The U.S. has several goals in selling weapons to Taiwan: to make money, maintain the influence of the United States on Taiwan, and contain China.
What will Germany actually do in a world in which the U.S. is no longer available as a partner in the West?
Trump is an atypical president: distrustful of all institutions, unhinged, incautious, impulsive.
Words in politics are not neutral. They never have been.
What do these four tragedies have in common? Money.
<i>Georgia will soon receive $75 million worth of man-portable air defense systems from the U.S., including fire-and-forget missiles, anti-tank missiles, and Javelin launching platforms.* How should Russia react to this? Why does the U.S. weaponize our neighbors? And what will that lead to? We discussed these points [Read more]
Why has he chosen this moment to do so, and what does he believe he will gain?
The U.S. needs a strategic partner in the Persian Gulf. Only Saudi Arabia has been capable of being this partner since the Islamic Revolution in Iran, but the kingdom is also interesting from an economic perspective.
The Strait of Hormuz at the exit point of the Persian Gulf is becoming a key location for the world [Read more]