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Correction: Iwo Jima Photo Identities story

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story May 2 about the Marine Corps investigating whether it misidentified one of the men in the iconic photo of men raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima in 1945, The Associated Press erroneously reported that two amateur historians contend that a figure initially …

Seeking skilled labour, Ontario boosts apprenticeship training by $55-million

The Ontario government will add $55-million to apprenticeship training, money that will include programs to raise awareness about careers in the trades among groups that are not well represented in these careers.<p>With one in five new jobs in the province expected to be in the skilled trades, the …

Germany & France waking up to the fact the USA is trying to provoke a war in Europe

<b>American political columnist Paul Craig Roberts was of the opinion that the fanatical anti-Russian propaganda paramilitary Washington filled the</b> …

Risk of ‘World War’ between NATO and Russia on Ukraine Escalation as Yemen Bombed for Third Day

<b>- World sleep walking from ‘Cold War’ to ‘Hot War’ and new World War</b><br>- U.S. resolution to supply Ukraine with lethal weaponry passed<br>- Russia warns …

House Passes Resolution to Arm Ukraine, Russians Say Resolution Is "A Direct Call For War"

The House passed resolution Monday that urges President Obama to provide Ukraine with military assistance in its struggle against Russia. The measure …

Congress Demands War in Ukraine!

Written by Daniel McAdams<p>Monday March 23, 2015<p><i>US military vehicles in military exercises near Russia's border this week.</i><p>Just weeks after a …

Russia

Russia Targets NATO With Military Exercises

Russian military exercises, the latest in a series across the country, have taken on a threatening posture. While the most recent installment is not the largest exercise Russia has conducted, the areas involved and the forces included seem to have been deliberately chosen to send a warning to NATO; …

Military

Putin admits that he's causing problems for Russia

"We ourselves will continue moving forward. We will strengthen our statehood and our country," Putin said on Wednesday in Moscow's Red Square during the first anniversary of the reunification of Crimea with Russia. "We will overcome the difficulties that we have so easily created for ourselves over …

The U.S. Has No Defense Against A Russian Nuclear Attack. Really.

The Obama Administration is proposing that the United States spend about a billion dollars per week in the fiscal year beginning October 1 to defend Afghanistan, Iraq and other nations against various threats they face. That’s how much money is in the Pentagon’s request for “overseas contingency …

Geopolitics

Russia's massive military exercises are a clear warning to NATO

While the most recent installment is not the largest exercise Russia has conducted, the areas involved and the forces included seem to have been deliberately chosen to send a warning to NATO; the exercise itself seems to simulate a full-scale confrontation with NATO through the forward deployment …

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine reflects its failure to become a state

<i>The Russian Empire in 1866 and its spheres of influence (orthographic projection)</i><p>Moscow officials frequently suggest that the former Soviet republics …

Could Russia conflict 'move beyond Ukraine'?

A massive show of force by the Russian military on the anniversary of its disputed annexation of Crimea has raised questions about Moscow's defiance …

Russia

Putin Puts Russia's Northern Fleet on ‘Full Alert’ in Response to NATO Drills

Russian President Vladimir Putin put the nation’s northern fleet on full alert in the Arctic Ocean this week, as animosity between the Kremlin and …

It's back to the future in Putin’s Europe

President Vladimir Putin's seizure of Crimea just over a year ago has now broadened into what some U.S. officials see as a wider Russian challenge to the post-Cold War order. Reading recent news reports, it's almost as if U.S.-Russian relations have fallen through a black hole back toward the …

Obama calls for Syria's Assad to be held accountable

WASHINGTON– In an address to the nation Tuesday, PresidentObamamade his case for holding Syrian PresidentBashar Assadaccountable for an alleged nerve gas attack that U.S. officials say killed more than 1,400 people, some while they slept, in suburbs outside Damascus.<p>Obama called the Aug. 21 attack …

Middle East