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    U.S., NATO troop buildup in Eastern Europe to counter Russians is largest since Cold War
    Jul09

    U.S., NATO troop buildup in Eastern Europe to counter Russians is largest since Cold War

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: Leaders from NATO countries met in Poland today to finalize plans to beef up the military alliance. For the first time since the Cold War, multinational troops will continuously rotate through four countries in Eastern Europe. Special correspondent Nick Schifrin, with the help of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting,...

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit
    Jul09

    Obama downplays Brexit impact at NATO summit

    WARSAW: US President Barack Obama insisted Friday Brexit would not harm transatlantic unity but warned against a bitter divorce undermining security in the face of a resurgent Russia. Britain’s shock vote to leave the European Union dominated Obama’s final NATO summit, which comes at what he called the most critical time for the...

    Maclean’s on the Hill: Jason Kenney on his return to Alberta
    Jul09

    Maclean’s on the Hill: Jason Kenney on his return to Alberta

    Each week, the Maclean’s Ottawa bureau sits down with Cormac Mac Sweeney to discuss the headlines of the week. This week, despite being seen as the natural frontrunner, Calgary MP Jason Kenney opted out of the federal Conservative leadership contest. Instead, he’ll look to become a provincial leader and unite the right in Alberta. To...

    Why Russia Published Footage of an FSB Agent Beating an American in Moscow

    Last week, the Washington Post‘s Josh Rogin had two important scoops illuminating the deteriorating relationship between the United States and Russia. The first story detailed the increasing levels of abuse hurled at American diplomats stationed in Moscow since Russia’s annexation of Crimea. Russian agents are reportedly shadowing U.S....

    NATO leaders gear up for threats from Russia

    WARSAW, Poland — NATO leaders geared up Friday for a long-term standoff with Russia, ordering multinational troops to Poland and the three Baltic states as Moscow moves forward with its own plans to station two new divisions along its western borders. Alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that on the first day of a landmark two-day...

    Time To Rethink NATO
    Jul09

    Time To Rethink NATO

    co-authored by Alice Slater, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation Donald Trump angered the D.C. establishment when he said that NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance, may be obsolete and the U.S. should reassess its spending on the alliance. Hillary Clinton has used Trump’s comments as another example that he is a dangerous, loose cannon. But...

    World › Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit
    Jul09

    World › Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine and said Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the Western defense alliance. In an article in the Financial Times newspaper as he arrived… …read more Source: Japan...

    NATO and Russia: The Many Unknowns
    Jul09

    NATO and Russia: The Many Unknowns

    Officially the Warsaw NATO summit will be about the deployment of military forces, missiles and arms projects. But in fact hovering above all will be one question: How to deal with the Russian military powerhouse that resurfaced in the East. More than two years after the political and military escalation in Ukraine, opinions on how to proceed...

    NATO Takes Over U.S.-Built Missile Shield, Amid Russian Suspicion
    Jul08

    NATO Takes Over U.S.-Built Missile Shield, Amid Russian Suspicion

    NATO took command of a U.S.-built missile shield in Europe on Friday after France won assurances that the multi-billion-dollar system would not be under Washington’s direct control.The missile shield, billed as a defense against any strike by a “rogue state” against European cities, is one of the most sensitive aspects of U.S. military...

    U.S. expels two Russians after U.S. diplomat attacked in Moscow
    Jul08

    U.S. expels two Russians after U.S. diplomat attacked in Moscow

    WASHINGTON — The United States last month expelled two Russian officials in response to an attack on an American diplomat by a Russian policeman in Moscow, the State Department said Friday, in a development that was sure to further strain already tense bilateral relations. The officials were expelled June 17, department spokesman John Kirby told...