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Even as NATO continues its eastward expansion, the prime issue, as Russian President Vladimir Putin said on April 17, remains NATO's missile defense plans for Eastern Europe. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel indicated as much, himself, during his April 17 joint press conference with Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak.

April 19th, 2014 • 7:45 PM

The day after agreement was reached in Geneva between the U.S., the EU, Russia, and Ukraine to calm the escalating crisis in Ukraine, anti-coup forces in Southeastern Ukraine were quoted by Ria Novosti, Reuters, AP, and Russia Today, among other news media, saying they will only vacate the buildings they are occupying and surrender their arms when Kiev frees all hostages, stop persec

April 19th, 2014 • 12:59 PM

On Friday, as reported by the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Miami Herald, Federal Judge William Zloch was expecting to receive FBI documents pertaining to the agency's investigation of the Saudi family that abruptly left Sarasota just before the September 2001 attacks.

April 19th, 2014 • 12:44 PM

At one point in his four-hour televised question and answer session Thursday, Putin broached the connection between NATO expansion, so-called ballistic missile defense, and Crimea. From the Kremlin website:

April 18th, 2014 • 10:18 AM

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, in Thursday's Daily Telegraph, reports on new ways the U.S. is carrying out financial warfare against Russia by stealth. He writes that the U.S. has created a financial "neutron bomb" that can target any country and is now targeting Russia. He claims that for the past 12 years an "elite cell" at the U.S.

April 18th, 2014 • 10:03 AM

LNB, or Liquefied Natural Brains, seems to be the chemical composition of the geniuses in the Obama administration who are telling Ukraine that, if Russia cuts them off, their natural gas needs can be met by "reverse importation" of gas from European nations, which themselves now import gas from Russia, via Ukraine.

April 19th, 2014 • 6:05 PM

Glass-Steagall sponsor Sen. Elizabeth Warren's new memoir, A Fighting Chance, is creating a political buzz, even before its release next Tuesday, and her six-week national book tour which is to follow, starting in Cambridge, Boston, and Springfield, Massachusetts, and then heading on to New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Portland.

April 19th, 2014 • 12:47 PM

The following interview conducted by EIR has been made available to LaRouche PAC and we publish here because of its timely significance for our readers.

April 18th, 2014 • 12:11 PM

The already rising U.S. food prices are set to soar as U.S. agriculture deteriorates. The impact of the drought on the California 'fruit & veg bowl' (the nation's largest) and on the Texas cattle herd (also the largest) is obvious and worsening. Added to this are many other factors playing out after decades of destruction in the U.S. economy.

April 18th, 2014 • 10:11 AM