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    Russian official: Was Nikki Haley reading Samantha Power's speech?
    Feb03

    Russian official: Was Nikki Haley reading Samantha Power's speech?

    A Russian official on Thursday blasted the new U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations for her forceful condemnation of Moscow’s actions in Eastern Ukraine.Russian Senator Alexey Pushkov drew parallels between Nikki Haley’s remarks and the strong… …read more Source: The...

    Haley: 'I must condemn the aggressive actions of Russia'
    Feb03

    Haley: 'I must condemn the aggressive actions of Russia'

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley condemned Thursday Russia’s geopolitical maneuver in Eastern Ukraine, stating that Moscow’s aggressive behavior “demands clear and strong condemnation.””I must condemn the aggressive actions of… …read more Source: The...

    U.S. condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine
    Feb03

    U.S. condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine

    US Ambassador Nikki Haley condemns Russia’s ‘aggressive actions’ in Ukraine and pledges strong US support to Kiev even as the new US administration seeks to improve ties with Russia. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Trump’s U.N. Envoy, Nikki Haley, Condemns Russia’s ‘Aggressive Actions’ in Ukraine
    Feb03

    Trump’s U.N. Envoy, Nikki Haley, Condemns Russia’s ‘Aggressive Actions’ in Ukraine

    Ms. Haley made it clear at an open briefing of the United Nations Security Council that American sanctions imposed on Russia would remain in place. …read more Source: The New York...

    When does tough diplomatic talk go too far?
    Feb03

    When does tough diplomatic talk go too far?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Now, barely two weeks into his term, President Trump has shaken up global affairs through a series of unilateral legal and diplomatic moves and some blunt talk and tweets. Longstanding American allies and adversaries are asking what the new administration has in mind for its relations abroad. One of several clues, Iran’s...

    The ABCs of Russian Military Power: A Primer for the New Administration
    Feb03

    The ABCs of Russian Military Power: A Primer for the New Administration

    Michael Kofman Security, Eurasia What the new Pentagon needs to know. The current confrontation in U.S.-Russia relations, and increasing antagonism in the relationship, makes it difficult to separate structural changes in the European security environment from politically charged sources of conflict. Yet these changes have been profound, dating...

    Haley ‘condemns’ Russia in first U.N. Security Council appearance
    Feb03

    Haley ‘condemns’ Russia in first U.N. Security Council appearance

    Doug G. WareFeb. 2 (UPI) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley made her first appearance at the U.N. Security Council Thursday, where she condemned Russia for ongoing fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: United Press...

    Artillery salvos shake eastern Ukraine on fifth day of escalated fighting
    Feb03

    Artillery salvos shake eastern Ukraine on fifth day of escalated fighting

    Shelling appeared to intensify after nightfall on Thursday and both sides reported civilian deaths …read more Source:...

    News of the Day From Around the World, Feb. 3
    Feb03

    News of the Day From Around the World, Feb. 3

    Yemeni security officials say they suspect U.S. warships have been firing cannons and rockets targeting al Qaeda militants in the country’s southern coastal areas. Al Qaeda in Yemen, considered by Washington to be one of the most dangerous of the group’s offshoots, has exploited the chaos of Yemen’s civil war to seize territory....

    Latest violence in Ukraine could be test for Trump administration
    Feb03

    Latest violence in Ukraine could be test for Trump administration

    On Ukraine’s frozen battlefield, government forces and separatists are fighting once again …read more Source:...