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Wesley Clark: How to defeat Russia's Syria gambit

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Intervention leaves the U.S. with three alternatives to counter Assad resurgence. Russian pilots in the cockpit of a fighter bomber at a Syrian airbase outside Latakia.(Photo: Russian Defense Ministry via epa) With Russia’s intervention in Syria, it is time to skip the blame game, move quickly to take stock of ...

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Sinosphere Blog: Col. Liu Mingfu on the U.S. and China as Rivals

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Photo Chinese troops marching in the military parade in Beijing last month celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.Credit Pool photo by Rolex Dela Pena Read in Chinese | 点击查看本文中文版 Col. Liu Mingfu, 64, retired from the People’s Liberation Army, is an outspoken proponent of the ...

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U.S.: Four Russian missiles miss Syrian targets, hit Iran

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UP NEXT 03 ]]> President Obama has said that Russian air strikes in Syria won’t draw the U.S. into a “proxy war,” but Russia’s involvement still poses major implications for the U.S. military. VPC This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re ...

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Russia-backed Syrian troops mount major offensive

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UP NEXT 03 ]]> President Obama has said that Russian air strikes in Syria won’t draw the U.S. into a “proxy war,” but Russia’s involvement still poses major implications for the U.S. military. VPC This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re ...

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World Briefing: Myanmar: Opposition Leader’s Strategy

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The opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi said Wednesday that if her party triumphed in elections next month she would lead the country from behind the scenes — circumventing a clause in the Constitution that bars her from the presidency. If the Nov. 8 vote is credible, most observers ...

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Russian warships target Islamic State in Syria

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UP NEXT 03 ]]> President Obama has said that Russian air strikes in Syria won’t draw the U.S. into a “proxy war,” but Russia’s involvement still poses major implications for the U.S. military. VPC This entry passed through the Full-Text RSS service – if this is your content and you’re ...

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