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Russia has “suspended” plans to deploy Iskander missiles in its European enclave of Kaliningrad. Unveiled inNovember, the plans were intended to be a response to the U.S. missile defense installations scheduled to be built in the Czech Republic and Poland. A Russian military official said the announcement is related to indications from the U.S. that… » read more

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Last week, President Obama signed an order that would close the controversial prison facility at Guantanamo within a year. Now, EU leaders are meeting to formally consider their previous offer to help. European Union foreign ministers are forging a plan for taking in dozens of Guantanamo Bay inmates who will have no safe home upon… » read more

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