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    China Is Studying Russia’s Syrian Gambit
    Mar27

    China Is Studying Russia’s Syrian Gambit

    Lyle J. Goldstein Security, Asia Beijing may take lessons from the Kremlin’s new paradigm for military intervention. It has long been recognized that the closer alignment between Moscow and Beijing that goes back nearly three decades now provides each with ample political and diplomatic benefits. A less well explored aspect of the...

    NATO Braces for Putin’s Next Military Move in Eastern Europe
    Mar27

    NATO Braces for Putin’s Next Military Move in Eastern Europe

    KYIV, Ukraine—Since 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military aggression in Ukraine has rearranged the national defense chessboards of countries across Eastern Europe. In turn, the NATO military alliance has deployed weapons and troops eastward, to “make clear that an attack on one Ally would be considered an attack on the whole...

    Trump world worries that Manafort’s partner will sing about much more than Manafort to Mueller
    Mar27

    Trump world worries that Manafort’s partner will sing about much more than Manafort to Mueller

    Rick Gates is not the household name that his former partner and Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort has become—that is, unless you’re a denizen of the White House. Gates is apparently getting plenty of mentions in the West Wing as Donald Trump and his associates fret over how much damage he can do to Team Trump as a cooperating witness in...

    Trump’s ‘Good Relationship’ With Russia Is Slipping Away
    Mar27

    Trump’s ‘Good Relationship’ With Russia Is Slipping Away

    Donald Trump says building a “good relationship” with Russia isn’t about his interests, but America’s. Russia “can help solve problems with North Korea, Syria, Ukraine, ISIS, Iran and even the coming Arms Race,” the president noted last week in explaining why he had congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in an unfree election.On...

    Canada joins U.S., Europe in expelling Russian spies for British poison attack
    Mar26

    Canada joins U.S., Europe in expelling Russian spies for British poison attack

    OTTAWA — Four Russian spies based in Canada have been ordered out of the country as Western governments seek to condemn the Kremlin’s alleged involvement in the poisoning of a former Russian agent and his daughter in Britain. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the expulsions Monday as the U.S. and more than a dozen...

    Rubin: What are the costs of President Donald Trump’s dogged pursuit of Vladimir Putin?
    Mar26

    Rubin: What are the costs of President Donald Trump’s dogged pursuit of Vladimir Putin?

    Want to view the costs of President Donald Trump’s persistent pursuit of Vladimir Putin? Look no further than Syria, where the Kremlin is determined to drive out U.S. forces that are assisting the Syrian Kurds who defeated ISIS. The consequence would be a likely return of jihadis to Syria along with a strengthening of Iranian influence....

    Russia Closes Consulate in Seattle, Asks for Tips on Which U.S. Diplomats to Expel
    Mar26

    Russia Closes Consulate in Seattle, Asks for Tips on Which U.S. Diplomats to Expel

    The U.S., Germany, France, other EU countries and Ukraine have all announced they are expelling Russian diplomats. …read more Source:...

    U.S. to Expel 60 Russian Intelligence Agents, Close Seattle Consulate
    Mar26

    U.S. to Expel 60 Russian Intelligence Agents, Close Seattle Consulate

    The Trump administration carried out a mass expulsion of Russian intelligence officers from the United States on Monday in retaliation for Moscow’s assassination attempt against a defector in Britain. The 60 officers include 48 embassy and consulate officials and 12 Russians working at the Russian mission to the United Nations, said...

    Spain breaks up cybercrime gang after $1.2 billion spree
    Mar26

    Spain breaks up cybercrime gang after $1.2 billion spree

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Police in Spain have captured a cybercrime gang made up of Ukrainians and Russians that allegedly stole more than 1 billion euros ($1.24 billion) from financial institutions worldwide in a five-year spree, authorities said Monday. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Spain breaks up cybercrime gang after $1.2 billion spree
    Mar26

    Spain breaks up cybercrime gang after $1.2 billion spree

    Police in Spain have captured a cybercrime gang made up of Ukrainians and Russians that allegedly stole more than 1 billion euros ($1.24 billion) from financial institutions worldwide in a … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...