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    Trump ‘Expects’ Russia Should Give Crimea Back to Ukraine – Official
    Feb15

    Trump ‘Expects’ Russia Should Give Crimea Back to Ukraine – Official

    White House Spokesperson Sean Spicer said on Tuesday US President Donald Trump expects Russia to return Crimea to Ukraine. At a daily news briefing, Spicer told reporters “President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the Russian government to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine and return Crimea.” However, Trump also...

    Nervous NATO allies seek reassurance from Trump’s defense chief
    Feb15

    Nervous NATO allies seek reassurance from Trump’s defense chief

    US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis attends a meeting with German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen at the Pentagon in Arlington, US, on February 10, 2017. Photo: Reuters BRUSSELS: European allies will tell the United States’ new defense secretary on Wednesday that NATO is not the weak alliance US President Donald Trump has accused it of...

    Flynn episode ‘darkens the cloud’ of Russia that hangs over Trump administration
    Feb15

    Flynn episode ‘darkens the cloud’ of Russia that hangs over Trump administration

    By Rosalind S. Helderman and Tom Hamburger, Washington Post Once again, Donald Trump is embroiled in controversy related to Russia. The ouster of Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, caught by intelligence agencies speaking with the Russian ambassador about U.S. sanctions and then misleading administration officials about the...

    As Romania Battles Corruption
    Feb15

    As Romania Battles Corruption

    By Joseph Vann and Valbona ZeneliCorruption is the most underrated international security threat of our time. Every day, major corruption cases are splashing on the front pages of newspapers around the world. Thankfully, corruption is no longer perceived as a “victimless” crime, but as an infringement on the fundamental human right to equal...

    Canadian troops prepare to leave for Ukraine despite uncertainty over mission
    Feb15

    Canadian troops prepare to leave for Ukraine despite uncertainty over mission

    OTTAWA — Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be extended, exactly how long they will be staying is anyone’s guess. Canada, Britain and the United States have had military trainers in Ukraine since the summer of 2015, after Russia annexed...

    Russian cloud over Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit
    Feb15

    Russian cloud over Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit

    WASHINGTON — Questions about the Trump administration’s ties to Russia are hardly going to disappear with the firing of national security adviser Michael Flynn. Investigations are underway, and more are likely by the new administration and on Capitol Hill. U.S. agencies, including the FBI, have been probing Russian interference in the 2016...

    White House tries to insulate Trump from Russia scandal
    Feb15

    White House tries to insulate Trump from Russia scandal

    WASHINGTON: The White House battled Tuesday to insulate Donald Trump from a scandal over his top aide’s contacts with Russia, as it emerged that the president was aware of the problem for weeks before acting. With calls for an independent investigation gathering pace, the White House admitted that Trump was told three weeks ago that...

    Flynn departure erupts into a full-blown crisis for Trump White House
    Feb15

    Flynn departure erupts into a full-blown crisis for Trump White House

    By Abby Phillip,Karen DeYoung and Jenna Johnson, (c) 2017, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s ouster of national security adviser Michael T. Flynn, and the circumstances leading up to it, have quickly become a major crisis for the fledgling administration, forcing the White House on the defensive and precipitating the...

    Anti-Islam Geert Wilders rontrunner as Dutch election campaign begins
    Feb15

    Anti-Islam Geert Wilders rontrunner as Dutch election campaign begins

    Campaigning for the Dutch election kicks off on Wednesday with anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders frontrunner in a vote that will test the anti-establishment sentiment that swept Britain out of the European Union and Donald Trump into the US presidency. Wilders, a eurosceptic, anti-immigration fan of Trump has dubbed the March 15 parliamentary...

    Trump’s campaign reportedly had multiple contacts with Russian intelligence before the election
    Feb15

    Trump’s campaign reportedly had multiple contacts with Russian intelligence before the election

    The Times said contact between Trump associates and Russia was discovered during a concurrent investigation into Russian cyberattacks during the US election. Intercepted phone calls allegedly show that President Donald Trump’s election campaign had multiple communications with senior Russian intelligence officials before the US election,...