Friday, November 15, 2019

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Russians Add Digital Warfare to Their ‘Back-to-Africa’...

Russian President Vladimir Putin convened the first Russia-Africa Summit, signaling his intent to once again make Russia a major player on...

Trump Calls Out Russian Actions Abroad, Strangely...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ahead of a crucial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump stopped short Thursday of condemning Moscow for...

Poll: Republicans Deem Obama an Imminent Threat...

In another sign that Republicans’ disdain for President Obama is nonsensical, a new poll showed that a third of party members consider Russian president Vladimir...

Putin Makes Bold Moves in Cuba, Forgiving...

While the U.S. relations with Cuba continue to be stuck in a 52-year holding pattern defined by the trade embargo, Russia is radically tightening...

In Symbolic Move, Russia And China Announce...

In a symbolic move that could have far-reaching implications, Russia and China made a bold statement that they are ready to stop the domination...

US Makes Plans to Send Forces to...

Although President Obama has repeatedly pledged that the standoff with Russia over Ukraine will not lead to military action, Poland's defense minister yesterday indicated...

Tensions Escalate Between US and Russia as...

As the tensions between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists escalated into violence that killed three militants and wounded 13, Russian President Vladimir Putin...

After Crimea, Now Unrest in Ukraine Leads...

First it was Crimea, now it's Ukraine. Just weeks after Russia used unrest in Crimea as an invitation to invade and annex the peninsula—drawing a...

Crimea Votes to Join Russia and the...

Now that the people of  Crimea yesterday voted in overwhelming numbers—more than 93 percent—to secede from Ukraine and join Russia, Russian President Vladimir Putin must...

While Russian Troops Move Into Ukraine, Putin...

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in the face of international pressure and protest, claims that the Russian forces who have moved into Ukraine are not...

Obama Warns Russia to Refrain From Military...

As the political environment in Ukraine grows increasingly unstable, President Obama yesterday warned Russian President Vladimir Putin to refrain from violating the "sovereignty and...

McCain Uses Russian Website to Refute Putin’s...

Russian President Vladimir Putin used the Op-ed page of the New York Times last week to directly address the American people and challenge President...

Is Obama Playing Chess on Syria While...

It seems that President Obama has either dodged a major bullet or he has been playing chess while everyone else is playing checkers. Tuesday night...

Putin Issues Direct Challenge, Rebukes Obama in...

Russian President Vladimir Putin used his recent emergence as an international peacekeeper and diplomat in the Syrian crisis to throw a challenge in President...

Syria Considers Proposal to Turn Over Chemical...

As the White House weighs Syria's possible acceptance of a proposal to relinquish its chemical weapons arsenal to the international community for eventual destruction,...

Obama Considers Canceling Talks With Putin Over...

As the international crisis created by fugitive NSA data leaker Edward Snowden drags out, the United States is digging into its arsenal of tools to...

Edward Snowden Still Weighing Venezuela’s Asylum Offer

National Security Agency leaker  Edward Snowden has not yet formally accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela, according to WikiLeaks. The announcement was made today to...

Snowden, Stranded in Russian Airport, Has Asylum...

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is finding that his options for political asylum are narrowing after he sent asylum requests to 21 countries and many of...

In ‘Icy’ Encounter, Obama and Putin Differ...

In a meeting described by  reporters as tense and uncomfortable, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin came together at the G-8 summit in...