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    U.S. To Provide Ukraine With ‘Enhanced Defensive Capabilities’ To Deter Further ‘Aggression’
    Dec23

    U.S. To Provide Ukraine With ‘Enhanced Defensive Capabilities’ To Deter Further ‘Aggression’

    The United States says it has decided to provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities” to help it “deter further aggression” as it battles Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Officials: US agrees to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Dec23

    Officials: US agrees to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine

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    Marine commander warns Norway unit “there’s a war coming”
    Dec23

    Marine commander warns Norway unit “there’s a war coming”

    A unit of 300 U.S. Marines stationed in Norway to practice cold-weather operations and develop ally partnerships heard unexpected news Thursday, when the commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps told them to be prepared for something bigger. Much bigger. Gen. Robert Neller told Marines that “there’s a war coming,” according to Military.com, and...

    Marine commander warns Norway unit “there’s a war coming”
    Dec23

    Marine commander warns Norway unit “there’s a war coming”

    A unit of 300 U.S. Marines stationed in Norway to practice cold-weather operations and develop ally partnerships heard unexpected news Thursday, when the commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps told them to be prepared for something bigger. Much bigger. Gen. Robert Neller told Marines that “there’s a war coming,” according to Military.com, and...

    UK’s Johnson, On Moscow Visit, Tells Russia to Stop Meddling in Europe
    Dec22

    UK’s Johnson, On Moscow Visit, Tells Russia to Stop Meddling in Europe

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told his Russian counterpart on Friday he wanted to talk about difficult subjects such as Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and what he described as Russia’s destabilizing of the western Balkans. Johnson made the comments at the start of talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey...

    Russian Hackers Targeted More Than 200 Journalists Globally
    Dec22

    Russian Hackers Targeted More Than 200 Journalists Globally

    Russian television anchor Pavel Lobkov was in the studio getting ready for his show when jarring news flashed across his phone: Some of his most intimate messages had just been published to the web. Days earlier, the veteran journalist had come out live on air as HIV-positive, a taboo-breaking revelation that drew responses from hundreds of...

    What I Learned From a Wartime Christmas Eve
    Dec22

    What I Learned From a Wartime Christmas Eve

    Nolan Peterson Security, Perhaps, in the end, war is as perennial as any holiday and always will be. KYIV, Ukraine—The first time I ever saw a war, it was on Christmas Eve in 2009. At the time, I was a green Air Force special operations pilot on my first deployment to Afghanistan. I had already been in country for a few weeks, flying mostly day...

    Trump is building a wall — to protect his golf course from global warming
    Dec22

    Trump is building a wall — to protect his golf course from global warming

    Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We’re keeping track of all the ways his presidency veers from the norm in terms of policy and...

    Is Nikki Haley Angling for Rex Tillerson’s Job? (Or Trump’s?)
    Dec22

    Is Nikki Haley Angling for Rex Tillerson’s Job? (Or Trump’s?)

    The U.S. ambassador to the UN is wildly ambitious, and her political stock is on the rise. Back in October, Nikki Haley insisted that she didn’t want to take Rex Tillerson’s job. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations told CNN that she “would not take” the promotion to secretary of state even if President Trump offered it to her....

    UK’s Johnson, On Moscow Visit, Tells Russia to Stop Meddling in Europe
    Dec22

    UK’s Johnson, On Moscow Visit, Tells Russia to Stop Meddling in Europe

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson told his Russian counterpart on Friday he wanted to talk about difficult subjects such as Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and what he described as Russia’s destabilizing of the western Balkans. Johnson made the comments at the start of talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey...