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The Russian Question - Foreign Policy (blog)

Moscow may no longer be a superpower, but its revanchist politics are unsettling the international order. How should Donald Trump deal with Vladimir Putin? By Niall Ferguson · facebook twitter reddit google-plus email. December 23, 2016. From the mid ...and more »

Putin reaches out to Trump for cooperation, calls Democrats sore losers - Washington Times

Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked to “restore the framework of bilateral cooperation” with the U.S. in a letter to President-elect Donald Trump — a note the transition team released Friday, the same day the Kremlin leader called American ...and more »

'Let it be an arms race': Donald Trump appears to double down on nuclear expansion - The Guardian

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump talks to members of the media at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters. The president-elect Donald Trump has stunned nuclear weapons experts by appearing to call for a renewed arms race on ...and more »

Donald Trump on Nukes: 'Let It Be an Arms Race' -

President-elect Donald Trump suggested Friday that he is willing to engage in "an arms race,” insisting that the United States will surpass its rivals and “outlast them all” in a push for global weapons dominance. "Let it be an arms race. We will ...and more »

Trump 'arms race' comment sows more doubt on nuclear policy - Reuters

WEST PALM BEACH (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump sowed more doubt about his position on nuclear proliferation on Friday, reportedly welcoming an arms race even as his spokesman insisted that an atomic weapons build-up was not likely to ...and more »

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin agree: Let's revive the nuclear arms race - Washington Post

This post has been updated. Russian President Vladimir Putin gave a speech Thursday in which he praised his country's military operations on behalf of the government of Syria and made a case for how Russia could become stronger. “We need to strengthen ...and more »

Trump Says US Would 'Outmatch' Rivals in a New Nuclear Arms Race - New York Times

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald J. Trump on Friday intensified his threat to “expand” America's nuclear arsenal, saying he was willing to restart a nuclear arms race even as he released a letter from President Vladimir V. Putin of ...and more »

Putin's Christmas Wish: Pain For The US Aircraft Industry - Forbes

Richard Aboulafia , Contributor I cover aircraft markets, industry dynamics and strategies. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Here in Costa Rica for Christmas, watching my kids play with their presents, I wonder what many must be ...and more »

Kissinger, a longtime Putin confidant, sidles up to Trump - Politico

Back in the 1990s, Henry Kissinger, the legendary former U.S. secretary of state-turned-global consultant, encountered an intriguing young Russian and proceeded to ask him a litany of questions about his background. “I worked in intelligence,” Vladimir ...and more »

Trump's Nuclear Weapons Tweet, Translated and Explained - New York Times

The last time the United States declared its nuclear weapons policy, in 2010, it required a year of deliberation and a fussed-over 64-page report to set it out. President-elect Donald J. Trump appears to have done so in only 140 characters, forcing ...and more »