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    Cory Booker calls Putin cause of global terror, slams Trump for ‘cozying up’ to him
    Feb10

    Cory Booker calls Putin cause of global terror, slams Trump for ‘cozying up’ to him

    Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) called Putin a cause of global chaos and terror and decried President Trump for “cozying up” to him. He made the contentious comments on CNN Thursday. Booker described the “egregious ways” in which Russia is conducting its foreign policy from Syria to Ukraine, and reported his meeting with Baltic countries feeling...

    On the Front Lines of the War in Ukraine, Soldiers Dig In
    Feb10

    On the Front Lines of the War in Ukraine, Soldiers Dig In

    VOLNOVAKHA, Ukraine—On Tuesday in this embattled front-line town in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian army’s 30th Brigade came under 120 mm mortar fire from its enemy—a combined force of pro-Russian separatists and Russian regulars entrenched across no man’s land about 2 kilometers away. The indirect fire skirmishes in Volnovakha...

    Some Republican Senators Want Trump to Take Tough Stance on Russia
    Feb09

    Some Republican Senators Want Trump to Take Tough Stance on Russia

    Nine Republican senators have signed a letter calling on President Donald Trump to take a tough stance when dealing with Russia, though they did encourage the president to “seek common ground.” The letter, spearheaded by Senator Corey Gardner and signed by several other high-profile Republicans, including John Cornyn and Lindsey Graham, said it...

    Some Republican Senators Want Trump to Take Tough Stance on Russia
    Feb09

    Some Republican Senators Want Trump to Take Tough Stance on Russia

    Nine Republican senators have signed a letter calling on President Donald Trump to take a tough stance when dealing with Russia, though they did encourage the president to “seek common ground.” The letter, spearheaded by Senator Corey Gardner and signed by several other high-profile Republicans, including John Cornyn and Lindsey Graham, said it...

    Top US commander says more troops needed in Afghanistan
    Feb09

    Top US commander says more troops needed in Afghanistan

    A few thousand more troops are needed to help end the stalemate in Afghanistan, according to a senior U.S. military commander who also told lawmakers Thursday that Russian meddling is complicating the counterterrorism fight. Army Gen. John Nicholson, commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan, didn’t provide the Senate Armed Services Committee...

    McCain: It’s ‘incredible’ Trump would equate US with ‘butcher’ Putin
    Feb09

    McCain: It’s ‘incredible’ Trump would equate US with ‘butcher’ Putin

    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is standing firm in his opposition to President Donald Trump’s seemingly cozy relationship with the Russian bear. During a brief interview with CNN’s Manu Raju Thursday, McCain, who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee, went after Trump for his defense over the weekend of Russian President Vladimir...

    British Jews open safe space for Syrian women in Turkey
    Feb09

    British Jews open safe space for Syrian women in Turkey

    Syrian women attending a lesson at the Women’s Support Center in Islahiye, Turkey, Nov. 25, 2016. (Tanya Freedman/World Jewish Relief) ISTANBUL (JTA) — In a region awash with half a million Syrian refugees and the predators they attract, home used to be the only safe space for Samiyeh Hilo and her infant son, Mohammed. A teacher of English...

    Donald Trump has successfully buried the story that worries him most
    Feb09

    Donald Trump has successfully buried the story that worries him most

    Even though there are mountains of evidence. Even though the implications literally include an existential threat to the United States. Even though it is, by any measure, the greatest scandal ever to affect this or any other administration … the story has utterly vanished from the media: According to the consensus assessment of US intelligence...

    Top U.S. Senator Suggests Empowering Trump Officials Who Are Tough On Russia 
    Feb09

    Top U.S. Senator Suggests Empowering Trump Officials Who Are Tough On Russia 

    A top U.S. senator has suggested lawmakers should empower officials in Donald Trump’s administration whose views on Russia diverge sharply from those voiced by the president. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UK, France Scramble Jets to Monitor Russian Bombers Near Their Airspace
    Feb09

    UK, France Scramble Jets to Monitor Russian Bombers Near Their Airspace

    Britain said Thursday that it had scrambled an unspecified number of Typhoon aircraft to monitor two Russian Blackjack bombers that flew near British airspace. The incident was the latest example of Russian jets flying near to Britain, often as a way of testing the response time of their British counterparts. “We can confirm that quick...