If there is a region in the world where tensions could lead to conflicts with terrible consequences, it is the Middle East. Washington, the principal ally of Saudi Arabia and Israel, and Moscow, ally of Iran and Syria, should act soon to lessen the tension.
The decision to cancel support for the moderate Syrian opposition reflects America’s true position on the Syrian issue, which is that there was never a day when it aimed to overthrow the Assad regime.
The American president began his term on the right track with the dramatic U.S. attack on Syria in April that gained him much praise. But subsequent U.S. actions have been far less impressive.
It is not possible to describe the trajectory of China’s rise in recent years as anything but meteoric.
At first, her aids advised her to construct a campaign deterring voters from him on account of his hostile position against women and minorities, his suspect character, his lack of interest in international affairs, and his propensity for lying. With the nearing of the date of the elections, it seems the Clinton [Read more]
Trump will not be the first (in the event he reaches the White House and he delivers on his campaign promises) president to enact racist laws that place restrictions on immigrants of specific ethnic groups during his reign.
Powerful American diplomacy in combination with military maneuvers is considered the latest part in the compendium of American policies toward manifold disputes in the South China Sea. Observers reduce these developments to several objectives that the U.S. administration is striving to achieve. The United States, as a [Read more]
The United States is seeking to amend the terms of the memorandum of understanding for U.S. military aid to Israel in the next decade. With the nearing of a final settlement deal in the latest round of negotiations, Washington is aiming for the cancellation of an article that allows Israel to pump millions of dollars [Read more]
Moscow and Washington have not been able to act on the rhetoric repeated day and night ... regarding the necessity of a political solution.
Recently, a book was published on Obama and his policies entitled, “The Long Game: How Obama Defied Washington and Redefined America’s Role in the World.”
The book was written by Derek Chollet, who worked for decades in the State Department, the National Security Council, and the Department of Defense. He [Read more]