Christie: We Need a Military Approach to China

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he hasn't yet decided whether to launch a campaign for the Republican nomination for president. But he sounded an awful lot like a candidate at a town hall event Monday evening. Christie peppered his responses with phrases like "if I'm president" as he answered questions on domestic and foreign policy for nearly two hours at the Village Trestle, a bar in Goffstown, New Hampshire. He later attended a house party at the Bedford home of New Hampshire business ...
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Jeb Bush: Putin is a “Bully” who only Understands Force

http://youtu.be/70usCx-_K0s The United States should consider sending thousands more U.S. troops along with NATO forces to Eastern Europe to match the strength Russian President Vladimir Putin is amassing along the former Soviet bloc nations’ eastern border, Republican Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Wednesday. Capping the two-day German leg of a European trip aimed at bolstering the former Florida governor’s foreign policy credentials, Bush said Putin is “a bully,” who can only be co...
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US Army Commander: Russia is Threat to Europe

The commander of the US army in Europe has warned that Nato must remain united in the face of a “real threat” from Russia. “It’s not an assumption. There is a Russian threat,” Lt-Gen Frederick “Ben” Hodges said. “You’ve got the Russian ambassador threatening that Denmark will be a nuclear target if it participates in any missile defence programme. And when you look at the unsafe way Russian aircraft are flying without transponders in proximity to civilian aircraft, that’s not professional ...
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Putin Warns Israel Against Selling Arms to Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Israel against selling arms to the Ukraine in response to Russia's decision to green-light the sale of an advanced missile defense system to Iran. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the deal, saying it would only bolster Iran's regional aggressions. “It’s the Israeli leadership’s choice. It’s their right to do what they think is appropriate. If (the arms they choose to sell) are lethal weapons, I think it will be counterproductive. It ...
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Russian General Warns NATO over Missile Shield

Russia’s top general warned European countries planning to host installations for a U.S.-led missile-defense shield that Russian forces would be forced to target them. “Nonnuclear powers where missile-defense installations are being installed have become the objects of priority response,” Gen. Valery Gerasimov said, referring to Poland and Romania. The comments came at a defense conference in Moscow where a series of high-level Russian leaders repeatedly warned of perceived threats that th...
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Putin Threatens to use Nuclear Force in Baltics

Russia has threatened to use “nuclear force” to defend its annexation of Crimea and warned that the “same conditions” that prompted it to take military action in Ukraine exist in the three Baltic states, all members of Nato. According to notes made by an American at a meeting between Russian generals and US officials – and seen by The Times newspaper - Moscow threatened a “spectrum of responses from nuclear to non-military” if Nato moved more forces into Lithuania, Latvia and Esto...
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Russian Analyst Suggests Attack on Yellowstone

A Russian geopolitical analyst says the best way to attack the United States is to detonate nuclear weapons to trigger a supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park or along the San Andreas fault line on California's coast. The president of the Academy of Geopolitical Problems based in Moscow, Konstantin Sivkov said in an article for a Russian trade newspaper on Wednesday, VPK News, that Russia needed to increase its military weapons and strategies against the "West" which was "moving to the bo...
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John Bolton Calls for Attack on Iran in New York Times Op-Ed

Former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton published an op-ed Thursday arguing that bombing Iran is the best method for halting its nuclear arms research. Bolton’s piece, titled “To Stop Iran’s Bomb, Bomb Iran,” appeared in Thursday’s edition of The New York Times. In it, he argued that neither diplomacy nor economic sanctions would prevent an atomic Tehran. “The inescapable conclusion is that Iran will not negotiate away its nuclear program,” Bolton wrote. “Nor will sanctions block i...
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