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    Finland flags two airspace violations by Russian jets
    Oct07

    Finland flags two airspace violations by Russian jets

    Finland said on Friday it took seriously two suspected violations of its airspace by Russian aircraft in which it scrambled jets to identify SU-27 fighters over the Baltic Sea. The incidents on Thursday took place as Finland and the United States prepared to sign an agreement of closer defence collaboration, and followed a string of similar...

    US charges six soldiers with selling military equipment overseas
    Oct07

    US charges six soldiers with selling military equipment overseas

    WASHINGTON: Eight people, including six soldiers, have been charged with stealing more than $1 million worth of sensitive US Army equipment and selling the gear on eBay to buyers in Russia, China and other countries, the Justice Department said on Thursday. The soldiers, from Fort Campbell in Tennessee and Kentucky, stole the equipment from the...

    German official calls for sanctions against Russia over Syria
    Oct07

    German official calls for sanctions against Russia over Syria

    A German official today called for new sanctions against Russia over its role in the bombardment of Syria, saying Moscow’s involvement in war crimes could not go unpunished. Syrian government forces backed by Russian air power have stepped up an offensive on rebel-held parts of the city of Aleppo. Conflict monitors said hospitals had been...

    Lobbyist advised Trump campaign while promoting Russian pipeline
    Oct07

    Lobbyist advised Trump campaign while promoting Russian pipeline

    A Republican lobbyist was earning hundreds of thousands of dollars to promote one of Vladimir Putin’s top geopolitical priorities at the same time he was helping to shape Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy speech. In the first two quarters of 2016, the firm of former Reagan administration official Richard Burt received $365,000...

    Russia’s Power Play in Syria
    Oct07

    Russia’s Power Play in Syria

    Just a few short weeks ago, U.S.–Russia relations were poised for a post-Soviet breakthrough that could have seen them join forces to target the ISIS terrorist group. Now the United States has given up on talks with Russia aimed at ending the fighting in Syria. And Russia has suspended a long-standing deal to dispose of weapons-grade plutonium...

    Obama administration becomes target of Russian ridicule
    Oct07

    Obama administration becomes target of Russian ridicule

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest is used to being a political target — but not a military one. Moscow’s Embassy in Washington tweeted an image Wednesday juxtaposing a photo of an anti-aircraft missile system alongside — and pointed at — the White House spokesman’s face. Speaking to reporters later that day, Earnest laughed off...

    German official calls for sanctions against Russia over Syria
    Oct07

    German official calls for sanctions against Russia over Syria

    A German official on Friday called for new sanctions against Russia over its role in the bombardment of Syria, saying Moscow’s involvement in war crimes could not go unpunished. Syrian government forces backed by Russian air power have stepped up an offensive on rebel-held parts of the city of Aleppo. Conflict monitors said hospitals had...

    The Guns of October
    Oct07

    The Guns of October

    The land of Syria is a hellscape. A desert ruin, a blasted place where fundamentalists clash with fascists as major powers—America, Russia, Turkey, Israel—drop bombs. After a U.S.-brokered cease-fire collapsed in recriminations, Washington responded by saying it wouldn’t talk to Moscow about the war. Then Moscow announced its intention to...

    Lobbyist advised Trump campaign while promoting Russian pipeline
    Oct07

    Lobbyist advised Trump campaign while promoting Russian pipeline

    A Republican lobbyist was earning hundreds of thousands of dollars to promote one of Vladimir Putin’s top geopolitical priorities at the same time he was helping to shape Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy speech.In the first two quarters of 2016, the firm of former Reagan administration official Richard Burt received $365,000...

    Pentagon Studied Future Japan Nuclear Arsenal and War With China
    Oct07

    Pentagon Studied Future Japan Nuclear Arsenal and War With China

    Japan can quickly build a strategic arsenal of land-based and submarine-launched missiles capable of killing up to 30 million Chinese in a nuclear war, according to a Pentagon sponsored study. A report produced for the Pentagon’s Office of Net Assessment reveals Japan’s government could arm itself with nuclear weapons within a 10-year...