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Gen. Jim Jones says Vladimir Putin is engaged in Soviet style antagonism towards the U.S. and western Europe. (ALEXEY NIKOLSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Former National Security Adviser: The West Is Putin’s ‘Natural Enemy’

Gen. Jim Jones says Vladimir Putin is engaged in Soviet style antagonism towards the U.S. and western Europe.

07/24/2014

President Obama speaks at an Iftar dinner at the White House marking the end of fasting for Muslims after the holy month of Ramadan. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Praises Egyptian Plan For Cease-Fire In Israel

Obama hopes plan can restore calm between Israelis and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip.

07/14/2014

Spiegel Online reports a man aroused the suspicion of Germany's military counter-intelligence agency because of his close contacts to alleged U.S. spies. (Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Germans Investigating Second Spy Case Reportedly Involving U.S.

The arrest of a German intelligence employee casts a new shadow over relations between the two countries.

07/09/2014

President Obama (Photo: Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: U.S. Will Send Fresh Help To Beleaguered Iraq

Islamic militants have seized large parts of central Iraq, including its second-largest city Mosul.

06/12/2014

Pyongyang says it his holding Jeffrey Edward Fowle for "committing acts inconsistent with the purpose of a tourist visit." (Photo of Kim Jong Un credit:Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korea Says It Is Holding An American Tourist

Pyongyang says it his holding Jeffrey Edward Fowle for “committing acts inconsistent with the purpose of a tourist visit.”

06/06/2014

President Obama sworn in with his hand on a bible in Jan. 2009. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Ambassador Takes Oath of Office on Kindle

New American ambassador Suze LeVine placed her hand on a Kindle Touch displaying the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitiution

06/02/2014

State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

6 Americans Held In Honduras For Weeks

State Department has confirmed that six American men who were aboard a ship have been detained in Honduras since May 5.

05/31/2014

A pro-Russian fighter mans a barricaded checkpoint near the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. (VIKTOR DRACHEV/AFP/Getty Images)

Pro-Russian Forces Shoot Down Ukrainian Helicopter

12 Ukrainian soldiers killed, including a general who served in the Soviet army and was in charge of combat training.

05/29/2014

Thailand's army imposed martial law amid a deepening political crisis that has seen six months of protests and claimed at least 28 lives.  (Photo: Rufus Cox/Getty Images)

Thailand’s Army Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup

Thailand’s army imposed martial law amid a deepening political crisis that has seen six months of protests and claimed at least 28 lives.

05/20/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded to her husband’s defense of her comments on wealth, saying the thought was “sweet,” but she doesn’t need anybody to defend her own record.   (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Clinton To Jewish Committee: US Needs To Be ‘Tough’ In Iran Nuclear Talks

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Wednesday she was “personally skeptical” that Iran would agree to a comprehensive deal to remove its nuclear weapon capabilities but said the Obama administration faced a promising opportunity that required it to “give diplomacy space to work.”

05/14/2014

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