Emerging countries such as China will be asked to play a greater role in global governance, with an increasing number of multilateral mechanisms operating in the absence of U.S. leadership or even participation.
I propose that Russian and American leaders hold a summit with a broad agenda, without preconditions.
The sanctions policy is working. The U.S. and Europe have managed to insist on this course of action.
Just as Washington has continued to exert economic pressure against Russia, the European Union has managed to insist that the policy of economic sanctions played the decisive role for the Kremlin in the [Read more]
Representatives of NATO, the largest military block—as they themselves refer to it; an aggressive pact, which normally gets hushed up, but is apparent from its activities—held a session late last week. Secretary General Rasmussen, who through his appearance and behavior makes known that he is no nice, fairy-tale [Read more]
In response to sanctions by the United States and the European Union in the Ukraine crisis, Russia has taken the plunge by banning imports of its agricultural and marine products. However, these restraints will only invite increased antagonism from the U.S. and the EU, and set Ukraine’s safety even farther away.