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NYT: Snowden Retained 'Espionage Act' Attorney
Newspaper reports that NSA whistleblower sought counsel of lawyer who specializes in cases like his
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President Barack Obama discusses Ukraine during a meeting with members of his National Security Staff in the Oval Office, Feb. 28, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Views
Obama Urged to Show Restraint on Ukraine
Across Official Washington and the mainstream U.S. media, there is a rush to restart the Cold War with all its black-and-white propaganda, ignoring Russia’s understandable concerns and portraying the “U.S. side” as always right. But some U.S. intelligence veterans urge a more adult response.
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Assassination Attempt on East Ukraine Mayor
Insurrection spreads in the eastern cities as White House announces new round of sanctions against Russia
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Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs Victoria Nuland, speaking to Ukrainian and other business leaders at the National Press Club in Washington on Dec. 13, 2013, at a meeting sponsored by Chevron. Views
Beneath the Ukraine Crisis: Shale Gas
The crisis gripping Ukraine has plunged transatlantic relations to their lowest point since the Cold War and threatens to send Ukraine into an armed conflict with potentially dire consequences for the country and the wider region. Moscow’s alleged meddling in eastern Ukraine and its earlier...
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There. He Said It: "World War III"
Ukraine's interim prime minister says that Ukraine crisis could result in intercontinental war between the West and Russia
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US Sending Paratroopers to Baltics As Ukraine Boils
Russia also announces new military exercises on Wednesday as diplomacy frays under tug of violence
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President Vladimir Putin of Russia welcomes President Barack Obama to the G20 Summit at Konstantinovsky Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 5, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Views
Trying Not to Give Peace a Chance
The unnecessary and regrettable conflict between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine brings to mind sad remembrances of important junctures at which I watched – as a citizen and a CIA analyst – chances for genuine peace with Russia frittered away. How vividly I recall John Kennedy’s inaugural address...
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Secretary of State John Kerry attending a four-way diplomatic conference in Geneva on April 17, 2014, involving the U.S., Russia, Ukraine and the European Union. (State Department photo) Views
The Dangerous Neocon-R2P Alliance
After U.S. neocons helped stir up a crisis in Ukraine—with a big assist from the biased American press corps – the Obama administration looked for a diplomatic off-ramp, but this pattern of hyped outrage and belated reconciliation is a risky way to make foreign policy
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Geneva Agreement over Eastern Ukraine May Have Overlooked One Thing: Eastern Ukrainians
Separatists, who say the Kiev government is illegimitate, say they are not obligated by deal made without their input or consent
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Ukraine Talks Result in Agreement to "De-escalate Tensions"
Expectations low, tensions high as US and Russia continue to trade accusations and offer competing narratives
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