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  • Wishful thinking won’t change Russia’s bad behavior

    The Mueller investigation is over. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Some say the time is right for a thaw in U.S.-Russian relations. This is wishful thinking. Neither the Mueller report nor Mr. Pompeo's travels has changed the geopolitical facts on the ground

    The Washington Times
  • U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing'

    U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disappointing," in remarks that break days of administration silence about the move by the NATO ally.

  • Turkey and the Russia's Deadly S-400: The Air Defense System That Changed Everything

    Can Kasapoglu Security, The S-400 stands to change everything without firing a single shot. On July 12, 2019, Turkey began receiving the first batch of the S-400 deliveries from Russia. Ankara’s aspirant procurement can fundamentally transform the Turkish military strategic posture. Above all, acquiring a game-changing Russian surface-to-air missile (SAM) system will lead to drastic changes in the Turkish Air Force’s concept of operations (CONOPS). Inevitably, a novel operational art...

    The National Interest