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No role for US military in Ukraine crisis: McCain

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 23:47

US Defence hawk Senator John McCain stressed that deployment of US military force to Ukraine remained unthinkable, but said President Barack Obama nevertheless has failed to stand up to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

Reconsider Iraq Apache sale over reported Iran arms deal: US senator

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 23:28

US Senator John McCain said on Tuesday a proposed agreement to sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to Iraq should be reconsidered because of a report that Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195 million.

McCain fury over `secret` Congress move on drones

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 05:11

A political row erupted after a media reported that US lawmakers secretly inserted language into a huge spending bill that blocks major changes to the nation`s controversial drone programme.

Vladimir Putin destroying Russia`s global reputation: John McCain

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 11:50

US Senator John McCain accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ruling through violence and repression.

Two Chinese ships enter disputed waters: Japan

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 12:59

Two Chinese ships entered waters around islands at the centre of a dispute with Japan on Thursday in the latest such incident at a time of frayed ties between the Asian powers.

US-Russia plan on Syria ‘provocative weakness’ on America’s part: John McCain

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 16:32

Slamming US-Russia deal on dismantling Syria chemical arms, Republican Senator John McCain on Sunday termed Barack Obama’s move as a “provocative weakness on America’s part”.

McCain to pen op-ed for Russia`s Pravda

Last Updated: Saturday, September 14, 2013, 10:56

US Senator John McCain will pen a column for Moscow`s Pravda newspaper, in which the outspoken lawmaker is likely to criticise Russian President Vladimir Putin, his office confirmed.

John McCain caught playing poker on iPhone at Syria debate

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 11:05

Senator John McCain, a longtime advocate for forceful military intervention in Syria, was caught playing poker on his smartphone as top officials testified at one of the most pivotal congressional hearings of the year.

Obama seeks Syria support from former foe McCain

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 16:43

Having announced over the weekend that he`ll seek congressional approval for military strikes against the Assad regime, the Obama administration is now trying to rally support among Americans and their congressman and senators.

McCain urges `very serious` US action on Syria

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 19:39

A "very serious" US response to an alleged chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government does not require UN corroboration that the incident took place, a senior Republican senator said on Monday.

China slams MCcain for calling Diaoyu Islands `Japanese territory’

Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 15:45

Beijing has denounced as irresponsible US Senator John McCain’s remarks after he called China`s Diaoyu Islands are ‘Japanese territory’.

`No US credibility in Middle East after Obama`s mishandling of Egypt crisis`

Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 16:13

US Senator John McCain has slammed President Barack Obama for his handling of the crisis in Egypt.