If Trump doesn’t give a damn about geopolitics and conducts transactions like a merchant, then we have to ask ourselves: What next?
McCain’s conviction that, with concrete as well as general political issues, the other party is not a “tribal” enemy to be stomped into the ground, but someone with whom he could reach agreement for the sake of the common good ... will be symbolically lowered into the grave this weekend.
As much as it may be a bold and praiseworthy idea on the surface ... the idea of a MESA military alliance against Iran, with the participation of the U.S., is as practical as teaching eggs to fly. The idea is also bold, potentially useful, but at the same time impractically idiotic.
It’s a vision of a Europe that increasingly differs on matters of principle not only with America, but with the Anglo-Saxon world more generally.
Democrats shouldn’t talk about impeachment ... At the moment, Trump’s inability to shut up totally suffices.
[F]locks of emotionally repressed Trump-bashers are waiting for the opportunity to disparage and ridicule the president.
Modern technologies have one huge advantage: most people find them abstruse and perplexing and readily believe any self-appointed expert that comes along. When electricity was discovered in the next-to-last century, it quickly became a freak show attraction, and people even attended electric chair executions. Just as [Read more]
The American side acceded to the Russian concept of “double truth,” avoided controversy, and thus did not negotiate anything substantive.
NATO and U.S. troops in the Baltics today are an immense threat, and all who care about peace and positive hopes for the future would do well to realize that.
You can shoot missiles at a sovereign foreign territory all you want but you still won’t prevent your own country from rotting from within.