In reality, even the outright hawks in the West don’t believe that Russia would ever try to take over Europe.
[N]ow that the chain of command in the U.S. is in tatters, it’s not clear who can start a war.
Serious and responsible politicians need to think about this, and not hatch plans about where else to ignite the fires of war.
From Air Force One at the last moment, Trump tweeted that he would not impose the tariffs in exchange for a promise from Mexico to immediately close its border with Guatemala, after Mexico deployed a detachment of its national guard and the army.
[T]he ban was motivated by political, rather than security concerns. Is Roscosmos going to survive it? Without a doubt.
Iran has consistently acted to defend its sovereignty ... This country has the means to respond to outright aggression.
The United States overthrew the Taliban regime by the end of 2001, as a reaction to the 11 September terror attacks on New York and Washington – the starting point of the US-led War against Terror. Simultaneously to the fights on the ground, the UN-led process for the establishment of a new democratic government [Read more]
Trump and Merkel are betting on the possibility there will be agreement with someone.
[T]he recognition of Assad by the 'world police' means Russia is completely successful.
The meeting was an international love fest designed to show Trump, and no one else, that his actions are driving the two nations together and that they will work to isolate the U.S. in many areas of global diplomacy and trade relations.