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  • Pro-Russia rebels shoot down Ukrainian helicopter, killing 12

    Rebels in the embattled eastern Ukrainian town of Slovyansk shot down a military helicopter on Thursday, killing at least a dozen Ukrainian soldiers, as heavy fighting continued in the area that has been the epicenter of the pro-Russia insurgency for more...
  • Obama has no foreign policy [Letter]

    Obama has no foreign policy [Letter]
    I suggested to Funk & Wagnalls (I guess I should really tell Wikipedia, too) that the editorial regarding President Barack Obama's foreign policy be listed as a good example of "sycophancy" ("Obama at West Point," June 1). President Obama's foreign policy...
  • Collective amnesia prevails in China 25 years after Tiananmen Square

    Collective amnesia prevails in China 25 years after Tiananmen Square
    Hu Jia is under house arrest again in Bobo Freedom City, his Beijing apartment complex, as he often is come late spring. Two plainclothes officers are just downstairs, Hu says, and four or five are at the front gate; the veteran activist is allowed to...
  • Putin's actions in Ukraine sow fear across former Soviet empire

    President Obama’s pledge to defend allies in the former communist states of Eastern Europe and to seek $1 billion from Congress to bolster regional defenses might be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nightmare come to life. Or, it might...
  • Obama, in Poland, seeks to assure European allies amid Ukraine crisis

    Obama, in Poland, seeks to assure European allies amid Ukraine crisis
    Amid worries about a rise of Russian aggression, President Obama landed in Eastern Europe on Tuesday offering new reassurances and a show of military muscle aimed at keeping Moscow in check. Under drizzling morning rain, Obama was greeted at the airport...
  • Obama: U.S. backs Ukraine fight against pro-Russia separatists

    Obama: U.S. backs Ukraine fight against pro-Russia separatists
    Pledging support for a new and fragile government, President Obama told Ukraine’s president-elect Wednesday that the U.S. will continue to back Kiev's fight against separatists. "The United States is absolutely committed to standing behind the...
  • Obama offers military aid to Eastern European allies

    Obama offers military aid to Eastern European allies
    As fresh fighting erupted in eastern Ukraine, President Obama sought Tuesday to reassure allies in Eastern Europe with a new offer of military aid to bolster security and counter what he called "provocative actions" by Russia. Obama promised to ask...
  • Obama at West Point [Editorial]

    Obama at West Point  [Editorial]
    Republicans in Congress lost no time in condemning President Obama's commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point last week as further proof of his weakness and vacillation in confronting America's foes. But in fact, Mr. Obama's talk...
  • Ukraine reports advances in fight against separatists

    Ukrainian authorities claimed significant progress Tuesday in their off-and-on fight against Russian separatists in the east of the country, but the separatists said the claims were exaggerated. Parliament speaker Olexander Turchinov said Ukrainian army...
  • Obama offers military help to eastern European allies

    Obama offers military help to eastern European allies
    President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to beef up military support for eastern European members of the NATO alliance who fear they could be next in the firing line after the Kremlin's intervention in Ukraine. Under fire from critics at home who say his...
  • President Obama making reassurance tour of Europe

    President Obama making reassurance tour of Europe
    On the heels of a major speech vowing to preserve U.S. power overseas, President Obama is visiting European capitals this week on a now-familiar mission: reassuring allies that the U.S. has not forgotten its role in guaranteeing their security. Obama'...