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    Top U.S. Senator Suggests Empowering Trump Officials Who Are Tough On Russia 
    Feb09

    Top U.S. Senator Suggests Empowering Trump Officials Who Are Tough On Russia 

    A top U.S. senator has suggested lawmakers should empower officials in Donald Trump’s administration whose views on Russia diverge sharply from those voiced by the president. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UK, France Scramble Jets to Monitor Russian Bombers Near Their Airspace
    Feb09

    UK, France Scramble Jets to Monitor Russian Bombers Near Their Airspace

    Britain said Thursday that it had scrambled an unspecified number of Typhoon aircraft to monitor two Russian Blackjack bombers that flew near British airspace. The incident was the latest example of Russian jets flying near to Britain, often as a way of testing the response time of their British counterparts. “We can confirm that quick...

    Does Ukraine feel abandoned by West?
    Feb09

    Does Ukraine feel abandoned by West?

    When Nikki Haley delivered her maiden speech before the UN Security Council last week, a collective dropping of jaws might have been heard both in European capitals and in the offices of multilateral institutions such as NATO. …read more Source:...

    NATO offers unanimous support for Ukraine amid renewed violence
    Feb09

    NATO offers unanimous support for Ukraine amid renewed violence

    Eric DuVallFeb. 9 (UPI) — All 28 NATO states pledged their support for Ukraine in the face of renewed violence by Russian-backed separatists in the worst fighting in the region in years. …read more Source: United Press...

    Trump and Trudeau to meet next week
    Feb09

    Trump and Trudeau to meet next week

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading to Washington, D.C. for his first face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump, the political force that embodies the philosophical antithesis of the Canadian leader’s political career. Trudeau’s office put to rest weeks of speculation over when, exactly, the two figures would meet on...

    Don’t Retire the National Security Act
    Feb09

    Don’t Retire the National Security Act

    At age seventy, the National Security Act of 1947 is now well past the normal retirement age, but, like many other Baby Boomers, it is still working full-time. As the Trump revolution unfolds should we expect to see it junked? Even before Trump there were calls to update the fundamental statutory basis for national security decision and...

    GOP senators to Trump: Putin is not your friend
    Feb09

    GOP senators to Trump: Putin is not your friend

    Nine Republican senators urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to take a harder line on Russia, the clearest evidence yet that Trump struck a major nerve with members of his own party when he refused to label Vladimir Putin a killer over the weekend.The senators’ letter to Trump, led by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), also shows that more...

    How Russia Became the Leader of the Global Christian Right
    Feb09

    How Russia Became the Leader of the Global Christian Right

    In early April 2014, as the post-Cold War order roiled in the aftermath of Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula—the first forced annexation in Europe since the Second World War—Pat Buchanan asked a question. Taking to the column-inches at Townhall, Buchanan wondered aloud: “Whose side is God on now?” As Moscow swamped...

    Russians Who Once Protested Putin Have This Advice For Americans Troubled By Trump
    Feb09

    Russians Who Once Protested Putin Have This Advice For Americans Troubled By Trump

    MOSCOW ― “Rossiya bez Putina!” “Rossiya bez Putina!” “Russia without Putin!” “Russia without Putin!”In today’s Putin-dominated world, it’s difficult to imagine a time when chants calling for a Russia sans Vladimir could be a reality, when the Russian president wasn’t automatically deemed a force for global order (or disorder)....

    Kremlin Criticizes Sanctions After U.S. Senators Submit Legislation
    Feb09

    Kremlin Criticizes Sanctions After U.S. Senators Submit Legislation

    Russia has reiterated its opposition to the use of sanctions in international affairs, saying they are “rather destructive and harmful to both sides.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...