Ukraine

The Economist Does It Again

Last week he was "the insurgent" in The White House, this week The Economist decides to revert back to the Putin-puppet narrative for President Trump, as they proclaim 'the art of the deal meets the tsar of the steal' warning "the quest for a deal with Putin is delusional... and could be very bad indeed."

Trump Reverses, Agrees To Honor "One China" Policy In First Phone Call With Xi

In a major reversal to his stated foreign policy framework with China, in his first phone call held with China's president Xi Jinping held on Thursday night, President Donald Trump agreed to honor the "one China" policy, easing a key source of diplomatic tension between the world’s two largest economies.

Putin's Tough Choice: China Or The West

Will Putin cave in to the demands of the West to renounce his (China/Iran) allies in exchange for the improved relation and the dropping of sanctions?

Things Will Get Worse Until US Stops Lying About Crimea

If Donald Trump continues Obama’s course on this, instead of publicly acknowledging that it was founded upon the lies that Crimea’s becoming again a part of Russia constituted ‘conquest of land’, then we’re still heading toward World War III, and doing it on the basis of American lies.

Moral Supremacy And Mr. Putin

Is Donald Trump to be allowed to craft a foreign policy based on the ideas on which he ran and won the presidency in 2016? Our foreign policy elite’s answer appears to be a thunderous no.

US Tanks, Troops Arrive In Estonia As Part Of NATO Anti-Russia Build Up

As part of continued a NATO build-up and US efforts to counter an alleged Russian threat, US military hardware, including M1A2 Abrams battle tanks and Bradley infantry fighting vehicles have arrived in the northern Estonian town of Tapa, shortly after similar deployments were made to other Eastern European nations including Poland, Bulgaria, Romania and Germany.

Trump Administration Fails To Back Ukraine

In a telephone conversation, President Trump fails to give strong support to Ukrainian President Poroshenko, as other US officials also signal desire by US to put Ukraine crisis behind it in order to focus on detente with Russia and war against Jihadi terrorism and ISIS.

The Coming Clash With Iran

When Barack Obama drew his red line against Bashar Assad’s use of chemical weapons in Syria’s civil war, and Assad appeared to cross it, Obama discovered that his countrymen wanted no part of the war that his military action might bring on. President Obama backed down - in humiliation. Neither the Ayatollah Khamenei nor Trump appears to be in a mood to back away, especially now that the president has made the threat public.

Asininity From McCain "Send Weapons To Ukraine"

"Ukrainians are not asking Americans to do their fighting... Vladimir Putin’s violent campaign to destabilize and dismember the sovereign nation of Ukraine will not stop unless and until he meets a strong and determined response..."

US Eases Sanctions Against Russia

Moments ago the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control posted a Russia-related general license notice on its website, according to which US authorities eased sanctions against Russia’s Federal Security Service, pertaining to licenses and permits for information technology products in Russia.