Rep. Duncan Hunter (R., Calif.) urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday to pursue funding for the U.S. Coast Guard to purchase new ice-capable vessels to counter Russia’s military buildup in the Arctic.
Russia’s combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
President Donald Trump picked Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to replace Michael Flynn as his national security adviser on Monday.
Whoever leaked intelligence about former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s conversation with a Russian official could face decades of jail time if discovered.
The Russian government ordered its state-run media to scale back favorable coverage of President Donald Trump amid rising unease among senior Russian officials that the U.S. administration may not be as amicable as expected.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis said Thursday that the United States is not ready to collaborate with Russia militarily to fight threats like the Islamic State and other terrorist groups.