The US sanctions a Chinese military organization for buying from Russia S-400 surface-to-air missiles and Sukhoi Su-35 fighters, like this one pictured landing at a Russian base in Syria

U.S. Sanctions China for Purchasing Russian Warheads

The United States imposed sanctions on China on Thursday for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, which violates the U.S. sanctions law punishing Moscow for their alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, waves to supporters of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Ankara, Turkey, early Monday, June 25, 2018. Erdogan won Turkey's landmark election Sunday, the country's electoral commission said, ushering in a new system granting the president sweeping new powers which critics say will …

Turkey Seeks Expanded Role in NATO Despite Looming U.S. Sanctions

Turkey and its freshly re-elected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are not the most popular names at the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization these days, but Turkey is reportedly seeking an expanded role in NATO nonetheless.

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Israel Air Force Official: ‘Syria’s The Global Stage’

For years, Israel was without rival in the skies over the Middle East, but with the Russian military placing an advanced anti-aircraft system — the S-400 — in Syria, that dynamic has changed and turned the once open skies into a far more difficult space to navigate, according to a senior Israeli Air Force official.