Russia, Turkey Agree to Create Buffer Zone in Syria’s Idlib

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian and Turkish troops are to enforce a new demilitarized zone in Idlib from which radical rebels will be required to withdraw, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart.

Intel Chair: FBI, Justice Corrupted for Political Spying

Devin Nunes

Democrats and their media allies seeking to advance a liberal political agenda corrupted the FBI and Justice Department in improperly spying on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence said this week.

Rep. Devin Nunes (R., Calif.), the intelligence panel head who has spearheaded an investigation into corruption at the FBI, also warned in a speech that China has emerged as the most serious strategic threat facing the United States.

Russian Bear Bombers Near Alaska Intercepted Again

U.S. F-22 intercepting a Russian Tu-95 bomber near Alaska on Sept. 11

For a second time in two weeks, U.S. F-22 jet fighters intercepted two Russian nuclear-capable bombers near Alaska, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said.

The bombers entered the U.S. air defense identification zone near mainland Alaska Tuesday around 10:00 pm eastern time, and were accompanied by two Su-35 Flanker fighter jets, the command said in a statement.