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Geopolitics Alert Podcast: US-Russia Relations Under Trump & What That Means for the Mid East

In this episode of Geopolitics Alert, Jim and Randi discuss how US-Russia relations under Trump will be pretty much just more of the same thing. What does this mean for NATO and Ukraine? Will Syria finally see peace? All of our work unless otherwise noted is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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Russia Allegedly Violates Treaty With US by Deploying New Cruise Missiles

Washington D.C. (GPA) – Russia has allegedly finished the development of a new class of cruise missiles and deployed them in what may be a violation of a landmark arms control agreement between the Soviet Union and the US. The missiles had already been considered as a violation of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) […]

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NYT: Unlike Russian Wars, US Wars ‘Promote Freedom and Democracy’

New York (FAIR) – The New York Times, in its recent rebuff of comments President Donald Trump made about Russia, seems not to have evolved its understanding of US geopolitics past an 8th grade level. Trump had been asked by Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly (2/5/17) why he wouldn’t condemn Vladimir Putin, whom O’Reilly called a “killer.” “You […]

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Russian Air Defense Systems Protect American Military

Dubai – (SCF) The United Arab Emirates has deployed the AN/TPY-2 radar along with its THAAD battery operating near the coast. In 2011, the UAE became the first international customer to procure the advanced missile defense system designed to intercept short-range, medium-range, and some intermediate-range ballistic missiles from the United States. The initial contract included 48 missiles, 9 transporter erector […]

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US Intel Vets Demand Obama Show Proof of Russian Hacking or Admit It Doesn’t Exist

(ANTIMEDIA) Wasington – A group of intelligence, military, and diplomatic veterans known as Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, or VIPS, have signed a letter calling on President Barack Obama to release evidence regarding alleged Russian interference in the election. Otherwise, the letter asserts, the outgoing president must admit proof is lacking. VIPS was formed in 2003. […]

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Trump, Putin Teams Dispute Allegations of Upcoming Meeting

(teleSUR) Washington – While it doesn’t appear any formal meeting between the two has been set up, Trump has been very vocal about restoring relations between the two nations. A news report by the Sunday Times announcing an upcoming meeting between President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin has been debunked by both teams. […]

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Drain the Swamp? Two of Trump’s Top Picks Label Russia as ‘Major Threat’

(GPA) Washington – Today, in a move that shouldn’t surprise anyone paying attention, two of President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet picks continued the American military and intelligence tradition of labeling Russia among the top threats to The United States. In hearings on Capitol Hill today, critical opinions on US Russian relations were voiced by both Mike […]