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    NATO Meeting Attended By By Mattis To Tackle Defense Spending, Terrorism
    Feb15

    NATO Meeting Attended By By Mattis To Tackle Defense Spending, Terrorism

    NATO defense ministers are expected to discuss defense spending and the fight against terrorism at a Brussels meeting attended for the first time by the new U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Flynn episode ‘darkens the cloud’ of Russia that hangs over Trump administration
    Feb15

    Flynn episode ‘darkens the cloud’ of Russia that hangs over Trump administration

    By Rosalind S. Helderman and Tom Hamburger, Washington Post Once again, Donald Trump is embroiled in controversy related to Russia. The ouster of Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, caught by intelligence agencies speaking with the Russian ambassador about U.S. sanctions and then misleading administration officials about the...

    As Romania Battles Corruption
    Feb15

    As Romania Battles Corruption

    By Joseph Vann and Valbona ZeneliCorruption is the most underrated international security threat of our time. Every day, major corruption cases are splashing on the front pages of newspapers around the world. Thankfully, corruption is no longer perceived as a “victimless” crime, but as an infringement on the fundamental human right to equal...

    Canadian troops prepare to leave for Ukraine despite uncertainty over mission
    Feb15

    Canadian troops prepare to leave for Ukraine despite uncertainty over mission

    OTTAWA — Some 200 soldiers from Edmonton are preparing to deploy to Ukraine — though with everyone waiting to see whether the mission there will be extended, exactly how long they will be staying is anyone’s guess. Canada, Britain and the United States have had military trainers in Ukraine since the summer of 2015, after Russia annexed...

    Russian cloud over Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit
    Feb15

    Russian cloud over Trump not likely to fade with Flynn exit

    WASHINGTON — Questions about the Trump administration’s ties to Russia are hardly going to disappear with the firing of national security adviser Michael Flynn. Investigations are underway, and more are likely by the new administration and on Capitol Hill. U.S. agencies, including the FBI, have been probing Russian interference in the 2016...

    Flynn departure erupts into a full-blown crisis for Trump White House
    Feb15

    Flynn departure erupts into a full-blown crisis for Trump White House

    By Abby Phillip,Karen DeYoung and Jenna Johnson, (c) 2017, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s ouster of national security adviser Michael T. Flynn, and the circumstances leading up to it, have quickly become a major crisis for the fledgling administration, forcing the White House on the defensive and precipitating the...

    Did Trump Aides Speak With Russian Intelligence Before the Election?
    Feb15

    Did Trump Aides Speak With Russian Intelligence Before the Election?

    If the leaks that doomed Michael Flynn were a signal from the intelligence community, perhaps the message they intended to carry was: You ain’t seen nothing yet.The national security adviser’s abrupt resignation Monday night, which the White House says was a firing, came after it became clear that Flynn had lied to the public and to...

    Russia’s Best Fighter Jet Ever: The MiG-21?
    Feb15

    Russia’s Best Fighter Jet Ever: The MiG-21?

    Robert Farley Security, And it might even fly for 100 years… The MiG-21 currently serves in eighteen air forces worldwide, including two members of NATO (Romania and Croatia). Fishbeds flew in about forty other air forces (counting is difficult because sometimes countries ceased to exist before the MiGs that served them) since 1960. The...

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints
    Feb15

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Tensions with Russia are rising on another front. The New York Times reports that Moscow has deployed a new ground-launched cruise missile, ignoring U.S. complaints that it violates a 1987 treaty. The Obama administration objected to the missile during its testing phase in 2014 and 2015. Five hundred...

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints
    Feb15

    News Wrap: Russia reportedly deployed new missile, ignoring U.S. complaints

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: Tensions with Russia are rising on another front. The New York Times reports that Moscow has deployed a new ground-launched cruise missile, ignoring U.S. complaints that it violates a 1987 treaty. The Obama administration objected to the missile during its testing phase in 2014 and 2015. Five hundred...