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    Don’t Retire the National Security Act
    Feb09

    Don’t Retire the National Security Act

    At age seventy, the National Security Act of 1947 is now well past the normal retirement age, but, like many other Baby Boomers, it is still working full-time. As the Trump revolution unfolds should we expect to see it junked? Even before Trump there were calls to update the fundamental statutory basis for national security decision and...

    GOP senators to Trump: Putin is not your friend
    Feb09

    GOP senators to Trump: Putin is not your friend

    Nine Republican senators urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to take a harder line on Russia, the clearest evidence yet that Trump struck a major nerve with members of his own party when he refused to label Vladimir Putin a killer over the weekend.The senators’ letter to Trump, led by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), also shows that more...

    How Russia Became the Leader of the Global Christian Right
    Feb09

    How Russia Became the Leader of the Global Christian Right

    In early April 2014, as the post-Cold War order roiled in the aftermath of Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula—the first forced annexation in Europe since the Second World War—Pat Buchanan asked a question. Taking to the column-inches at Townhall, Buchanan wondered aloud: “Whose side is God on now?” As Moscow swamped...

    NATO backs Ukraine as clashes surge: deputy chief (AFP)
    Feb09

    NATO backs Ukraine as clashes surge: deputy chief (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – All 28 NATO allies fully support Ukraine as it faces the worst upsurge in fighting against pro-Russian rebels in two years, alliance deputy head Rose Gottemoeller said Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Republican senators to Trump: Putin is not your friend
    Feb09

    Republican senators to Trump: Putin is not your friend

    Eight Republican senators urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to take a harder line on Russia, the clearest evidence yet that Trump struck a major nerve with members of his own party when he refused to label Vladimir Putin a killer over the weekend. The senators’ letter to Trump, led by Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), also shows that...

    Russians Who Once Protested Putin Have This Advice For Americans Troubled By Trump
    Feb09

    Russians Who Once Protested Putin Have This Advice For Americans Troubled By Trump

    MOSCOW ― “Rossiya bez Putina!” “Rossiya bez Putina!” “Russia without Putin!” “Russia without Putin!”In today’s Putin-dominated world, it’s difficult to imagine a time when chants calling for a Russia sans Vladimir could be a reality, when the Russian president wasn’t automatically deemed a force for global order (or disorder)....

    Kremlin Criticizes Sanctions After U.S. Senators Submit Legislation
    Feb09

    Kremlin Criticizes Sanctions After U.S. Senators Submit Legislation

    Russia has reiterated its opposition to the use of sanctions in international affairs, saying they are “rather destructive and harmful to both sides.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin orders Russia’s air force to prepare for a ‘time of war’— and NATO doesn’t stand a chance right now
    Feb09

    Putin orders Russia’s air force to prepare for a ‘time of war’— and NATO doesn’t stand a chance right now

    REUTERS/Sergei KarpukhinRussian President Vladimir Putin has again scrambled his jets in a snap military drill meant to prepare his air force for a “time of war.” “In accordance with the decision by the Armed Forces Supreme Commander, a snap check of the Aerospace Forces began to evaluate readiness of the control agencies and...

    Nato backs Ukraine as clashes surge: Deputy chief
    Feb09

    Nato backs Ukraine as clashes surge: Deputy chief

    Deputy head of Nato Rose Gottemoeller said its all 28 allies support Ukraine as it faces the worst upsurge in fighting against pro-Russian rebels. The alliance had stood by Ukraine since “Russian aggressive actions” began in 2014 and it would not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea, she said. …read more Source: The Times...

    Is NATO obsolete?
    Feb09

    Is NATO obsolete?

    What does US President Donald Trump think about NATO? Twice during his election campaign he rubbished it publically, saying it was “obsolete.” Yet this month, when he met UK Prime Minister Theresa May, he told her he supported NATO 100 percent. A few influential people have argued that it is indeed obsolete. One of them was William Pfaff, the...