By Dr. Stephen Schwalbe
Faculty Member, Public Administration at American Public University
The latest military confrontation in Europe began recently in Ukraine. In the middle of June, Russia announced that it would respond to any moves by the United States to build up military capabilities in Eastern Europe by fortifying its western border. In other words, this is a new post-Cold War arms race in the making.
By Glynn Cosker
Editor, In Homeland Security
Britain scrambled some of its Typhoon fighter jets Tuesday when two Russian military aircraft veered close to British airspace. The Ministry did not divulge the exact location of the interception, which comes just three weeks before a knife-edge UK general election in which defense policy is front and center.