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    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin
    Feb01

    Putin visit to Hungary reveals regional divide over Putin

    On one end of the spectrum is Hungary, where Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government is treating Putin’s visit Thursday as a major event, and where a refurbished memorial to Soviet soldiers who died in World War II was unveiled ahead of his visit. On the other is Poland, which is fearful of Russia’s resurgence and welcoming in...

    There Are the 5 Killer Weapons Russia Could Use to Crush Ukraine
    Feb01

    There Are the 5 Killer Weapons Russia Could Use to Crush Ukraine

    Robert Farley Security, Europe Over time, the once-robust Ukrainian defense industry may restore some of the Ukrainian military’s key capabilities. For now, Moscow continues to hold the most important cards. Because of Western reticence about transferring lethal arms to Kiev, as well as Ukraine’s dire economic situation, there is no...

    With His Power Unchecked, Michael Flynn Could Lead Trump Into War With Iran
    Feb01

    With His Power Unchecked, Michael Flynn Could Lead Trump Into War With Iran

    Within President Donald Trump’s inner circle, Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn may be down, but he is not out. He remains national security advisor, and his thinking clearly stands behind the recent, disturbing marginalization within the National Security Council of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., and of the...

    Heavy Fighting Flares Up In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Heavy Fighting Flares Up In Eastern Ukraine

    AVDIIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — Freezing and nerve-shattered residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up. Read More → …read more Source:...

    The Bogus ‘Credibility’ Argument and Hawkish Whining
    Feb01

    The Bogus ‘Credibility’ Argument and Hawkish Whining

    Arthur Herman and Lewis Libby recycle the very tired “credibility” argument once again: In retreating from the Middle East and abandoning Ukraine to Russian aggression, the Obama administration contended America wouldn’t lose prestige around the world. It was wrong. Asian powers, especially China, have noted the U.S. failure to enforce the...

    Heavy Fighting Continues in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Heavy Fighting Continues in Eastern Ukraine

    Freezing and nerve-shattered residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up. Heavy shelling of government-held Avdiivka, just north of the rebel stronghold city of Donetsk, began over the weekend and...

    In Ukraine, Soldiers’ Funerals, Food Distribution Amid New Outburst Of Fighting
    Feb01

    In Ukraine, Soldiers’ Funerals, Food Distribution Amid New Outburst Of Fighting

    Ukraine said on February 1 that one of its soldiers had been killed in the country’s east, where fighting between government forces and Russia-backed separatists has flared over the past four days. Ukrainian officials had reported the deaths of seven soldiers in the past few days, the highest casualty toll in weeks. Funerals were held on...

    It’s Putin’s World
    Feb01

    It’s Putin’s World

    In 2012, Vladimir Putin returned to the presidency after a four-year, constitutionally imposed hiatus. It wasn’t the smoothest of transitions. To his surprise, in the run-up to his inauguration, protesters filled the streets of Moscow and other major cities to denounce his comeback. Such opposition required dousing. But an opportunity...

    Russia-Backed Rebels, Troops Clash in Ukraine; 9 Dead, Dozens Hurt
    Feb01

    Russia-Backed Rebels, Troops Clash in Ukraine; 9 Dead, Dozens Hurt

    The violence in Ukraine has intensified, leaving at least nine people dead and dozens injured amid a new outbreak of fighting. …read more Source:...

    Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine

    Freezing and nerve-shattered residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up. …read more Source: FOX...