It is inconceivable that the Trump administration will change course on Russia in the absence of any major changes in Russia's posture and with Mueller’s prosecutors scrutinizing every campaign email that contains the word “Russia."
The White House implicitly rebuked Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday by announcing that President Donald H. Trump would not hold an official meeting with his Russian counterpart on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Vietnam, although the Kremlin has repeatedly announced the [Read more]
The impudence with which the Americans operate, and ... the disregard they demonstrate for both international law and their own law, truly boggle the mind.
"Linking the reduction of the number of personnel with obtaining visas doesn’t stand up to such criticism, because the Americans haven’t written, haven’t dictated, and haven’t pointed out who they’ve sent home and who they’ve left in Russia."
<i>After Xi Jinping’s visit to the U.S. in April, there was much said about a so-called bromance between Donald Trump and the Chinese leader. There were also rumors about better relations with Russia. However old antagonisms are returning and hard politics are winning over soft ones.</i>
Last Sunday, an American [Read more]