Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press.... More
Today in Liberty: Treasury Department halts Ex-Im deals with Russia, federal court grants D.C. a stay on gun rights ruling “I am a libertarian with a small ‘l’ and a Republican with a capital ‘R’. And I am a Republican with a capital ‘R’ on grounds of expediency, not on principle.” — Milton Friedman — GOP’s attitude on gay marriage is changing: The Hill ... 07/30/2014 - 1:08 am | View Link
An Energy Weapon vs. Russia? First, in the current crisis, it could deter Putin from using the gas weapon, lest he encourage Europeans to make ... Europeans are in part because the U.S. economy is insulated from energy-related turmoil. Were the prospect of surging gas into Europe ... 03/4/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
RPT-UPDATE 2-Russia halts Australia beef by-product imports over drug Because of the Russian ban on U.S. beef, the use of Trenbolone is a non-issue but could indirectly affect U.S. beef sales efforts to other counties, said Livestock Marketing Information director Jim Robb. "Australia will likely need to redirect their ... 01/19/2014 - 8:12 am | View Link
Russia halts dairy imports from EU president Lithuania The decision is the latest in a long series of attempts by Russia to use trade as a weapon against countries it views as part ... Moscow's restrictions would will immediately impact sales that reached 151 million euros ($205 million) last year. 10/7/2013 - 7:06 am | View Link
Russia may expand arms sales to Iran if U.S. strikes Syria MOSCOW: Russia could expand arms sales to Iran and revise the terms of U.S. military ... while the new deal would envisage the delivery of a different weapon, the S-300 VM, also known as Antey 2500. That missile system has a shorter range and lower ... 09/11/2013 - 8:13 am | View Link
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Risk of 'gas war' grows as Ukraine halts payments to Russia Read 'Ukraine prepares armed response as city seized by pro-Russia forces' on Yahoo News Canada. By Pavel Polityuk and Thomas Grove KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters ... 08/19/2014 - 11:51 pm | View Website
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Russia–Ukraine gas disputes The Russia–Ukraine gas disputes refer to a number of disputes between Ukrainian oil and gas company Naftohaz Ukrayiny and Russian gas supplier Gazprom over natural ... 08/19/2014 - 7:30 am | View Website
Anton Herashchenko, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior minister, said in a Facebook post Wednesday morning that government troops now control half of the town, but rebels are offering fierce resistance after more than a day of fighting.
Right now, the world doesn't appear very peaceful. Whether we're looking at Eastern Ukraine, the Gaza Strip, or even the streets of a Missouri town, conflict seems to be everywhere. Where do you have to go to find peace? Earlier this summer, the Institute for Economics and Peace released its annual "Global Peace Index" report.