A lunatic with nuclear warheads at his fingertips, confident he's capable of solving every international issue, would be a nightmare.
<i>“U.S. president agrees to the ‘defense of every NATO ally.’” The eastern NATO nations are pleased about the signal to Russia. Moscow counters that the alliance is only imagining a threat.</i>
Warsaw. They were clear words that President Obama had ready for his allies before his departure from the NATO [Read more]
In recent days, news has surfaced that a request for permission by the U.S. Army to fly pilotless aircraft, which can be as large as cargo planes, has been awaiting our reply for two months already.
Czech officials apparently don’t consider it necessary to inform the public about such things. Now there’s been a [Read more]
<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?