Civil War

As Ukraine Crisis Escalates, Obama Ups the Pressure on Putin

As Ukraine Crisis Escalates, Obama Ups the Pressure on Putin
Struggling to defuse the persistent crisis in Ukraine, both the U.S. and European Union imposed new economic sanctions on Russia Wednesday, with President Barack Obama declaring that Russian leaders must see that their actions supporting rebels "have consequences."
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Dems Get Organized Fighting Charter School Encroachment

Dems Get Organized Fighting Charter School Encroachment
Democrats for Public Education is a new group committed to blocking the progress of the charter school movement with some high profile members. The group plans to take on members of its own party who, like Michelle Rhee, have pushed the pro-corporate schooling agenda.
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Ukraine Official: Russia Sheltering Separatists, Allowing Attacks From Outside

Ukraine Official: Russia Sheltering Separatists, Allowing Attacks From Outside
Russia is harboring Ukrainian separatists, and allowing attacks from their side of the border, a Ukraine government official claimed Friday. There are also reports of Russian troops massing just outside Ukraine's border.
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Here Come the Clowns: Designers of Iraq War Debacle Have New Ideas!

Here Come the Clowns: Designers of Iraq War Debacle Have New Ideas!
Let's take a look at the killer clown car full of all the war hawks — Paul Wolfowitz, Bill Kristol, Tony Blair, etc. — who got Iraq completely wrong. They are sure to have some ahhhhmazing insight into why a third Iraq War is needed for the region.
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Putin Signals Detente in Meeting with Ukraine's President-Elect

Putin Signals Detente in Meeting with Ukraine's President-Elect
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine President-Elect Petro Poroshenko met briefly Friday for what could be the beginnings of a tense truce between the two nations. Putin went so far as to praise Poroshenko for his commitment to peace in eastern Ukraine.
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Ukraine Goes on the Offensive Against Pro-Russian East

Ukraine Goes on the Offensive Against Pro-Russian East
The Ukrainian army destroyed two military bases of pro-Russian insurgents in overnight operations, the country's acting president said Thursday, as the government returned to the offensive a day after the start of European-brokered talks which have yet to draw in the warring sides.
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South Sudanese Rebels Kill Hundreds in Disputed Town

South Sudanese Rebels Kill Hundreds in Disputed Town
U.N. human rights investigators have confirmed that hundreds of civilians were killed because of their ethnicity after rebel forces seized a disputed town in South Sudan last week, the United Nations said Monday.
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Jim DeMint: The Federal Government Played No Role in Freeing the Slaves

Jim DeMint: The Federal Government Played No Role in Freeing the Slaves
Heritage Foundation head Jim DeMint appeared on Vocal Point with Jerry Newcombe of Truth In Action Ministries last week, where he insisted that “no liberal is going to win a debate that big government freed the slaves.”
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Syrian Media Says 175 al-Qaeda Linked Rebels Killed by Army in Damascus Ambush

Syrian Media Says 175 al-Qaeda Linked Rebels Killed by Army in Damascus Ambush
Syrian army troops killed 175 rebels in an ambush Wednesday south of Damascus, state media reported, a major attack targeting mostly al-Qaeda-linked fighters as part of a government effort to secure the capital.
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Syrian Government and Opposition to Meet for the First Time Since Civil War Began

Syrian Government and Opposition to Meet for the First Time Since Civil War Began
Syria's government and opposition will meet for the first time in an attempt to halt the nearly 3-year-old civil war that has killed more than 100,000 people, the United Nations said Monday. Previous attempts to bring the two sides together have failed, mainly because of disputes over who should represent the opposition and the government, Syrian President Bashar Assad's future role in the country, and whether Iran, Saudi Arabia and other regional powers should be at the table.
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