<i>Oh, yes. There was something there: The great Afghanistan fatigue of the West was clear at the NATO summit, but the conflict at Hindu Kush is anything but ended.</i>
It is the longest war in the history of the United States. And yet the conflict in Afghanistan hardly gets any part of the public’s attention. [Read more]
Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary general, said before the summit in Warsaw that NATO doesn’t desire a cold war with Russia, but in reality, everything is exactly the opposite. Especially since the Cold War, beginning with Winston Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech, was never completely put to rest; there [Read more]
If any external forces view the SCO as a threatening enemy, their views are hopelessly limited by the tensions of the Cold War.
Are Russia and the West fighting as usual, or is the relationship warming up?
The U.S. Congress passing the "Global Magnitsky Act" can be seen as a threatening gesture lurking beneath talks on cooperation and the renewal of the Russia-NATO council on foreign affairs.
<i>Economic and military development are inseparable. Although the state of world affairs looks less than encouraging, Anders Fogh Rasmussen presents a prescription for recovery — one originating from the Cold War.</i>
The world is in flames and that is why many citizens are pessimistic about the future, says [Read more]
Donald Trump’s success is based on the peculiar American understanding of the state.
On May 27, U.S. Secretary of Defense Carter delivered yet another aggressive and strongly worded speech against China. He claimed China is “erect[ing] a Great Wall of self-isolation,” and is undertaking “expansive and unprecedented actions in the South China Sea.” He expressed that the Pentagon will station all [Read more]