What kind of impact can Russia have on U.S. attempts to prevent large-scale or sustained terrorist attacks on the American homeland, a vital national interest for Washington?
What is behind the surge in hostility between Moscow and Kyiv?
In light of the photographs that have surfaced showing the US military attache to Kiev, USAF Col. Brittney Stewart, saluting the grave marker of a member of the neo-Nazi Ukrainian battalion Right Sector, we publish Professor Stephen Cohen’s article from July 2014 which chronicled the wartime atrocities carried out by the American-supported government in Kiev.
The obsession with mortal threats from Russia is a zombie dating back to the Cold War, and should have been buried when that struggle ended.
Our conversation covered ground ranging from the proximate causes of the Ukrainian crisis to the “venality” of America’s foreign policy elite – those running “a predatory, crony-capitalist state in league with a national security state that finds its raison d’être in making war,” as the colonel not-so-delicately puts it. Wilkerson’s critique of U.S. foreign policy since the end of the Cold War is nothing short of devastating.
Presently, the world is experiencing enormous challenges both politically and environmentally.
Former Hawaii Congresswoman says Biden needs to deescalate tensions with Russia.
The two leaders also discussed Russia’s military buildup and ongoing tension with Ukraine.
NATO is an organization that is very good at not actually doing anything – and it should stay that way.
It is easy for presidents to moralize and posture in public about matters thousands of miles from America’s borders when it currently costs nothing in terms of American blood. Unfortunately, this condition won’t last.