Journalist Andrew Cockburn discusses the U.S. nuclear weapons program and our relation with other nuclear armed countries, especially Russia.
Despite a minuscule parliamentary presence, Ukraine’s far right has become a visible and dreaded political force.
On July 16 and 17, Russia marked one of the most sensitive centenaries in its recent history: the slaughter of Russia’s last tsar, Nicholas II, his wife (the Anglo-German Empress Alexandra), five children, and four remaining servants at point-blank range by a Bolshevik firing squad in 1918.
Liberals are using Russiagate to gin up nationalist fervor and anti-Russian paranoia. It’ll only backfire.
Democrats need to be more careful about how they approach the issue of Russia and the 2016 election. Failing to do so could have very serious consequences.
There is much to criticize the Russian president for, says Professor Stephen F. Cohen of Princeton and NYU, but many US political and media claims about Putin are false – and reckless
“History repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce,” a saying attributed to Karl Marx, comes to mind in this time of Trump.
Losses of civilian nuclear material are usually disclosed but when the government loses nuclear bomb ingredients it stays mum.
Those on Trump’s own side who had opposed the meeting from the start were dead set against any improvement in US-Russia relations and went to great lengths to pre-empt the very possibility.
The bottom line is that treason is a vacant, rote charge; a wasted opportunity to talk about real things.