The United States is announcing a second round of sanctions on Russia for its use of a ‘novichok’ nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal.
The secrecy surrounding this work has long raised suspicions – among many nations – that a global nuclear test ban treaty is being violated.
"This is the saddest media spectacle I’ve ever seen, since I began practicing journalism in 2005."
Criminal insanity in Washington is bipartisan.
“We will move forward with developing our own military response options and will work with NATO and our other allies and partners to deny Russia any military advantage from its unlawful conduct.”
"When he takes the interpreter's notes and wants to destroy them so no one can see what was said, and the written transcript... it raises serious questions about the relationship between this president and Putin."
Russia’s presence in the Caribbean now highlights the need for the United States to enlarge security cooperation, including drug prohibition, intelligence and cybersecurity support for many Latin American and Caribbean states.