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Russia's desperate Syria gambit actually shows how badly Putin is losing

Four Republican presidential candidates are on record supporting a US no-fly zone over Syria to protect anti-Assad "rebels" from Russia's air campaign in support of Assad's government, Hezbollah and Iran. This view is shared by former Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary …

Putin Asked Obama: “What is the Meaning of State Sovereignty?” | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The two most anticipated speeches in the 70th annual United Nations General Assembly by U.S. president Barack Obama and Russian president Vladimir</i> …

'This is a major world event': The Syrian war is now fueling a 'global cold war'

A foreign ministry representative said Thursday that Russia would consider any request from Iraq to conduct anti-ISIS airstrikes in the country, and Iraqi President Haider al-Abadi told Western news outlets that Russian airstrikes were "a possibility" and that Iraq would "welcome it."<p>"Our message …

Middle East

Watch Part of a Film Commissioned by Vladimir Putin — About Himself

In 1992, as Vladimir Putin rose through the ranks of St. Petersburg’s government, he commissioned a film about himself called <i>Vlast</i>, a Russian word …

Russia

The best of the Colorado River: one step, pedal or stroke at a time

Snaking 1450 miles, the Colorado River is nothing less than the nerve center of the great American West. Capturing snows off the Rockies, it drops through pine stands, winds down into the desert and carves the Grand Canyon’s rosy depths.<p>In the American psyche, it’s a powerful life force, a natural …