On February 19, Israel announced that it had reached a deal that would send $15 billion in natural gas from its Tamar and Leviathan gas fields to the Egyptian company Dolphinus Holdings.
On February 20, 2018, the Special Counsel investigating the Russian interference in the U.S. 2016 presidential election charged Alex van der Zwaan, a lawyer with a prominent corporate law firm and the son-in-law of Russian oligarch German Khan, with lying to federal investigators.
While the term ‘global war on terror’ is no longer used, its sentiment remains. For over 16 years, the United States has been fighting a war with little public awareness and no political debate
The Munich Security Conference (MSC), held from February 16-18, was notably more low-key than is customary for what is, perhaps, the most prestigious annual security conference
Despite the intense coverage of the ongoing Russian disinformation campaigns against the United States—covered in real time by sites like Hamilton 68, which tracks Russian affiliated bots and memes—the U.S. government has done little to address the issue.