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NBC News Correspondent Jim Maceda reports Russian forces have occupied Crimea's airports, ferry ports and telecom towers.
Daragh McDowell, senior analyst at Maplecroft, says Russia is trying to provoke a "Georgian-style scenario" by forcing Ukraine to fire the first shot and says a Western-led military action against Russia is unlikely.
Russia's intrusion in Ukraine is a declaration of war says Victoria Sumar, Deputy Secretary of the Council of National Security and Defence of Ukraine, adding that Ukraine has "no reason to use armed forces right now."
The U.S. spent more than $600 billion on its military forces in 2012, the latest figures available. Here's a look at where the money went.
The U.S. government plans to shrink the Army in a new spending proposal. It would be the smallest force since before the Second World War.
Two powerful Libyan militias warned members of parliament to step down Tuesday or face arrest.
"It's up to Japan" whether there would be an armed conflict between Tokyo and Beijing, says Jiang Jianqing, chairman at the ICBC.
A suicide car bomber blew himself up in the parking lot of a top security compound in central Cairo on Friday, killing at least four people.
United Technologies reported a rise in profit that topped Wall Street estimates, helped by a stronger performance across its businesses.
More than 98 percent of voters backed a new Egyptian constitution in a referendum this week, authorities said on Saturday, though the turnout was lower than some officials had indicated, with under 40 percent of the electorate taking part.
Steve Bucci, Heritage Foundation Foreign Policy Studies, and Gen. Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, discuss Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' book, which slams the leadership of President Obama.
NBC's Jim Maceda reports the suicide bomber in Volgograd, Russia has been identified, and on the security measures being taken to protect athletes and attendees at the winter games.
Gen. Barry McCaffrey, McCaffrey Associates, discusses the turmoil in Russia and how Sochi can be secured for the Winter Olympics.
Charlotte Ingham, senior political risk analyst at Maplecroft, warns that conflict and political instability will continue to increase in 2014, especially in Middle Eastern and North African states.
France must increase its investment in Africa, the country's finance minister, Pierre Moscovici, told CNBC ahead of a summit in Paris.
Iran’s economic troubles may have been what finally brought it back to talks which ended in a breakthrough nuclear deal with six other world powers.
United Technologies also raised the low end of its 2013 profit forecast, citing cost savings from restructuring and improving sales trends.
After Serbia's deputy prime minister told local TV his country faced bankruptcy, analysts were quick to point out that Serbia actually has sufficient funding to last through 2013.
Ayham Kamel, Middle East analyst at Eurasia Group, discusses the U.S./Russia talks over Syria and how Western countries need to appear strong.
Elizabeth Ferris, senior fellow in foreign policy at The Brookings Institution, discusses the U.S./Syria talks to remove chemical weapons from Syria, and humanitarian support needed in neighboring countries.