Former Soviet leader calls on Joe Biden to reach out to the Kremlin.
The US is set to impose sanctions on the Russian pipe-laying vessel “Fortuna” for its involvement in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project. Work resumed on the project late last year despite threats from the US.
Surveying the views of the Biden foreign policy team, one is struck by the extent of utterly conventional thinking.
Biden has continued to staff his team with Obama administration alumni—in effect, charging them with solving the problems they created in a past life.
Presidentialism is American Exceptionalism transferred to the arena of politics. It is a vast and dangerous delusion. The sooner we wake up to that fact the better for our democracy.
Russian foreign minister argued that Israel should notify Russia about security threats in Syria rather than going after them. Israel’s policy is to notify Russia before attacking such threats.
In this current state of dismal relations, dialogue is not a reward or an exercise of naivete; it is an imperative for survival.
Few sights in Washington are more familiar than an intellectual urging “total war” from the safety of the keyboard…
Reports of Nuland’s future appointment are sure to come as a source of elation to the government in Kiev. By the same token, they send perhaps the clearest message yet to Moscow that the prospects for meaningful U.S.-Russian rapprochement under a Biden administration appear exceedingly slim.
Many of Austin’s positions on a wide variety of national security and foreign policy issues have yet to be known.