Bolton in Moscow: U.S. bound by INF but Russia, China, Iran, N. Korea are not

Bolton in Moscow: U.S. bound by INF but Russia, China, Iran, N. Korea are not

by WorldTribune Staff, October 23, 2018 The United States plans to pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty because Russia is violating the pact, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said. With Russia in violation, “there was only one country in the world bound by the INF Treaty and that was the United […]

Israel threatens Syria’s S-300s; State Dept. calls delivery a ‘serious escalation’ if true

Israel threatens Syria’s S-300s; State Dept. calls delivery a ‘serious escalation’ if true

by WorldTribune Staff, October 3, 2018 Russia on Oct. 2 said that it had completed delivery of the S-300 missile system to Syria, a move the U.S. said would be a “serious escalation” of tensions in the region. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the S-300 has been delivered and that work on preparation and […]

Russia to send advanced missile system to Syria

Russia to send advanced missile system to Syria

by WorldTribune Staff, September 25, 2018 Russia will within the next two weeks send the S-300 air defense missile system to Syria, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Sept. 24. The delivery of the advanced missile defense system to Syria is “an adequate response” to Israel’s role in the downing of a Russian IL-20 last week, Shoigu […]

Russia seethes as Finland says it could join NATO

Russia seethes as Finland says it could join NATO

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2018 Finland has indicated that it could join NATO, a move that would enrage Russia which would consider it an encroachment on its sphere of influence, a report said. President Sauli Niinisto on Aug. 25 said that Finland’s NATO membership is a possibility, Yle Uutiset television reported. Traditionally neutral Finland and […]

Mattis: U.S.-Russia military collaboration not possible at this time

Mattis: U.S.-Russia military collaboration not possible at this time

by WorldTribune Staff, February 17, 2017 Military collaboration between the United States and Russia against Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria is unlikely anytime soon, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said. “We are not in a position right now to collaborate on a military level. But our political leaders will engage and try to find […]

Russia reports U.S. ‘closer’ to joining forces in Aleppo after talks

Russia reports U.S. ‘closer’ to joining forces in Aleppo after talks

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2016 Russia says it is almost ready to join forces with the United States in the ongoing battle for Aleppo, Syria. “Step by step we are getting closer to the situation in which – and I’m only speaking about Aleppo here – we will be able to begin battling together […]