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NATO to ready special force to protect member nations against Russia

Sep 01, 2014

NATO to ready special force to protect member nations against Russia

Rasmussen told a news conference the proposed new force could be composed of several thousand troops contributed on a rotating basis by the 28 NATO countries. #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Russia #Nato #Vladimir Putin #Anders Fogh Rasmussen #Ukraine #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #2014 Ukraine crisis #Readiness Action Plan #West-Russia relations
Syria Army, Nusra front rebels clash at Golan Heights

Sep 01, 2014

Syria Army, Nusra front rebels clash at Golan Heights

At least one tank belonging to Syria's army loyal to President Bashar al-Assad was also involved and rebels could be seen a few metres away from the frontier fence. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #ISIL #Islamic caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
Gulf monarchies unite threatened by advancing Islamic State

Sep 01, 2014

Gulf monarchies unite threatened by advancing Islamic State

Wary of spectacular gains made by Islamic State jihadists, the oil-rich monarchies fear the militants could advance towards their own borders, where the extreme ideologies could find support. #White House #World #India #Terrorism #Syria #ConnectTheDots #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #home-grown terror #Yazidis

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In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

Jan 12, 2014

In the Devyani Khobragade saga, Indo-US ties biggest victim

The Americans grossly misjudged and miscalculated the response of India, ignoring the fact that Washington chose to up its ante at a time when general elections are less than four months away and no government in New Delhi could have politically afforded to take the American affront lying low. #United States #Barack Obama #diplomacy #ConnectTheDots #Preet Bharara #Nisha Desai Biswal #United Nation #Devyani Khobragade #Sangeeta Richards #India-US diplomacy #Diplomat arrest row
Big Brother Wars: Why Snowden is so valuable to China

Jun 16, 2013

Big Brother Wars: Why Snowden is so valuable to China

Is he a hero for opening the door on this obsessive compulsive spying on ordinary citizens or a villain who jeopardized security by doing so? #World #China #Barack Obama #Spying #PRISM #Edward Snowden

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Big Brother Wars: Why Snowden is so valuable to China

Aug 29, 2014

Keep Negativity Out Of Q&A: Obama And 'We Don't Have A Strategy Yet'

Yesterday, after Barack Obama held a press briefing to address the tumultuous events taking place in the Middle East, NBC’s Chuck Todd asked him, “Do you need Congress's approval to go into Syria?... #Syria #Middle East #Barack Obama
Big Brother Wars: Why Snowden is so valuable to China

Aug 30, 2014

Those with health coverage through Obama's law may face a challenge in getting tax-return form

If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring... #Barack Obama #Washington
Big Brother Wars: Why Snowden is so valuable to China

Aug 31, 2014

The punditry vs. the presidency

Cohen: There is a fun foreign policy game making all the rounds in Washington D.C. this summer: Pin the tail on Barack Obama. Its appeal is not hard to understand; it's so easy to play... #Barack Obama #Washington