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    NATO ‘A Fundamental Bedrock’, Trump’s Defense Secretary Tells Nervous Allies
    Feb15

    NATO ‘A Fundamental Bedrock’, Trump’s Defense Secretary Tells Nervous Allies

    President Donald Trump’s defense secretary sought to reassure NATO of steadfast U.S. support at talks in Brussels on Wednesday, as nervous European allies tried to look past Trump’s rhetoric and the turmoil within his administration.Jim Mattis, on his debut trip to Europe as Pentagon chief, said the president firmly backed the North...

    Headlines for February 15, 2017
    Feb15

    Headlines for February 15, 2017

    Trump White House in Crisis After Flynn’s ResignationGov’t Watchdog: Conway Violated Ethics Rules with “Free Commercial” for Ivanka ProductsTrump Scraps Rule Requiring Oil Company to Disclose PaymentsIn Meeting with Netanyahu Today, Trump May Abandon Two-State SolutionSeattle: ICE Arrested DACA Recipient Daniel Ramirez...

    Trump and Russia: Confusion at the Top
    Feb15

    Trump and Russia: Confusion at the Top

    President Trump has stated regularly that he will conduct national security policy from a position of strength. As part of this effort he has vowed to increase defense spending, sounded the alarm on China’s expansive aims in the South and East China Seas, and placed new sanctions on Iran in the wake of its ballistic missile tests.Yet there...

    Former Ukrainian presidents to attend 5th Global Baku Forum
    Feb15

    Former Ukrainian presidents to attend 5th Global Baku Forum

    Former Ukrainian presidents Leonid Kravchuk, Leonid Kuchma and Viktor Yushchenko will visit Azerbaijan to attend the 5th Global Baku Forum to be held on March 16-17. The forum will discuss a wide range of issues, including future of transatlantic relations, fight against terrorism …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    Kremlin Dismisses Reports That Trump Aides Had Contact With Intelligence Agents
    Feb15

    Kremlin Dismisses Reports That Trump Aides Had Contact With Intelligence Agents

    Soon after, President Trump said on Twitter that Crimea had been taken by Russia during the Obama administration, asking if his predecessor had been too soft. …read more Source: The New York...

    GOP senators are split on whether to investigate Flynn’s Russia ties
    Feb15

    GOP senators are split on whether to investigate Flynn’s Russia ties

    Despite some opposition, an investigation is “highly likely.” On Tuesday, seven Republican senators indicated that it’s likely there will be further investigations into the conversations between former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the Russian ambassador to the US. Flynn resigned Monday night following reports that the Justice...

    Trump Fires New Broadsides at US Intelligence Community, Media, Obama
    Feb15

    Trump Fires New Broadsides at US Intelligence Community, Media, Obama

    U.S. President Donald Trump launched new attacks Wednesday against media reports of alleged links between him and Russia, blaming the country’s intelligence community for what he said were “illegal” leaks to news outlets. “The real scandal here is that classified information is illegally given out by...

    Russia tells Donald Trump it won’t return Crimea to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russia tells Donald Trump it won’t return Crimea to Ukraine

    Moscow: Russia does not return its territories, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said in response to the White House statement that US president Trump was expecting Moscow to return Crimea to Kiev. The post Russia tells Donald Trump it won’t return Crimea to Ukraine appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    NATO chief talks of Russian missile ‘concern’
    Feb15

    NATO chief talks of Russian missile ‘concern’

    NATO’s Stoltenberg also says alliance maintains support for Ukraine’s territorial integrity after Crimea annexation …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Russia: ‘We’re not returning our territory’ to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russia: ‘We’re not returning our territory’ to Ukraine

    …read more Source: CNN