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    Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women
    Mar02

    Sweden introduces military draft for both men and women

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Sweden’s left-leaning government introduced a military draft for both men and women Thursday because of what its defense minister called a deteriorating security environment in Europe and around Sweden. Sweden abolished compulsory military service for men in 2010 because there were enough volunteers to meet its...

    AG Jeff Sessions recuses himself from all investigations into Trump campaign
    Mar02

    AG Jeff Sessions recuses himself from all investigations into Trump campaign

    In a news conference Thursday afternoon, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised to recuse himself from any and all investigations that might occur into the Donald Trump for President campaign, including any investigations into possible contacts between the Russian government and that campaign. Sessions opened the news conference by strongly...

    Sweden revives military draft, eyeing resurgent Russia
    Mar02

    Sweden revives military draft, eyeing resurgent Russia

    Conscription was gradually watered down after the collapse of the Soviet Union, but a resurgent Russia and tensions over the conflict in Ukraine have left politicians on both sides of the aisle looking to boost military capability. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    This Russian diplomat has become poison for the Trump administration
    Mar02

    This Russian diplomat has become poison for the Trump administration

    A conversation with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, might as well be a death kiss for high-ranking officials in President Donald Trump’s embattled administration. On Wednesday, the Washington Post reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions twice met with Kislyak before the election, when Sessions was still...

    Jeff Sessions recuses himself from investigations into Trump’s ties to Russia
    Mar02

    Jeff Sessions recuses himself from investigations into Trump’s ties to Russia

    U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from federal investigations into the relationship between the Russian government and the Trump Administration Thursday, after a Washington Post article revealed the former senator had at least two meetings with the Russian ambassador he did not disclose to Congress. Sessions said that he had met...

    Sweden reinstates military draft over concerns about Russian aggression
    Mar02

    Sweden reinstates military draft over concerns about Russian aggression

    Moscow’s assertiveness in the Baltic and Ukraine rattles Stockholm. …read more Source: USA...

    Sessions holds press conference
    Mar02

    Sessions holds press conference

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions just called a surprise press conference. Maybe he has very big news for us, as the revelation that he lied to Congress about the two times he met with the Russian ambassador while he was also a prominent Trump campaign surrogate. Or maybe not. Watch with us here. It will be on the major cable news networks and also...

    Sweden reinstates the draft over concerns about Russia
    Mar02

    Sweden reinstates the draft over concerns about Russia

    Moscow’s assertiveness in the Baltic and Ukraine rattles Stockholm. …read more Source: USA...

    What Putin Is Up To
    Mar02

    What Putin Is Up To

    Each year on December 20, the Russian intelligence community pays homage to its enduring guardianship of the Motherland. It was on this date in 1917, six weeks after the Bolshevik Revolution, that Vladimir Lenin established the Cheka, an acronym for “Emergency Commission.” Over the ensuing decades, the commission’s nomenclature and...

    Jeff Sessions was a leading Russia hawk. Then he signed on with Donald Trump.
    Mar02

    Jeff Sessions was a leading Russia hawk. Then he signed on with Donald Trump.

    Last night, the Washington Post published an explosive report detailing how Jeff Sessions, while a senator, had two meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak — and failed to disclose them when asked, under oath, about the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. What makes the Sessions-Kislyak meetings even more remarkable is that Sessions,...