Patrick Lawrence speaks to David Hendrickson of Colorado College, author most recently of Republic in Peril: American Empire and the Liberal Tradition.
Moscow’s commentators appraise Bolton’s Kremlin visit.
Former leaders of the SPD issued a statement last week…”If we cannot stop this looming nuclear spiral now, Europe, and Germany, will be the setting of this contest again. It is hard to imagine a more important question to us then the question how to prevent a renewed nuclear arms race in Europe.”
Whether Moscow and Tehran want Assad in power over the long run is difficult to assess, but both countries understand that there is no serious alternative in the short run.
History, doctrine, and religious life all matter and cannot be ignored.
On the eve of national elections in 2019, the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, has set himself the ambitious task of dismantling the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church, an autonomous and self-administered part of the Russian Orthodox Church, and creating a new, single national church out of the many Christian denominations in his country.
In conversation with John Batchelor, Professor Cohen summarizes one of the themes in his new book, War with Russia? From Putin and Ukraine To Trump and Russiagate, by arguing that Russiagate allegations of Kremlin attempts to “undermine American democracy” may themselves erode confidence in American institutions.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization defenders on both sides of the Atlantic repeatedly express harsh criticism of President Donald Trump for supposedly undermining the transatlantic alliance.
Is a nuclear World War III preventable? Yes, but only if preventing it becomes a central, common objective of our moment. And time is already running out.
It is not too late to end this dangerous status quo. Let’s demand a better future, one that is free from nuclear weapons.