Tag Archives: Russia

Fact Check: Trump Touts His Own Record While Abroad By
In his speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday during his first foreign trip as president, Trump claimed to have accomplished record spending on the armed forces, even though Congress has yet to pass a budget that reflects his plans and...
Will Venezuela Be The Battleground In The Next U.S.-Russia Proxy War? By
CHILE — There’s no denying that Venezuela is deeply embroiled in a significant crisis. While most are aware of the country’s recent string of violent protests, food shortages and government crackdowns on opposition protesters, few are aware of the opposition’s...
Trump-Russia Scandal Distracts From Latest Syria Bombing, Troop Surge In Afghanistan By
MINNEAPOLIS– U.S. media has been abuzz with the latest controversy to strike the Trump administration, centering around accusations that the president attempted to impede the disgraced former Director of the FBI James Comey from fully investigating the administration’s...
Russia: US Attack On Syrian Pro-Government Forces Killed Civilians By
Russia has condemned a US coalition attack on Wednesday that it claims had hit civilians, Russian news agencies reported. Gennady Gatilov, Russia’s deputy foreign minister, was quoted as saying by state-run RIA Novosti in Geneva that the attack would not help efforts...
As The CIA Resumes Arming Rebels, Trump Escalates Proxy War In Syria By
Back in February, it was quietly reported that the CIA had discontinued its support program to rebels in Syria. A month later, a knowledgeable source from the region disclosed to me that the Trump administration and the Saudi defense minister, Prince Mohammed bin Salman,...
Former FBI Director Mueller Named Special Counsel For Russia Election Probe By
In a move likely to have far-reaching effects on US policy, particularly as it relates to relations with Russia, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has appointed a special counsel to oversee the federal investigation into the allegations Russia attempted to influence...
Israel May Be Behind Laptop Ban On Mideast Airlines By
US news reports say Israel was the source of intelligence that President Donald Trump disclosed to the Russians during a White House meeting last week, igniting further controversy for the beleaguered administration. According to a New York Times report on Tuesday, Israel...
Justin Amash First To Break With Republicans Over Trump Impeachment By
In what may be the most material development of the day, moments ago GOP Representative Justin Amash (R-Mich.) said the report that President Trump pressured ousted FBI Director James Comey to end an investigation would merit impeachment if true, becoming the first Republican...
NSA To Expand Surveillance Of U.S., Foreign Elections Over “Russian Hacker” Fears By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Last Tuesday, during his testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, National Security Agency director Admiral Mike Rogers echoed the previous testimonies given by former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and other U.S. law enforcement...
U.S. Destabilizes Venezuela, Syria To Retain Hegemony In Global Oil, Gas Markets By
CHILE (ANALYSIS) — Separated by thousands of miles and embroiled in ostensibly unique conflicts – a “civil war” and a “political crisis,” respectively – the troubling situations in both Syria and Venezuela share more similarities than differences. These...