Congress Warns Russia Over ‘Provocative’ Military Action Against U.S. Forces

Russian intercepts of U.S. military craft sparks anger on Capitol Hill

A bipartisan delegation of leading senators is spearheading an effort to hold Russia accountable for a recent series of provocative military action against U.S. forces stationed across the globe, according to a new congressional measure that demands Moscow cease the “dangerous and unprofessional” activity targeting American forces.

The Russian air force has become increasingly aggressive against the United States in recent months, culminating in an April incident in which a Russian military plane performed a dangerous barrel roll over an American reconnaissance plane, coming within 100 feet of the U.S. plane. Continue reading

Customs: Over 2,000 Entering USA from West Africa without Screening

Thursday at a congressional hearing on Ebola, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) questioned John P. Wagner, the acting assistant commissioner at the Office of Field Operations, Customs and Border Protection at the Department of Homeland Security about the number of people entering the United States from West African countries.

Gardner first asked CDC Director Dr Tom Frieden, “I think you mentioned there were approximately 100 to 150 people a day coming into the United States from the infected areas?” Continue reading