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    Democrats key on Trump’s national security fitness
    Jul28

    Democrats key on Trump’s national security fitness

    With Democrats sensing that Donald Trump is newly vulnerable on national security grounds after startling statements about Russia and NATO, Wednesday night’s convention speakers blasted Trump’s fitness to be commander in chief, suggesting that only Hillary Clinton could keep America safe — and avoid nuclear war.”No major party...

    Role Reversal: The Dems Become the Security Party
    Jul28

    Role Reversal: The Dems Become the Security Party

    Barack Obama, whom Donald Trump earlier in the day called “the most ignorant president in our history” on foreign policy, returned the favor Wednesday night, suggesting that the Republican nominee had no clue what he was talking about—especially in comparison to Hillary Clinton. “Until you’ve sat at that desk, you don’t know what...

    Trump goes it alone on Russia
    Jul28

    Trump goes it alone on Russia

    A day after Hillary Clinton made history, Donald Trump turned history on its head.The nominee of the Republican Party — the party that takes credit for winning the Cold War — on Wednesday appeared to align himself with Russia over his Democratic opponent, in remarks that suggested to many he was urging Moscow to interfere in a U.S. election.That...

    Is Russia About to Make Tanks (As We Know Them) Obsolete?
    Jul28

    Is Russia About to Make Tanks (As We Know Them) Obsolete?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Rise of the Terminators–literally. Could the Russian Terminator series—also know as the Boyevaya Mashina Podderzhki Tankov—be the harbinger of future armored vehicle design? Based on its experience in Ukraine, Georgia, Chechnya and Afghanistan, the Russian military certain believes so according to Ruslan...

    Is Vladimir Putin Taking Sides in the Presidential Election?
    Jul28

    Is Vladimir Putin Taking Sides in the Presidential Election?

    The nation has been here before: Operatives apparently working undercover for a paranoid President break into the Washington headquarters of the Democratic National Committee months before the party convenes to select its presidential nominee. The breach is detected, and—at least in 1972, the first time this happened—the fuse is lit on a...

    Democrats criticize Trump’s 'dangerous' approach, comments on Russia
    Jul28

    Democrats criticize Trump’s 'dangerous' approach, comments on Russia

    GOP nominee asks Russians to locate missing Clinton e-mails, says he would consider recognizing Putin’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Is Donald Trump Carrying Putin’s Baby?
    Jul28

    Is Donald Trump Carrying Putin’s Baby?

    Is Donald Trump carrying Vladimir Putin’s baby? This is not a headline from The National Enquirer (a newspaper that Trump himself has deemed worthy of respect), but if recent chatter on The Daily Beast, Slate, The New York Times, and The Washington Post suggest, there must be some “experts” out there who could assure me that a...

    Donald Trump’s Crimean Gambit
    Jul28

    Donald Trump’s Crimean Gambit

    Donald Trump’s call on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton’s emails Wednesday resulted in widespread criticism. But his comments on Crimea, coupled with ones he made last week on NATO, are likely to have greater significance if he is elected president in November.The question came from Mareike Aden, a German reporter, who asked him whether...

    Russia Boasts of Troop Buildup on Flank, Draws Flak
    Jul28

    Russia Boasts of Troop Buildup on Flank, Draws Flak

    The U.S. State Department expressed concern Wednesday about new troop buildups that Russia has announced that it says are meant to counterbalance an increased military presence near its borders. “If true, we believe this would appear to run contrary to ongoing efforts to stop violence and to de-escalate the tensions in eastern Ukraine in line...

    The Ballad of Barack and Hillary
    Jul28

    The Ballad of Barack and Hillary

    Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle over American PowerBy Mark Landler Random House, 2016, 432 pp., $28 Anyone looking for a handy guide to foreign-policymaking in President Obama’s administration, and confirmation of Mr. Dooley’s pronouncement that “politics ain’t beanbag,” would do well to pick...