VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 1-15 October 2020

I. United States

Politics and Society
US silence on Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict reflects international disengagement, 4 October 2020.

As the presidents of Russia and France jointly...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 16-30 September 2020

I. United States

Politics and Society
US plans big expansion of navy fleet to challenge growing Chinese sea power, 17 September 2020.

The US secretary of defence, Mark Esper, has announced...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 1-15 September 2020

I. United States

Politics and Society

US sanctions International Criminal Court officials, 2 September 2020.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday announced sanctions...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 15-31 August 2020

I. United States
Politics and Society
US, Poland sign defence deal for the deployment of troops, 16 August 2020.

The US and Poland on Saturday signed a military agreement that will...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 1-15 August 2020

I. United States
Politics and Society
Trump Looks to Arms Sales to Deepen Ties with India, 4 August 2020.

The Trump administration is looking to ramp up arms sales to India in the...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 16-31 July 2020

I. United States
Politics and Society
US threatens sanctions against Huawei employees and business partners, 16 July 2020.

The United States has cleared the way for sanctions on...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 1-15 July 2020

I. United States
Politics and Society
Trump approves plan to withdraw 9,500 US troops from Germany, 1 July 2020

US President Donald Trump has approved a plan to withdraw 9,500...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 16-30 June 2020

USA
Domestic

Why the Mueller Investigation Failed?, 29 June 2020

Robert Mueller submitted his final report as the special counsel more than a year ago. But even now—in the midst of the...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 1-15 June 2020

USA
US Domestic:
Racial Violence:
Demonstrators in Atlanta protest police killing of black man who fell asleep in drive-thru

14 June 2020
Demonstrators took to the streets...

VIF News Digest: International Developments (US, Europe and Russia), 16-31 May 2020

USA
US Domestic
Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police, 28 May 2020

Peaceful rallies gave way to a third night of arson, looting and vandalism in...

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