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Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush looks on prior to speaking at the 2014 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, DC, November 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

On Overseas Tour, Jeb Bush Hopes To Prove Himself On Foreign Policy

Bush’s trip is a nod to the dominant role foreign policy is expected to play in the 2016 presidential campaign.

June 8, 2015

Obama Expresses Skepticism On Russia’s Aims In Ukrainian Conflict

By Kathleen Hennessey, Los Angeles Times ESTONIA — President Obama expressed skepticism Wednesday about Russia’s aims in Ukraine after Kiev announced that the two countries had agreed to a cease-fire, a claim it later reportedly backed off of. Noting that it was “too early to tell” whether Moscow would hold to such an agreement anyway, Obama […]

September 3, 2014

Baltics Poised For Obama Visit Amid High Anxiety Over Russia

By Maris Hellrand and Michel Mrozinski Tallinn (AFP) — From Tallinn to Warsaw, Russian moves in Ukraine are sparking grave concern across a region deeply scarred by war and decades of Soviet occupation on the eve of a landmark visit by US President Barack Obama. “I’m very worried mainly because every time it seems like […]

September 2, 2014

Obama Accuses Russia, Says No U.S. Military Action In Ukraine

Washington (AFP) — U.S. President Barack Obama said it was “plain for the world to see” that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine, but ruled out any U.S. military action to resolve the escalating conflict. Obama, who is due in Wales next week for a NATO summit, made clear that ex-Soviet states now in the […]

August 29, 2014

Obama To Visit Baltic Leaders, Sending A Message To Russia

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau EDGARTOWN, Mass. — President Obama is slated to travel to Estonia next month, visiting the former Soviet republic in a move to try to reassure leaders in the region who worry that Russia’s aggression in Ukraine may spread. The trip likely will get a chilly response from Moscow, where […]

August 15, 2014