Russia

Biden Faces First Major Foreign Policy Test in Georgia

Admin urges all sides to deescalate while pro-Russia regime consolidates power

The Georgian government's Tuesday raid on the opposition party's headquarters and arrest of its leader, Nika Melia, threatens to cripple the only democracy in the South Caucasus and is an early foreign policy test for the Biden administration, which has yet to take any concrete action aimed at holding Georgia's pro-Russian government accountable for its crimes.

Twitter Removes Hundreds of Accounts Linked to Iran, Russia, Armenia

Rogue nations waging online disinformation campaigns

Twitter removed on Tuesday nearly 400 accounts that it says were part of "state-linked information operations" controlled by Iran, Russia, and Armenia. These accounts sought to influence the 2020 presidential election and surreptitiously promote information favorable to both the Russian and Armenian governments.

U.S. Sanctions 2020 Election Meddlers Tied to Giuliani

The Trump administration on Monday issued a fresh round of sanctions on a Russia-backed network of individuals who attempted to influence the 2020 election by spreading false information about Joe Biden, according to an announcement by the Treasury Department.

Trump Administration Finds Historic Success Rescuing American Hostages

Rescued Americans speak to Trump's efforts in returning them home safely

Bryan Nerren spent seven months detained in an Indian prison, unsure if or when he would see his family again.  "The experience was horrific, very difficult," said Nerren. "I was put in a cage, treated like the worst criminal in India."

Defense Bill Targets Wallets of Rogue States, Terrorists

Illicit finance measure would close loophole exploited by China, Iran, cartels, and terrorists

U.S. CapitolCongress is weighing new disclosure laws to close a financial loophole that has been exploited by the United States' enemies to fund terrorist and trafficking operations.