Russia will deploy its military police on the Golan Heights frontier between Syria and Israel, its defense ministry said on Thursday, after weeks of mounting volatility in the area.
Russia just unloaded $80 billion in US debt. A US Treasury report naming those countries that are the largest holders of US bonds includes 33 countries, and for the first time Russia is no longer on it.
President Trump’s proposal for a follow-up summit this fall with Russian President Vladimir Putin is supported by a majority of Americans, according to a poll released Monday afternoon.
“The hatred for the president is so intense that partisans would rather risk war than give diplomacy a chance,” Paul said.
Throughout history, including during the height of the Cold War, both sides maintained constant dialogue and communications. Even during the Cuban Missile Crisis, we had diplomatic relations and constant communications. Foreign policy is difficult. It comes in many shades of gray, and those who treat it as a team sport do harm to our safety and to our politics.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) says Russia isn’t ever going to admit to interfering in the 2016 US presidential election, while also stating NATO expansion stimulated nationalism in Russia and helped lead to the rise of Vladimir Putin.
At this time of dangerously crisis-ridden relations between the United States and Russia, the American Committee for East-West Accord urges President Trump and President Putin, at their meeting on July 16, to find ways to diminish the conflicts and increase cooperation between our two countries.
Whatever the truth of varied charges that Russia interfered with the election, there should be no doubt that America’s digital-age infrastructure for the electoral process is in urgent need of protection.
Human rights activists petition the court to cease Israeli arms exports to Ukraine since some of these weapons reach neo-Nazi elements in Ukraine’s security forces.
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