6 months into the war, how's the Russian economy faring?

Aug 24, 2022
Russia remains economically isolated and it's suffering a brain drain of young, educated professionals, explains Kristy Ironside of McGill University.
Russia's financial isolation has contributed to the recovery of the ruble's value.
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What military aid is the U.S. sending Ukraine?

The latest military aid packages alter course and include major U.S. weapons for the first time.
Above, Ukrainian soldiers stand on an armored personnel carrier on April 18. While early U.S. aid packages included  munitions and supplies, they now include major weapon systems.
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Taking stock of U.S. aid to Israel

Mar 3, 2015
Political tensions are high around Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress.

Egypt finds alternative to U.S.- made warplanes

Feb 16, 2015
Egypt's purchase of French fighters could say as much about money as politics
Egyptian Foreign Affairs minister Sameh Shoukry and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gave a press conference as part of the Gaza Donor Conference in Cairo, late 2014. 

The murky world of military aid

Aug 12, 2014
The U.S. is helping get weapons to Kurdish forces. But who's paying for them?

Where is it? Lawmakers complain aid hasn't made it to Syria

Sep 4, 2013
Congress asks Secretary of State John Kerry what became of the military aid promised to Syrian rebels. The short answer? It’s complicated.