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In response to widespread criticism in the U.S., and the fact that every other space-faring nation has ignored the Obama Administration's attempt to halt cooperation with Russia, the National Security Council, which promulgated the sanctions, has apparently had to exempt nearly all space programs with Russia from its suspension of space cooperation...

April 21st, 2014 • 8:43 PM

President Obama's four-nation Asia trip begins Wednesday night in Japan with a private dinner with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

April 21st, 2014 • 5:39 PM

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in an article in Bild am Sonntag, said that he wished that those who are so aggressively supporting sanctions against Russia, would be likewise committed to deescalating the situation. Defense Secretary Ursula von der Leyen, on the other hand, called for stronger sanctions...

April 21st, 2014 • 5:10 PM

In Louisiana, State Representative Katrina Jackson, the head of the Black Caucus, has introduced House Concurrent Resolution NO. 83 into the State House of Representatives, calling on Congress to pass Franklin Roosevelt's Glass-Steagall legislation.

And in Colorado...

April 21st, 2014 • 5:36 AM

"...The attack of the armed militants from the so-called Right Sector claimed lives of innocent civilians... The Russian side is indignant at this provocation of the militants, which proves Kiev's authorities are not willing to control and disarm the nationalists and extremists,"

April 21st, 2014 • 5:12 AM

"Steps are being taken—above all by those who seized power in Kiev—not only that do not fulfill, but that crudely violate the Geneva agreement," today's London Guardian reported Lavrov saying...

April 21st, 2014 • 8:40 PM

Warnings against the British-Obama drive for World War III continue to emanate from the relevant qualified corners on both sides of the Atlantic, including from within the British national security establishment itself...

April 21st, 2014 • 5:20 PM

The same imperial predators whose fracking practices are devastating drought-wracked Texas, California, and other U.S. states, are salivating over the potential to do the same to Mexico, particularly eyeing the severely parched, but agriculturally crucial northern region...

April 21st, 2014 • 10:42 AM

After three of Germany's former Chancellors—Schmidt, Kohl, and Schröder—and former Bundeswehr (Armed Forces) chief Gen. Harald Kujat (ret.), now Wolfgang Kubicki, deputy chairman of the German Free Democratic Party has joined the chorus of German voices sharply criticizing NATO's role in promoting unnecessary confrontation with Russia around the Ukraine crisis...

April 21st, 2014 • 5:29 AM