In the winter of 2009, a stubborn, decade-old question preoccupied a grimly determined group within the Obama administration: Why hadn’t the United States signed a treaty banning land mines? The mines
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Inside the communications infrastructure of the ultraviolent syndicate On September 16, 2008, Carl Pike, the deputy head of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Special Operations Division, watched live
By Barbara Starr A new classified intelligence assessment concludes it is more likely than previously thought that Russian forces will enter eastern Ukraine, CNN has learned. Two administration officials
One of aviation’s greatest mysteries began March 8, 2014, when a China-bound Malaysia Airlines flight seemed to disappear into thin air. More than a year later, the search continues in the Indian Ocean.
For families whose loved ones were aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, the past day has been full of news they were dreading. First, a grim-faced Malaysian Prime Minister confirmed their worst
Satellites: First they helped international investigators calculate the missing Malaysia flight's last known position. Now, another one has picked up what may be debris from the vanished aircraft. But
(CNN) — The puzzling disappearance of a Malaysian jetliner last year is not the first time a plane has vanished without a trace. As investigators analyze new debris from an Indian Ocean island to determine
The swift annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by Russia is one of the biggest international incidents of recent years, with global condemnation leading to sanctions and the worrying possibility of armed
When Ukraine became an independent nation in 1991, it was on more or less the same economic footing as its neighbors. Look what’s happened since: I did leave off Moldova, which shares a border with Ukraine
It was 22 years ago yesterday that Nathaniel Borenstein sent his colleagues the world’s first email attachment: a picture of his barbershop quartet, The Telephone Chords. Borenstein, along with another
Britain is drawing up plans to ensure that any EU action against Russia over Ukraine will exempt the City of London, according to a secret government document photographed in Downing Street. As David said
United States President Barack Obama has now paved the way for imposing economic sanctions against Russia. However, these would be an ineffective and naive response by the U.S. to the crisis in Ukraine.
Senior U.S. officials were warned of imminent Russian military action in Crimea about a week before the troop movements that have sparked a major international crisis over Ukraine, the head of the Defense
(CNN) - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought on Wednesday to explain her remarks comparing Vladimir Putin's military intervention in Ukraine to Adolf Hitler's European aggression ahead of War