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After having proferred a few hasty comments about a number of military questions, President Trump left it to his Secretary of Defense, General James Mattis, to handle all the strategic and tactical aspects. The White House will specify the objectives and the political means, and the Pentagon will be given free reign concerning their implementation. This distinction between politics and the military did not exist in the Obama administration - the Pentagon had to submit all lethal action to the White House.

Trump – clarification?

The US Chief of Staff met with both his Russian and Turkish counterparts to discuss the conflict in Syria. But given Iran also has troops there why weren’t they invited?

Vladimir Putin Wants Americans to Know Clinton Campaign Advisers Met with the Russians

Vladimir Putin Wants Americans to Know Clinton Campaign Advisers Met with the Russians

Clinton’s campaign manager John Podesta is named as having facilitated a technology transfer that enhanced Russia’s military capability

Putin on the collapse of Western Civilization

Putin’s authority is growing. Not only did he stop extremism taking hold in Syria, what he says here will resonate with many ordinary people around the globe. Includes video

The Russian Scare

The Russian Scare

The Russians watch the new witch-hunt over the ocean with mild surprise. They did not know they were so formidable, so scary. Nor did I, writes Israel Shamir.

Russia deploys banned cruise missile ‘to pose a threat to NATO,’ U.S. general says

Even as NATO deploys its tanks, troops and planes right on Russia’s border, NATO generals still warn about the “threat” posed by Russia

‘Game changer’ Russian nuclear subs equipped with ‘SIZZLER’ missiles to destroy US Navy

RUSSIA is arming its nuclear submarines with deadly long range “Sizzler” missiles that are being promoted as “game-changers

CIA Leak: “Russian Election Hackers” May Work In Langley

The CIA, as well as other services, have whole databases of ‘stolen’ software and source code. Moon of Alabama explains that they may combine them in such a way that looks attributable to Russia

Drastic Changes in the Middle East Happen Unbelievably Fast

Drastic Changes in the Middle East Happen Unbelievably Fast

In 2015, then US President Obama predicted Russia would get stuck in Syria’s quagmire. How wrong he was as Russia now assumes a pivotal role in the region

Russian Hacking: Still No Hard Evidence That Putin Interfered In 2016 Election

Russian Hacking: Still No Hard Evidence That Putin Interfered In 2016 Election

Media speculation about Russian interference in the November elections continues — despite the fact that NO hard evidence has yet been produced to back those claims

CCTV catches Putin's driver crash in Moscow last Sept. Click to enlarge

Deep State War? Russian Officials Keep Dying Unexpectedly

Six Russian diplomats have died in the past 60 days. Are we witnessing a battle between the deep state and Russia or is this all just a freak coincidence?

Berlin. 2 May 1945. Soviet troops raise the Russian flag over the  Reichstag in Berlin. Click to enlarge

Marine Le Pen BLASTS EU for Russia sanctions & pledges ‘not to forget their WW2 sacrifice’

An estimated 25 million Russian died in World War II

'We die in Aleppo, you die here,' gunman reportedly shouts

REVEALED: CIA killed Russian Ambassadors

We had our suspicions about the recent string of deaths among Russian diplomats. So the assessment of Russian analyst, Valeriy Piakin, is entirely plausible

Brit arrested for cyber attack on a million German homes last year

Briton arrested for cyber attacks that Angela Merkel originally blamed on Russia

Planes, Tanks, Ships: Russian Military Gets Massive Upgrade

Advanced new weapons, thousands of new drones and the formation of three new divisions mark a sweeping upgrade in Russia’s combat capability

U.S. NATO’s Aerial Units In Europe. Now, The Helicopters Come In Waves After M1 Abrams.

We hope Trump is sincere in seeking rapprochement with Russia. Because NATO’s build-up in eastern Europe suggests otherwise

Russia’s new ICBMs can ‘rip apart’ US anti-missile systems – Deputy PM Rogozin

Russia’s new ICBMs can ‘rip apart’ US anti-missile systems – Deputy PM Rogozin

New generation of weapons will soon be joining Russia’s arsenal

Russia Planned Regime Change in Montenegro

Reports in the British media claim Russia ‘plotted to kill Montenegro’s PM and overthrow government to stop country joining Nato’

WW3 Watch: 3500 US Troops on Russian borders (Combat ready)

The build-up of Western troops and military equipment on Russia’s border continues

U.S. Abrams main battle tank leaves Riga port in Latvia, March 6 2015.

WW3 Watch: Russian Response to US Tanks in Poland

Footage of the build-up of U.S. arms and armour in Poland and eastern Europe

Moscow Vows to Take Measures in Response to NATO Buildup in Black Sea

Tensions escalate in the face of a NATO build-up in the Black Sea region