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  • ISIS displaying a deft command of varied media Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 11:59 AM ET
    A fighter of the Islamic State stands guard near the city of Baiji, north of Baghdad June 19, 2014.

    Western intelligence services are worried about ISIS's extraordinary command of videos, ground images shot from drones and multilingual Twitter messages.

  • War leaves Israelis and Palestinians more entrenched Saturday, 30 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Children taking part in the military parade organized by Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Palestinian Islamist organization Palestinian Islamic Jihad, to mark the end of the war on Gaza.

    Only time will tell whether Israel will maintain the quiet it so desperately sought during 50 days of war with Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.

  • Nato states create new force to counter Moscow Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:43 PM ET
    Nato Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    Britain and six other states are to create a new joint expeditionary force of at least 10,000 personnel to bolster Nato's power in response to Russia.

  • Ukraine: Why you should really be worried this time Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    The situation in Ukraine looks ever further from the peaceful, or at least contained, solution Western leaders were hoping for.

  • *Russia proposes' corridor' for encircled Kiev troops. *NATO source says more than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. LAKE SELIGER, Russia/ KIEV, Aug 29- Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have routed its troops on behalf of pro- Moscow rebels.

  • MOSCOW, Aug 29- The Ukraine conflict has evoked many memories of the Cold War, including a footloose attitude to the truth. But there are also some European powers, including Germany and France, who despite being on the opposite side of the crisis share Putin's desire not to paint it as an out-and-out war between Russia and Ukraine.

  • Obama on ISIS: 'We don't have a strategy yet' Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 7:08 AM ET
    Yezidis living in Washington stage a protest outside the White House in Washington, United States, August 7, 2014, against the ISIS attacks on Yezidis in Iraq.

    President Obama put the brakes on the prospects of U.S. airstrikes against Islamic militants in Syria, saying “we don't have a strategy yet.”

  • US admiral urges China on South China Sea disputes Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 5:38 AM ET

    HONOLULU— China should act like a regional leader and help resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea without coercion instead of raising tensions, the head of American forces in Asia and the Pacific said Thursday.

  • *NATO source says more than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. MOSCOW/ DONETSK, Ukraine, Aug 29- Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a' humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

  • *NATO source says more than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. MOSCOW/ DONETSK, Ukraine, Aug 28- Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a' humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

  • Chinese pilots told to fly closer to US spy planes Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:42 PM ET
    A pair of US Navy Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft prepare for a catapult launch from the flight deck of the US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington off the coast of Hong Kong.

    One Chinese naval officer has advice for fighter pilots intercepting U.S. surveillance planes last week - fly even closer.

  • Obama, Merkel will consider more Russian sanctions Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 5:58 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaking at the White House Aug. 28, 2014.

    President Barack Obama said there will not be military action in Ukraine, and that there is no current plan to deal with ISIS.

  • Street bets on limited Ukraine fallout...for now Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 4:37 PM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Minsk on Aug. 26, 2014.

    Wall Street advanced to all-time highs while the Russia-Ukraine crisis rose toward a boil, but it wouldn't mind seeing a de-escalation soon.

  • *NATO source says more than 1,000 Russian troops in Ukraine. Earlier Poroshenko said he had cancelled a visit to Turkey because of the "rapidly deteriorating situation" in the eastern Donetsk region, "as Russian troops have actually been brought into Ukraine".

  • *NATO source says more than 1,000 troops in Ukraine. Earlier he said he had canceled a visit to Turkey because of the "rapidly deteriorating situation" in the eastern Donetsk region, "as Russian troops have actually been brought into Ukraine".

  • Russia has 'well over 1,000 troops' in Ukraine Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    A Russian military truck transports a self-propelled howitzer along a road near the town of Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, in the Rostov region of Russia.

    Russia has “well over 1,000 troops” operating inside Ukraine, Nato warned. The Financial Times reports.

  • US campaign against ISIS may cost $15B a year Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 1:02 PM ET
    A fighter of the Islamic State stands guard near the city of Baiji, north of Baghdad June 19, 2014.

    Obama is preparing to request authorization from Congress for escalated military action against ISIS, The Fiscal Times reports.

  • Stocks fall as Ukraine warns of 'full-scale war' Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    Russian armored carrier leads a column of military trucks as they leave the Ukrainian border around Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, Russia.

    Ukraine said on Thursday that Russian forces had entered the country and its Ambassador warned of the threat of a "full-scale war".

  • Russia wants war: Ukraine ambassador     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Ukrainian Ambassador Dmytro Kuleba says Ukraine is working on a "responsible" reaction to Russia's "first blunt invasion".

  • Russia's 'stealth invasion'     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:17 AM ET
    Russian armored carrier leads a column of military trucks as they leave the Ukrainian border around Kamensk-Shakhtinsky, Russia.

    Russia has reportedly opened up a third front in Ukraine, in what Western military officials are calling a "stealth invasion." NBC News' Albina Kovalyova provides insight, as well as an update on three McDonald's temporarily shut down.