Feb 19, 2015

Russian spy chief to attend U.S. meeting on fighting extremism

Despite U.S.-Russian tensions over Ukraine, the head of the Russian spy and counterintelligence service will attend this week’s White House conference on countering extremist violence. The State Department said Wednesday that Alexander Bortnikov is coming after Russia made a late request to expand its ...

At summit, Obama aims to broaden world approach to extremism

Feb 19, 2015

At summit, Obama aims to broaden world approach to extremism

President Barack Obama is convening a summit Wednesday on the threat of violent extremism just as the situation has gotten worse, with the Islamic State group metastasizing and European cities learning firsthand that extremism’s reach is not confined to the Middle East. As crises ...