'We Waited for Decades': Polish Govt Welcomes US Troops
Poland's top government leaders have welcomed U.S. troops to their country, a move that Russia denounces as a threat to its own interests and security
Recent Developments Surrounding the South China Sea
In comments that could raise the stakes in the South China Sea, Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state said the U.S. should stop Beijing from constructing artificial islands and deny it access to them
Kremlin Counts Days to Trump's Inauguration, Blasts Obama
With eager anticipation, the Kremlin is counting the days to Donald Trump's inauguration and venting its anger at Barack Obama's outgoing administration, no holds barred
Russia -US Ties Hard to Mend, Interests Differ Sharply
Some items on the Russia-US agenda as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office
Top NATO Official: US Troops in Poland Is 'Proportionate'
A top NATO official says the deployment of US troops in Poland at Russia's doorstep is a "proportionate and measured" move
Trump State Pick Irks Beijing, Muddles Policy on S China Sea
Donald Trump's choice for top U.S. diplomat has stoked confusion over South China Sea policy by appearing to advocate a blockade of Chinese man-made islands
Trump's Pentagon Pick Cruises Toward Likely Confirmation
Retired Gen. James Mattis cruises toward likely confirmation as Donald Trump's defense secretary, overwhelmingly prevailing in a Senate vote granting him an exemption to run the Pentagon as a recently retired officer
Sec. of State Pick Rex Tillerson Grilled by Marco Rubio
Sen. Rubio pummeled Trump's secretary of state pick over his relationship with Vladimir Putin.
Analysis: Rex Tillerson Is More Hawkish Than Expected But Still Good News for Russia
Rex Tillerson ’s nomination as Donald Trump’s secretary of state has been described by some analysts as a gift for the Kremlin. The oil executive worked profitably for years with Russia’s leadership as head of ExxonMobil, and has been an open proponent of lifting American sanctions on Moscow.