The Russian and US governments have blamed each…

The Russian and US governments have blamed each other for a collision between Russian and US armoured vehicles in north-eastern Syria in which several US troops were injured. Video of the collision was broadcast by…

In the summer of 2015 Mohammed bin Salman,…

In the summer of 2015 Mohammed bin Salman, then Saudi defence minister and third in line to the throne, turned his country’s foreign policy on its head and gave a covert green light for Russia’s…

Pompeo Warned Russia About Bounties to Taliban for…

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly warned Russia’s foreign minister last month about alleged bounty payments that Russia offered Taliban militants to target U.S. troops in Afghanistan.   Pompeo warned Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov…

Op-ed: Keep your eyes on Russia for an…

For all the legitimate focus on rising U.S.-Chinese tensions, this summer's sleeper surprise for the West is more likely to emerge from Vladimir Putin's Russia. That's because the built-in contradictions between Russia's international ambition and…