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Influential groups within the Islamic country have undermined US interests abroad for years, and their exploitation of U-aided Kosovo as a breeding ground for violent reactionaries is only the “latest chapter in this long, sorrowful history,” writes the editorial board of The New York Times.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed parliamentary and civil society representatives in a speech given at the Kremlin on Tuesday about the recent vote in Crimea, which he insisted was held in "full compliance with democratic procedures and international norms."Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a speech at the Kremlin on Tuesday about the recent vote in Crimea, which he insisted was held in "full compliance with democratic procedures and international norms."

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Crimeans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to join former political master Russia as tensions soared in the east of the splintered ex-Soviet nation, the epicenter of the worst East-West crisis since the Cold War.

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With ethnic divisions still etched into the memories of its citizenry, Europe’s youngest democracy, Kosovo, is holding its first parliamentary elections since it formally declared its independence from Serbia in 2008.

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A year after declaring independence from Serbia, Kosovo has received good marks from European monitors for its first round of local elections, which could lead to wider recognition and acceptance of its newly established status in the international community.

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The issues that have fueled Russian-American tensions in Europe in recent months, and European tensions with both Russia and the United States, have suggested a willingness on all sides to reignite tensions that on the face of it serve no one's real interests. Recent developments could change all that.

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John McCain has made much of his reputation as a "maverick," but, as Reason magazine's Matt Welch lays out in this clip, McCain the Neocon has emerged as the Republican presidential nominee's dominant political persona and the one he'll take into the White House if he wins.

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