AARON MATE: This liberal unease continued when President Trump announced a temporary freeze on U.S. war games in the Korean Peninsula. To MSNBC host Rachel Maddow this was an alarming development, and one that was likely the fault of Russia.
The United States and its NATO allies continue to find ways to antagonize Russia.
Dear CCI Friends,
It is 4 am. I awakened this morning from jet lag in a gated community of private homes on the West Coast. Swirling around in my mind was, “The Making of the Enemy,” a phrase of past decades. It has never seemed more relevant to me than now.
A broadside is leveled against Russia’s president from the military sector.
55 years ago this week, President John F. Kennedy gave a landmark address calling for peace between the world’s two nuclear superpowers. Said Kennedy, “No government or social system is so evil that its people must be considered as lacking in virtue.” Were he alive today, would Kennedy be able to utter such a sentiment and not be condemned as a ‘useful idiot’ by CNN, MSNBC, Mother Jones, The Atlantic, The New Republic, National Review and The Washington Post?
A year of investigations has led to several guilty pleas, but none of them go to the core of the special counsel’s mandate.
More than a year into the special counsel’s inquiry, the Trump-Russia story continues to receive a disproportionate amount of the media’s attention.
Former Procter & Gamble CEO and ACEWA Board Member John Pepper shares his thoughts on Ambassador Michael McFaul’s new memoir, From Cold War to Hot Peace.
Trump’s proposal to readmit Russia to the G-7, making the group once again a G-8, may have been as little thought out as many of his other moves; reportedly, officials of the National Security Council were taken by surprise. But the proposal has validity for the same reason it made sense to admit Russia in the 1990s
The country is heading for a constitutional crisis, and only clarity can resolve the two competing Russia narratives tearing us apart.