By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

A likely scenario for another Russian occupation might include the pretext to humanitarian intervention on behalf of besieged territories now held by pro-Russian separatists.

NATO said that “Russia has amassed around 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine’s eastern border.”

By June, NATO saw Russian troop presence along the border numbered at only 1,000, which was down from 40,000 troops earlier in the year.

By William Tucker
Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security

A ceasefire has been signed in Congo-Brazzaville by the more prominent armed militant groups in the Central African Republic sparking hopes that this most recent religious conflict will finally come to an end.