Tag: defense

US sanctions NATO ally Turkey over Russian missile defense

December 14, 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday imposed sanctions on its NATO ally Turkey over its purchase of a Russian air defense system, in a striking move against a longtime partner that sets the stage for further confrontation between the two nations as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office.The extraordinary step against a

A Striking Reversal: Trump’s Attacks on the Military and Defense Contractors

September 9, 2020
President Trump mounted a public attack unusual even for him over the Labor Day weekend, accusing his military leadership of advocating war “so that all of those wonderful companies that make the bombs and make the planes and make everything else stay happy.”Even for a president who has never hesitated to contradict himself for political

Hillary Clinton Urges Defense of Democracy at Cummings’s Funeral

October 27, 2019
Comparing the congressman to a biblical prophet, the former secretary of state said Elijah Cummings “stood against the corrupt leadership of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel.”VideoIn her remarks at the funeral for Representative Elijah E. Cummings, Hillary Clinton honored him as a fighter for democracy.CreditCredit...Justin T. Gellerson for The New York TimesOct. 25, 2019Speaking at…