force destroys old war jets captured by IS
Damascus, Oct 23 (IANS) The Syrian air force destroyed two timeworn war jets, which were captured by the Islamic State (IS) militants in an airbase in Syria's Aleppo province, a senior Syrian military source said Wednesday. | by IANS
 
 

State Department Official Calls For 'Flexibility' On Drug Control Treaties

Oct 14 2014 5:40pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

A high-ranking State Department official called for "flexible" interpretations of international drug control treaties at the United Nations in New York City last week, citing marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington. Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield's Oct. 9 remarks were the third time this year he has made such a call. And the high-profile venue underscores the pressure that state legalization efforts ...
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Putin offers WHO experimental Ebola vaccine

Oct 14 2014 12:07pm CDT | Source: WND

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday near Moscow NEW YORK – At a meeting with World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered to send to West Africa a new Russian-developed Ebola vaccine that Moscow claims is highly effective in combating the disease. “We must act wisely to prevent the spread of this disease among our population,” Putin ...
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Hillary Clinton: Don't Saddle Students With Debt

Oct 14 2014 9:41am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told a Las Vegas crowd Monday night that more needs to be done to ensure young people can achieve their dreams and free students from onerous college debt "that can feel like an anchor tied to their feet dragging them down." "I think our young people deserve a fair shot," she told about 900 people gathered in a Bellagio resort ballroom for the annual UNLV Foundation ...
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Scott Brown: Obama Administration 'Confused' on National Security

Oct 11 2014 9:52am CDT | Source: Big Government

In this week’s Republican address, New Hampshire senatorial hopeful, former Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA), took aim at President Barack Obama’s shortcomings on foreign policy. Brown identifies ISIS in the Middle East, Ukraine’s vulnerabilities to Russia in Eastern Europe and the Obama administration’s drawdown on the U.S. military as areas of weakness in the president’s foreign policy. Transcript as follows: Hello, I’m Scott Brown, Republican candidate for U.S. senator in New Hampshire.   In these cl ...
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World View: Turkey and America Play a Game of 'Chicken' over ISIS and Kobani

Oct 10 2014 9:12am CDT | Source: Big Government

This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Turkey and America play a game of 'chicken' over ISIS and Kobani Russia makes farcical demand for Security Council resolution on Kobani Iran blames Pakistan for terrorist attacks The continuing realignment of the Mideast Turkey and America play a game of 'chicken' over ISIS and Kobani Aftermath of US air strike on Kobani o ...
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Warsaw Has Lots of Apples - and Candles

Oct 10 2014 6:25am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WARSAW -- People in Poland are eating apples these days. Lots of apples. Here in Warsaw, they're pressed into your hands at a street festival, or baked into piles of pies and cakes. You see them everywhere. It's an act of defiance. Moscow has banned the importing of fruits and vegetables to Russia, in retaliation for the West's sanctions against the country for supporting the separatists in Ukraine. Last year ...
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