The made-for-TV movie The Day After had an enormous impact on America’s national conversation about nuclear weapons in 1983. Resuming that conversation today is essential, and the movie holds some lessons about what that would take.
One should always be a little cautious about accepting claims that major policy decisions are driven by secret intelligence.
The adage to not let a weak ally make major decisions still rings true.
“When it comes to the shared recognition that Russian propaganda and disinformation are a threat, we have found great receptivity,” Mr. Kimmage said. “We received over 150 applications to the Information Access Fund almost as soon as we opened.” “It’s now funded to a tune of $10 million,” he said. “We’ve awarded a million dollars already.”
Though neither questions directly the wrongheaded National Defense Strategy that elevates Beijing and Moscow to the status of primary threats facing the United States…
Dealing with Russia as a serious competitor—even given its economic size and population endowment—also requires facing up to the challenge of how to compete.
President Vladimir Putin has praised late Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn as a “true and real patriot” after unveiling a statue honoring the Nobel Prize-winning author in central Moscow.
No one should dismiss lightly an agreement that has helped keep the United States and its allies safe for a generation.
The INF Treaty is very much worth saving, and quitting it over a Russian violation is as short-sighted and self-defeating as can be.
Relations have been tense since the downing of a Russian spyplane two months ago. Despite recent attempts, Netanyahu and Putin have yet to set an official diplomatic meeting.