The more American tanks there are peacefully rolling by in the Czech Republic, the lower the likelihood that Russian tanks will rumble around shooting at us.
Europeans aren't slackers, shirkers or freeloaders.
<i>The NATO countries again face the debate over increasing spending on defense.</i>
On his European tour – one of the last of his presidency – Barack Obama chose to give his hosts a piece of his mind. He brought up questions that are normally not included in the official comments of a U.S. president in his last [Read more]
As the media has reported, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has announced plans to create two new divisions in the Western Military District and another in the South Military District.
The move is motivated by the need to counter NATO.
Three additional divisions – is that a lot or a little? Is Russia prepared [Read more]
China can play a more significant role in influencing the Asia-Pacific region during the formation of the new military order to better safeguard its interests and national security.
Europe, the birthplace of two industrial revolutions and the location of two world wars, is also still the main battlefield for U.S.-Soviet Cold War tensions. To integrate Europe, it was France and Germany, etc., that set the European coal and steel community in motion after the Cold War, and soon after, it showed [Read more]
The new strategy aims to gain political capital by saving as many lives and as much money as possible.
President Obama’s recent visits to Cuba and Argentina represent the latest movement in a strategic change in U.S. foreign policy which, with varying levels of success, has been seen in the Middle East, Central [Read more]
Might there be a chill in U.S.-Turkey relations? Expected in the United States from March 29 through April 2, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has no planned meeting with his American counterpart, Barack Obama. “Our president is not going for a state visit, but for a multilateral summit,” İbrahim Kalin, the [Read more]
President Barack Obama recently acknowledged that meddling in Libya was a mistake and that further, it was France and Britain that instigated U.S. support of NATO in this enterprise. In his criticism, Obama specifically targeted British Prime Minister David Cameron, who not only initiated NATO's military invasion of [Read more]
America is not hell, but neither is it paradise.