American military analyst Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the US government’s secret war plans for Vietnam in 1971, is set to receive Sweden’s prestigious Olof Palme Prize.
Democrats in Congress and some arms control advocates criticized Trump’s decision as opening the door to an arms race.
Reengagement with Russia is too important to wait for the Mueller probe to end. That means it’s time for Congress to take the lead.
Atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki expressed concern about the U.S. plans to withdraw from a 1987 bilateral nuclear arms control treaty it inked with Russia.
The whole story was a sham: the only “experts” cited by NBC in support of its key claim [that Russia supports Gabbard] was the firm, New Knowledge, that just got caught by the New York Times fabricating Russian troll accounts on behalf of the Democratic Party in the Alabama Senate race to manufacture false accusations that the Kremlin was interfering in that election.
As a visceral dislike of all things Putin and Russian seems to be broadly shared across the U.S. political spectrum, one ventures a contrary opinion with hesitation, but I think this ubiquitous Russophobia is a sort of frenzy, with wild accusation taken routinely as fact, and which is leavened with some good old fashioned ethnic prejudice…
The U.S. must revise its policy toward Moscow if it is to meet the threat from a rising China.
The 2014 Ukrainian crisis irrevocably pushed Moscow to shift its focus from Greater Europe to Greater Eurasia. But Russia’s turn to the East is not only the ‘inevitable result of the US and EU geopolitical game’; it is also the logical consequence of the gravity shift towards an increasingly politically and economically powerful Asia-Pacific, which provides Russia with tremendous ‘cooperation and development opportunities’.
A scholar and historian who was raised in Owensboro and is now widely considered an expert on U.S.-Russian geopolitics, has published his latest book, which warns of an ongoing Cold War that is perhaps even more dangerous than the last.
Manichaean Cold War myopia and ludicrous Russiagate allegations have produced one of the worst periods of American “geopolitical” thinking in recent decades.