Once bitter rivals, Russia and Turkey have seen their relationship rebound over the past few years.
As Eisenhower predicted, there is no balance left, as U.S. policy is reduced to who we threaten, bomb, or occupy next.
The Erik Wemple Blog at the Washington Post looks at a number of approving remarks about the Steele dossier by journalists and others. Wemple asked RussiaGate conspiracy theorists such as Natasha Bertrand and Phil Mudd whether they’d amend their positive assessments of the dossier. They (and many others) declined.
Who says there’s no bipartisan consensus in Washington? These days, anyone calling for the resumption of U.S.-Russian dialogue is suspected to be a Putin stooge, but for The New York Times, even the Russian culture is under great suspicion.
Putin has spoken. The Russian constitution needs some tweaking, he told legislators in his annual address to the Federal Assembly.
Jim Webb, a Democrat from Virginia who served in the U.S. Senate from 2007 to 2013 and was secretary of the Navy under President Ronald Reagan asks: When did it become acceptable to kill a top leader of a country we aren’t even at war with?
A court has ordered the FBI to explain how it will correct its behavior going forward, exactly a century after it should have learned its lesson.
Despite his seeing serious disagreements with other nations, he sometimes stressed that a successful U.S. policy would need to include restraint, flexibility, realism, and openness to dialogue, especially with the Soviet Union. Comments like these suggested that he viewed politics and foreign policy as the art of the possible, not as an attempt to realize some great ideal.
Thirty years ago this month, President George H.W. Bush appeared before a joint session of Congress to deliver his first State of the Union Address, the first post-Cold War observance of this annual ritual.
Donald Trump wants the U.S.-European alliance to do more work in the Middle East. But are America’s allies on board with his counter-Iran campaign?