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    Bring American Seapower to Bear in Europe
    Apr01

    Bring American Seapower to Bear in Europe

    As a result of the brazen Russian aggression recently witnessed in the Crimea, Ukraine, and Syria, there is widespread recognition that U.S. military presence and activity in Europe must be increased. Even the Obama administration is reversing course on its plans to shutter European bases and withdraw forces and equipment from the continent. To...

    NATO Will Send Tanks to Help Defend Eastern Europe Against Russia
    Apr01

    NATO Will Send Tanks to Help Defend Eastern Europe Against Russia

    NATO will shore up Eastern European defenses in the face of an “aggressive Russia” with thousands of troops and tanks, U.S. General Philip Breedlove said. The deployment of the new armored brigade comprising of an additional 4,200 troops and over 200 tanks will be rotational, as is the rest of NATO’s presence in the former Eastern Bloc, and...

    White House Says Will Give Ukraine $335 Million In ‘Security Assistance’
    Apr01

    White House Says Will Give Ukraine $335 Million In ‘Security Assistance’

    The White House announced that it will provide Ukraine with $335 million more in “security assistance” after a meeting on March 31 between U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump’s foreign policy adviser on nukes, NATO and China
    Apr01

    Trump’s foreign policy adviser on nukes, NATO and China

    JUDY WOODRUFF: We return now to politics, and a look at where the candidates stand on foreign policy. Tonight, we focus on Republican front-runner Donald Trump. He met with his foreign policy team earlier today. And we are joined now by one of the advisers in that meeting. He’s Walid Phares. He was an adviser to Mitt Romney in the 2012...

    Vladimir Putin And Wendi Deng? Russian President’s Ties To Women Revealed By Real Estate Paper Trail
    Apr01

    Vladimir Putin And Wendi Deng? Russian President’s Ties To Women Revealed By Real Estate Paper Trail

    Russia’s involvement in Syria and Ukraine took a back seat Thursday to unsubstantiated rumors that Russian President Vladimir Putin could have a new love interest in his life. Who could match the horseback-riding strongman? American celebrity magazine US Weekly, citing an “insider” source, reported that businesswoman Wendi Deng, Rupert...

    The Edge: U.S. Women’s Soccer Goes for (Equal) Gold
    Apr01

    The Edge: U.S. Women’s Soccer Goes for (Equal) Gold

    Elaine Thompson / APToday in One Paragraph President Obama vowed to work with South Korea and Japan in ramping up pressure against North Korea in remarks at the Nuclear Security Summit. The United States dispatched FBI teams to assist Belgian authorities investigate the March 22 attacks. A Belgian court approved the extradition of Paris attacks...

    How Russia Undermines Nuclear Security
    Mar31

    How Russia Undermines Nuclear Security

    William Courtney, John Herbst Security, Eurasia Moscow’s saber rattling challenges Washington’s security guarantees. Russian aggression in Ukraine and nuclear saber rattling are jeopardizing the very global nonproliferation efforts that this week’s Nuclear Security Summit in Washington seeks to further. Moscow’s actions...

    Next Stop Berlin? Moscow’s Nazi-Killing Tank Unit is Back
    Mar31

    Next Stop Berlin? Moscow’s Nazi-Killing Tank Unit is Back

    Michael Peck Security, Eurasia The Kremlin invokes its glory days of European conquest. More than seventy years after it helped to destroy Nazi Germany, Russia’s most famous tank unit is back. Moscow has reactivated the First Guards Tank Army, one of six tank armies formed by the Soviet Union during World War II as the mobile, hard-hitting...

    The Israelis Helping Ukrainian Jews Flee The Country
    Mar31

    The Israelis Helping Ukrainian Jews Flee The Country

    In the wake of recent terror attacks in Europe several of which targeted Jewish institutions some politicians and religious leaders have predicted an exodus of Jewish people from the continent. In some ways, the numbers stack up. Last year, a record 8,000 Jews arrived in Israel from France with another 15,000 coming from eastern Europe.But some...

    Lawsuit: Trump Aide Funneled Mob-Linked Ukrainian Oligarch’s Fortune into U.S. Real Estate
    Mar31

    Lawsuit: Trump Aide Funneled Mob-Linked Ukrainian Oligarch’s Fortune into U.S. Real Estate

    mA senior aide to Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump helped a scandal-plagued Ukrainian oligarch with ties to political and criminal figures in Russia park millions of dollars in offshore real estate investments, according to documents released as part of a federal racketeering suit. The lawsuit, brought by former Ukrainian Prime...