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    Gatherings mark anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Mar18

    Gatherings mark anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    Gatherings mark 3rd anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    What Can We Know and When Can We Know It?
    Mar18

    What Can We Know and When Can We Know It?

    Is Devin Nunes gaslighting the Dems?With the House Intelligence Committee—Mr. Nunes is Chairman—scheduled to hold its first public hearing Monday on Russian hacking in the 2016 presidential election, the New York Times ran a story last week suggesting that the Democrats might bolt if it looked like the investigation was turning into a partisan...

    All Quiet on the German American Front
    Mar18

    All Quiet on the German American Front

    Jacob Heilbrunn Politics, Europe For now, Merkel is maintaining a stiff upper lip when it comes to the Trump administration. Angela Merkel was dubbed the leader of the free world on the eve of her visit to see Donald Trump. The stakes, we were told, could not be higher. The Atlantic alliance was at stake. The future of NATO in peril....

    Military Gains Bigger Voice As Pentagon Waits For Civilian Nominees
    Mar18

    Military Gains Bigger Voice As Pentagon Waits For Civilian Nominees

    WASHINGTON ― Thousands of American combat troops are fighting in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. Nuclear-armed North Korea is testing long-range missiles. Russian troops are battling alongside insurgents in eastern Ukraine while U.S. special forces are working with the Ukraine army. U.S. aircraft are tangling with Russian planes over Syria and...

    Trump Tells Merkel Of ‘Strong’ U.S. Support For NATO
    Mar18

    Trump Tells Merkel Of ‘Strong’ U.S. Support For NATO

    U.S. President Donald Trump gave NATO another strong endorsement but told visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Germany and other allies must do more to contribute to the alliance’s collective defense. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump Tells Merkel Of ‘Strong’ U.S. Support For NATO
    Mar18

    Trump Tells Merkel Of ‘Strong’ U.S. Support For NATO

    U.S. President Donald Trump gave NATO another strong endorsement but told visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Germany and other allies must do more to contribute to the alliance’s collective defense. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Common bonds aside, Trump and Merkel show little rapport
    Mar18

    Common bonds aside, Trump and Merkel show little rapport

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to sidestep their differences, but some awkward moments punctuated their first public appearance. Later, during a joint news conference, Trump pushed back against the notion in Europe that his “America First” agenda means he’s an isolationist,...

    German FM:  Europe, US Should Stick to Russia Sanctions
    Mar18

    German FM: Europe, US Should Stick to Russia Sanctions

    Europe and the United States should keep sanctions in place against Russia until there is progress in implementing the 2015 Minsk accords aimed at ending the violence in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said. Tensions are again running high between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists: Kyiv this week cut off...

    Hopes Fade for a Political Solution to the War in Ukraine
    Mar17

    Hopes Fade for a Political Solution to the War in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—A Russian bank in the historic heart of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, has become the epicenter of an escalating crisis that has Ukrainians doubting whether a political solution is still possible to end a three-year-old war against a combined force of pro-Russian separatists and Russian regulars. On March 13, protestors built a wall...

    Former Pentagon Official Urges US Support for Ukraine
    Mar17

    Former Pentagon Official Urges US Support for Ukraine

    As Russia becomes a hot-button issue in American politics, a former Pentagon official is urging the new Trump administration to pay more attention to the conflict in Ukraine. Michael Carpenter, a senior Defense Department official under former President Barack Obama who dealt with Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian affairs, described to VOA on...