The Pentagon has announced an escalation of nuclear weapons development, raising concerns about the potential for more war.
The administration says the Kremlin must be persuaded it would face "unacceptably dire costs" if it were to threaten even a limited nuclear attack in Europe.
Both Barack Obama and Donald Trump resisted sending weapons to Ukraine. Then the investigation into Trump-Russia collusion was launched.
The long-awaited move deepens America's involvement in the military conflict and may further strain relations with Russia.
Recently declassified material shows how the U.S. manipulated foreign governments through ostensibly well-meaning organizations.
Russia has become the villain in virtually every bad thing that happens, and U.S. dissidents are being treated as "fellow travelers."
Russia will ask the Security Council to send peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine, a development greeted by Germany as a new opportunity for detente.
U.S. society has been moving rightward for decades—and pulling much of Europe with it.
The U.S. national security establishment has inflated the threat of the North Korean nuclear program.
Since the election, some U.S. media and tech companies are using "fake news" hysteria to establish a Ministry of Truth.