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US Russia Syrian Proxy War

By the very definition of a proxy war, the United States is very clearly engaged in one. We support the “moderate” Syrian rebel forces through weapons and training and we have been since around the beginning of the civil war. Some even believe that we helped start the civil war
Vladimir Putin Benjamin Netanyahu

On Tuesday Deputy Chief of General Staff for Russia will meet with Israel’s Chief of Staff, Major General Yair Golan, in Tel Aviv over regional coordination issues regarding Russia’s military activity in Syria.
Moving tanks to Eastern Europe is not a message to Russia

As the United States considers putting heavy weapons in Eastern European countries for the first time since the Cold War, most analysts and journalists are calling it a move intended to send a message to Russia and its Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. This is partially correct, but it’s not the
Su-24

Tensions between the United States and Russia continue to escalate. This time, it was a US Navy ship in international waters in the Black Sea that acted “aggressively” towards the Russian border that prompted the response: launching Su-24 jets to intercept the warship. No shots were fired and the USS
Iran has resumed nuclear talks with the P5+1

Iran has returned to the negotiating table with six world powers – the United States, China, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, and Germany – on Friday with a mere two months left to overcome the obstacles that are impeding a deal to curb the nation’s nuclear program. The seven nations
G20 leaders still want Putin to attend the upcoming summit

Despite the international outrage surrounding Russia’s involvement in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, G20 leaders still expect President Vladimir Putin to attend the forum’s summit in November. Australia, which will be hosting the gathering, said on Saturday that it was the “emphatic” wish of the G20 member nations that Russia’s
The Russians could be launching cyber attacks against US banks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced on Wednesday that it is currently working with the Secret Service to investigate a new wave of cyber attacks that have been directed at financial institutions in the United States, including JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the United States by assets. The
Russia has to remove its convoy from Ukraine or face more US sanctions

The United States has threatened to impose additional sanctions against Russia on Friday unless Russia removes a convoy that it claims is delivering humanitarian aid to Ukraine, but what the United States has called a “flagrant violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty”. Russia sent the trucks carrying supplies into the eastern part
Obama's Face of Disapproval

President Barack Obama has demanded that Russia stop supporting pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine after a Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down by a surface-to-air missile that was launched from rebel territory. The jet was carrying almost three-hundred people from eleven different countries, all of whom died. Obama has called the