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President Barack Obama participates in a bilateral meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia at the Esperanza Resort in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, June 18, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Views
Needed: Obama-Putin Summit on Ukraine
As the death toll mounts in an incipient civil war between east and west Ukraine, a group of retired U.S. intelligence professionals urges President Obama to hold a summit with Russia’s President Putin to defuse the crisis.
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Odessa trade union council building burns killing at least 31, May 2, 2014. Views
Will Ukraine Be NYT’s Waterloo?
As Ukrainian soldiers from the coup regime in Kiev tighten the noose around anti-coup rebels in eastern Ukraine, the New York Times continues its cheerleading for the coup regime and its contempt for the rebels, raising grave questions about the Times’ credibility
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How a Fatal Disaster at Mt. Everest Has Turned Into a Full-Blown Labor Struggle
Mount Everest is known as a place that defies gravity, but it’s also a place for upturning social order. To the climber, it’s the pinnacle of a glorious trekking experience. To the anonymous laborer who supports the Westerners’ ascent, it’s a precarious front in a Global South class struggle. A...
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Why Deal When Israel Holds All the Cards?
Did anyone really think that John Kerry’s nine-month effort to produce a Palestinian mini-state would ever work? If so, they were either ignorant of the Mideast, naïve, or deeply cynical. The best one could say about Kerry’s fiasco was that it was a charade designed to show America’s Arab allies...
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Press Freedom: It’s Not a Global Competition
Rankings can promote a narrow, pious attitude toward rights and freedoms.
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Thousands Feared Dead Following Landslide in Afghanistan
"As the part of the mountain which collapsed is so big, we don't believe anyone would survive," said government spokesperson.
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Nuclear Experts Raise Concerns Over Giant 'Ice Wall' at Fukushima
It's a risky experiment that could bring about unintended consequences, they warn.
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Obama Blasted for Lumping Critics of Trade Deal Secrecy with 'Conspiracy Theorists'
'If the president is concerned that people don't know what's going on in the negotiations then the president should release the text and remove it from being a state secret.'
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A Ukrainian government supporter walks past a line of self-defense activists during a clash with pro-Russians in the Black Sea port of Odessa, Ukraine, Friday, May 2, 2014. A clash broke out late Friday between pro-Russians and government supporters in Odessa, on the Black Sea coast some 550 kilometers (330 miles) from the turmoil in the east. Odessa had remained largely untroubled by unrest since the February toppling of pro-Russia President Viktor Yanukovych, which ignited tensions in the east. (AP Photo/ News
Dozens Reported Dead in Odessa as Ukraine Chaos Spreads
According to reporting, nearly forty people are dead after a trade union building was set fire in the port city
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Church's Tempered, Thoughtful Look at BDS Movement Condemned by Israel
Methodists are "legitimizing" what embassy officials call an "extremist" political campaign by presenting a balanced look at arguments for and against it
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