For Veterans of the Cold War, a Hostile Russia Feels Familiar. If I was Putin, I would Avoid Standing Next To Obama For A Photo Shoot. Making Him Look Small On A Boxing Match. It is Like a Heavy Weight Vs A light Weight. Mike Tyson Vs Paqua. That Is A Loose, Loose Situation

WASHINGTON — Escalating airstrikes in Syria. Sophisticated cyberattacks, apparently intended to influence the American election. New evidence of complicity in shooting down a civilian airliner. Continu to read

President Obama and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia failed to resolve their differences, including Syria, after 90 minutes together at a meeting in Hangzhou, China, on Sept. 5.