Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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US sources: Russia has brought Cuban troops to Syria
Leopoldo Cintras Frias, Cuban military chief, visits Syria - Washington Times
Заместитель Министра обороны Анатолий Антонов провел в Москве переговоры с Чрезвычайным и Полномочным послом Кубы в России Эмилио Лосадой Гарсией : Министерство обороны Российской Федерации
Cuba-Based Band to Perform at White House Reception - ABC News
Hundreds of Iranian troops mass near Aleppo, U.S. official and activists say - The Washington Post
Thousands of Iranian troops 'arrive in Syria' for Aleppo offensive - Telegraph
Hacking Arrests Won’t Stop Chinese Espionage - Defense One
Power: Iran Missile Test Violated UN Security Council Resolutions
Russia Is Forcing the Pentagon to Rewrite Its European Playbook - Defense One
Hostility Towards the West Grows in Russia
US defense chief: we will deter Russia's 'malign and destabilizing influence' | US news | The Guardian
Official: Russia ‘deliberately targeting’ US-backed forces in Syria | Fox News
Islamic State battles insurgents as Syria army prepares assault | Reuters
Iraqi forces preparing for assault on IS-held Ramadi - BBC News
Iraqi army, militia forces launch assault to retake Baiji from Islamic State | Reuters
Using Russia's Cover, Iran Begins Sending Fighters to Syria - ABC News
Lavrov says Russia helping fight against militants in Iraq | Reuters
Lavrov: Moscow Helping Fight IS Militants In Iraq
Amedy Coulibaly, Paris deli attacker, 'given orders by email': report - Washington Times

Air Safety Talks


Officials: US, Russia near agreement on Syria flights - CNNPolitics.com
U.S., Russia finalizing document on Syria air safety: U.S. official | Reuters
The U.S. and Russia Are Planning Air Safety Talks After a Near-Miss in Syria | TIME
US, Russia Holding Talks to Seal Air Safety Agreement in Syria
Военные эксперты России и США провели видеоконференцию по согласованию текста возможной договоренности об обеспечении безопасности полетов над Сирией : Министерство обороны Российской Федерации

Russia


Carter: Russia Has Created 'New Reality' in Europe
Putin Says U.S. Fails to Cooperate in Syria - The New York Times
Russia's Lavrov says Washington declines deeper military talks on Syria | Reuters
Commodities - NYTimes.com
Russia abandons hope of oil price recovery and turns to the plough - Telegraph
$50 Oil for 15 Years Isn't What Scares Bank of Russia Governor - Bloomberg Business
We're not killing shale but won't cut output: Russia
Лавров: США отказались принять делегацию России во главе с Медведевым | РИА Новости
Ъ-Новости - МИД России: Москва не поддерживает Башара Асада
Window on Eurasia -- New Series: Kremlin Working to Rein In Radical Russian Nationalists Lest Donbas Returnees Join Them
Ukrainian Retiree Convicted of Espionage in Moscow | News | The Moscow Times
Russia's 'War' Mentality Boosts Treason Case Count | News | The Moscow Times
Former head of Ukrainian defence factory faces six years for espionage | World news | The Guardian
Russia Requests UN Open New MH17 Probe
Window on Eurasia -- New Series: Ten Years after Nalchik, ‘Nowhere in the North Caucasus has the Problem of Terrorism been Resolved,’ Expert Says

Iran


U.S. to raise Iranian missile test at U.N. Security Council | Reuters
In Final Step, Iran's Guardian Council Approves Implementing Nuclear Deal With World Powers - ABC News
Iranian MPs arrive in Damascus before joint offensive | Reuters
Iran Sentences Poets, Filmmaker To Prison, Lashings

Turkey


Turkish official says Kurdish militia intent on taking control in Syria | World news | The Guardian
Turkey slams US over reported weapons supply to Syria Kurds - The Washington Post

China


China says not planning to send military ships to Syria | Reuters
The U.S. Reasserts Its Freedom to Navigate the South China Sea | TIME
China Expanding Regional Nuclear Forces - Washington Free Beacon

Other News


Where in the world is this Argentinian spymaster hiding? In the U.S., Argentina says. - The Washington Post
Obama Is Rethinking Pullout in Afghanistan, Officials Say - The New York Times
Ex-CIA agent convicted in Italy has asked for a pardon - The Washington Post
IS Calls For 'Holy War' Against Russians, Americans
Syrian Rebels Fear Unacceptable Peace Deal Proposal
France, Saudi Arabia deepen alliance with 10B euros in deals - The Washington Post
News Analysis: Afghanistan hails Pakistan's help in restarting peace process - Xinhua | English.news.cn
A French Muslim schoolboy arrested for shooting teacher
Obama deploys 300 U.S. troops to Cameroon to aid in fight against Boko Haram - Washington Times
Cyberspace becomes second front in Russia's clash with NATO - U.S. - Stripes
FBI: Nationwide sex trafficking "Operation Cross Country" sting nets 150 arrests, rescues child victims - CBS News
Full Transcript: Democratic Presidential Debate - The New York Times
Dietary Supplements Send 23,000 to Hospitals Each Year in US - ABC News
Naval Academy teaching future sailors to use sextants amid cyberwar fears - Washington Times

Reviews


Today's Headlines and Commentary - Lawfare
See Today's Top Stories in the Early Bird Brief
News Roundup and Notes: October 14, 2015 | Just Security
NEWS: The World and Security Review: Headlines: The U.S. and Russia Are Planning Air Safety Talks After a Near-Miss in Syria | TIME
NEWS: The World and Security Review: Today's Headlines

Analysis


Russia's Spies Are Critical to Putin's Operations in Syria, Ukraine - US News
American intelligence failure in Syria: Column
The New Axis Of Evil At War In Syria - Forbes
Islamic State: Putin sends Spetsnaz into Syria to wipe out ISIS militants fighting Assad | World | News | Daily Express
Putin Continues Aggressive Foreign Policy in Syria - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Opinions


Gen. Wesley Clark Says Russia's Engagement in Syria is Partly an Effort to Distract from Ukraine - Warrior - Scout
The Leader Russia Deserves - WSJ
War in Syria: Time for America to Get Tough on Russia | The National Interest
Murphy's Law: The Russian ROE In Syria
America is getting blindsided: How our imperial arrogance is continuing to wreak havoc - Salon.com
Will Syria Improve Russia's Image in the West? (Op-Ed) | News | The Moscow Times
Does Iran even want Russia in Syria? - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Videos


Syria, Russia and Complex Dynamic Explained
AP Top Stories 14 P - YouTube
Coalition Spokesman: Now Is Time’ for Push Into Ramadi
Coalition Spokesman: Now Is Time’ for Push Into Ramadi - YouTube
Russia says hit 40 IS targets in new Syria strikes - YouTube
News Wrap: Pentagon says U.S., Russian jets had close encounter over Syria - YouTube
Islamic State urges jihad against Russians - YouTube
Syria: backed by Russian airstrikes and Iran, Assad's army plans offensive on Aleppo - YouTube
AP Top Stories - YouTube
Can NATO stop Russia? I Conflict Zone - YouTube
Russia steps up air campaign: Jets raise daily action to 88 strikes - YouTube
Clinton Defiant on Email, Draws Cheers at Debate
Clinton, Sanders Unite on Email Controversy - YouTube
FACT CHECK: Clinton, Sanders Embellish In Debate - YouTube
(Democratic Debate) Bernie Sanders: Why I'm sick of Clinton's email - YouTube
US Democratic presidential debate - in 80 seconds - BBC News
Krauthammer on Democratic debate: Hillary had a good night - YouTube
Russian BUK missile confirmed, MH17 victims' families seek compensation. - YouTube
Democrats spar over gun control at first debate - YouTube
(Democratic Debate) Sanders: We have to think through war on drugs - YouTube
Bernie Sanders continues to shock the political world - YouTube
This is why Russia is in Syria - YouTube
Ukrainian Nationalists March In Kyiv - YouTube
Five Reasons Americans Are Unhappy - MarketWatch
‘Last of the President’s Men’ sheds light on Nixon’s vulnerability, motivation - YouTube
PBS NewsHour full episode October 13, 2015 - YouTube

10.13.15 Tu


Carter says U.S. will sail, fly and operate wherever international law allows | Reuters
Coalition Spokesman: Now Time for Push into Ramadi
Despite Airstrikes, Is Russia Still Working Toward Political Solution in Syria? - US News
Putin Complains About U.S. Cooperation on Syria - The New York Times
Top U.S. general to visit Israel as defence aid talks expected to resume | Reuters
White House: `Strong Indications’ Iran Missile Test Violated U.N. Resolution - WSJ
U.S., Russia jets came within visual range over Syria - U.S. military - YouTube
Afghan Taliban admit Kunduz withdrawal - BBC News
Carter says U.S. will sail, fly and operate wherever international law allows | Reuters
Today's Headlines and Commentary - Lawfare
U.S., Russia escalate involvement in Syria - CNN.com
Taliban Withdraw From Kunduz After Days of Fighting - NYTimes.com
Largest Syrian al-Qaida group calls for terror attacks in Russia | World news | The Guardian
Intervention in Syria: Russia Gambles Big Time
Situation Report: New U.S. plan in Syria; Russia bringing Syrian rebels together; Kurds razing conquered villages; Putin’s popularity; is Syria a sideshow for Moscow; and lots more | Foreign Policy
U.S., Russia escalate involvement in Syria - CNN.com
West does not have a clear picture of Syria: Putin
There’s More to Putin’s Syria Adventure Than Poking Obama in the Eye
Mortar Shells Strike Near Russian Embassy in Syria - The New York Times
U.S. Weaponry Is Turning Syria Into Proxy War With Russia - The New York Times
U.S., Russia escalate involvement in Syria - CNN.com
Flight MH17 shot down in Ukraine by Russian-built missile, report concludes | Reuters
Oil prices dip as Chinese data, IEA warning weigh - MarketWatch
Совещание с членами Правительства • Президент России
News Roundup and Notes: October 13, 2015 | Just Security
Rocket Attack Hits Russian Embassy in Syria
Two rockets hit Russian embassy in Damascus - Telegraph
Syrian rebels pour men and missiles into frontlines | Reuters
Al-Qaeda in Syria calls for revenge attacks on Russia - The Washington Post
Syria's al-Nusra calls on jihadists in Caucasus to attack Russian civilians and soldiers - Telegraph
UN Official: Partition of Syria Possible if No Improvement
How to respond to Russia in Syria while avoiding World War Three
Top China paper says U.S., Russia playing Cold War game in Syria | Reuters
Turkey warns U.S., Russia against backing Kurdish militia in Syria | Reuters
Turks turn on Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the wake of terror blasts | The Australian
A Road to Damascus, via Moscow - The New York Times
FBI — Louis E. Bladel, III Named Special Agent in Charge of Counterintelligence Division of the New York Division
Louis E. Bladel, III fbi - Google Search