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Russia Issues Sanctions Warnings

Posted On July 27, 2014

(London) -- The Russian government is warning that fresh European sanctions agreed on Friday against Moscow will be counter-productive. Neil Buckley, eastern Europe editor of the "Financial Times," says additional sanctions being considered by the United States are unlikely to force President Vladimir Putin to change his approach.   The Russian foreign ministry says the…

Hillary Clinton On Russian President Putin

Posted On July 27, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Hillary Clinton says she was always skeptical of Russian President Vladimir Putin .   In an interview on CNN's "GPS," the former Secretary of State said she doesn't think Putin has ever given up on trying to revive Russia as a major player on the world stage. She said the U.S. and…

Pelosi Says Putin Will Do What He Wants

Posted On July 27, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says Western leaders have little influence over the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin . The California Democrat appeared on CNN's "State of the Union" saying Putin is insecure about Russia's role in the world. Pelosi responded to criticism of President Obama's handling of foreign affairs, saying…

Benjamin Netanyahu Says Hamas Violated Its Own Ceasefire

Posted On July 27, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benajmin Netanyahu claims Hamas is violating its own ceasefire. Speaking on CNN's "State of the Union," Netanyahu pointed out Hamas has not stopped firing missiles into his country. He also described the situation his country faces by saying Israel will defend itself whenever attacked.

Hamas Rejects Terms Of Israel’s Ceasefire

Posted On July 26, 2014

(Undated) -- Hamas is rejecting terms of a 24-hour humanitarian ceasefire offered by Israel. It says it will only accept the truce if Israeli troops leave the Gaza Strip. Israeli officials said the nation's security cabinet had approved the truce late Saturday. More than a thousand Palestinians and over 40 Israeli soldiers have been killed…