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    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze
    Mar03

    Russia, NATO in first high-level military talks since freeze

    Pro-Russian activists stand on top of a tank outside a museum in Donetsk, Ukraine, in March 2014/AFP-FileMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Mar 3 – Senior Russian and NATO military chiefs on Friday held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the defence ministry in Moscow said. The chairman of the...

    Sweden reintroduces conscription as tensions rise over Russia
    Mar03

    Sweden reintroduces conscription as tensions rise over Russia

    Sweden has moved to reintroduce conscription “as a response to the new security situation” in Europe, the country’s defense minister told CNN Thursday. A government act on Thursday reintroduced compulsory military service in the country for the first time since 2010, and for the first time on a gender-equal basis. Peter Hultqvist,...

    Russia, NATO Hold 1st High-Level Military Talks since Freeze
    Mar03

    Russia, NATO Hold 1st High-Level Military Talks since Freeze

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Senior Russian and NATO military chiefs Friday held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the defense ministry in Moscow said. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Russia, NATO in First High-Level Military Talks since Freeze
    Mar03

    Russia, NATO in First High-Level Military Talks since Freeze

    Senior Russian and NATO military chiefs on Friday held their first phone talks since ties between the two sides collapsed over the crisis in Ukraine, the defense ministry in Moscow said. The chairman of the NATO Military Committee Petr Pavel called Russia’s chief of staff Valery Gerasimov to discuss the possible restarting of military...

    J.D. Gordon: Another Trump adviser has significantly changed his story about the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine
    Mar03

    J.D. Gordon: Another Trump adviser has significantly changed his story about the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine

    The Trump campaign's national-security policy representative for the Republican National Convention, J.D. Gordon, shifted his story about the convention. The Trump campaign’s national-security policy representative for the Republican National Convention, J.D. Gordon, told CNN on Thursday that he pushed to alter an amendment to the...

    The big questions still swirling around Jeff ‘I don’t recall’ Sessions
    Mar03

    The big questions still swirling around Jeff ‘I don’t recall’ Sessions

    If there’s one thing we know about administration officials of popular vote loser Donald Trump, it’s that they never disclose anything unless they’re forced to. As Sen. Chuck Schumer put it, “They’ll only do the right thing when they’re caught doing the wrong thing.” That’s what led to Attorney...

    Meet the Russian ambassador who brought down Mike Flynn — and may take down Jeff Sessions
    Mar03

    Meet the Russian ambassador who brought down Mike Flynn — and may take down Jeff Sessions

    Sergey Kislyak is the common thread between Trump’s Russia controversies. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is recusing himself from the politically explosive investigations into Russia’s interference with the presidential election because of revelations that he’d personally met with Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak —...

    Another Trump adviser has significantly changed his story about the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine
    Mar03

    Another Trump adviser has significantly changed his story about the GOP’s dramatic shift on Ukraine

    The Trump campaign’s national-security policy representative for the Republican National Convention, J.D. Gordon, shifted his story about the convention. …read more Source: Business...

    Blumenthal: Sessions needs to give ‘credible explanation’ or resign
    Mar03

    Blumenthal: Sessions needs to give ‘credible explanation’ or resign

    HARI SREENIVASAN: The reaction to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement late this afternoon was swift. Critics say his decision to recuse himself from any current and future investigations into the Trump campaign’s dealings with Russia doesn’t go far enough. One of those critics, Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of...

    Why Sessions’ Russian diplomat meetings are raising questions
    Mar03

    Why Sessions’ Russian diplomat meetings are raising questions

    HARI SREENIVASAN: Questions about Attorney General Sessions’ meetings with the Russian ambassador aren’t limited to Capitol Hill. We explore some of those now with John McLaughlin, a career intelligence official. He was a former deputy director of the CIA. He was also acting director of the agency in 2004. And Michael Mukasey, he...