In sheer numbers, U.S. and NATO forces far outstrip Russia’s military

While war is not solely a game of numbers, having a numerical superiority in firepower is certainly an advantage. So how do the US and NATO forces stack up against those of Russia?

The war in Ukraine: Questions and answers

Russia’s unprovoked attack unified Europe and NATO and prompted unprecedented sanctions aimed at crippling the Russian economy and forcing Vladimir Putin to the negotiating table.

‘Putin chose this war’: Biden imposes new sanctions on Russia for Ukraine invasion

Biden said that the new sanctions will “impose severe costs on the Russian economy, both immediately and over time.”

Biden faces pressure to address May 1 Afghanistan withdrawal deadline

President Joe Biden is facing pressure to decide whether to abide by the May 1 deadline negotiated by the Trump administration to fully withdraw remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Despite initially hinting interest in meeting the May deadline, President Biden…

Van Hollen and Graham seek sanctions against Turkey for attack on Kurds

WASHINGTON — Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham intend to press next week for the passage of a bipartisan bill that would impose severe sanctions on Turkey for its attack on Kurdish forces in Syria…

Turkish government jails editor on terror charges

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By NICOLE REISINGER Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – In 2011, Murat Sabuncu,…

Maryland’s Cardin emerging as leading Trump foreign policy critic

WASHINGTON – After introducing sanctions legislation on Russia and opposing Donald Trump’s nomination of Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is emerging as a leading Democratic critic of the president’s foreign policy. “I think there’s a…

Turkey’s War on Journalism

Hatice Duman is the longest serving of Turkey’s many imprisoned journalists.