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Finland Launches Bid to Join NATO, Declaring a ‘New Era’

Finland’s government announced on Sunday that it would apply for membership in NATO, a move that would end decades of strategic nonalignment and pave the way for one of the most significant expansions of the Western military alliance in years.

By |2022-05-15T18:21:12-05:00May 15th, 2022|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

As Russia menaces Ukraine’s east, Putin says peace talks hit ‘dead end’

As Russian forces pressed ahead Tuesday in their drive to seize the strategic southern port of Mariupol and encircle Ukrainian defenders in the country’s east, Russian President Vladimir Putin defended his invasion as a noble cause.

By |2022-04-12T19:42:19-05:00April 12th, 2022|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Biden says Putin ‘cannot remain in power’ in sweeping speech on Russian invasion of Ukraine

President Joe Biden on Saturday said Russian leader Vladimir Putin “cannot remain in power,” ratcheting up international pressure and further uniting NATO allies against Putin over his invasion of Ukraine.

By |2022-03-27T18:30:10-05:00March 27th, 2022|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Russian air force action increases despite flood of antiaircraft missiles into Ukraine

The air war over Ukraine appears to have entered a new phase, with the Russian air force boosting the number of flights it makes per day by 50 percent and deploying an increasing array of Russian drones and munitions over the battlefield, according to U.S. defense officials and military analysts.

By |2022-03-22T20:38:00-05:00March 22nd, 2022|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

An elite Ukrainian drone unit exploits the cover of night to destroy Russian tanks and trucks while their soldiers sleep, report says

An elite Ukrainian drone unit has been striking Russian targets with anti-tank grenades while troops sleep.

By |2022-03-20T18:39:51-05:00March 20th, 2022|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

Russian airstrike hits base in western Ukraine, kills 35

Waves of Russian missiles pounded a military training base close to Ukraine’s western border with NATO member Poland, killing 35 people. The strike followed Russian threats to target foreign weapon shipments that are helping Ukrainian fighters defend their country against Russia’s grinding invasion.

By |2022-03-13T18:32:37-05:00March 13th, 2022|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments

U.S., NATO balk at plan to send MiG-29 jets to Ukraine; defiant Zelenskyy vows ‘fight to the end’ : Live updates

A defiant Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy issued an impassioned plea for help to the world Tuesday, thanking the West for its support and saying his country would not yield to the overwhelming might of the Russian military.

By |2022-03-08T19:30:28-05:00March 8th, 2022|Defense, Foreign Policy|0 Comments
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