President Donald Trump's sudden announcement of the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria "very soon" and his suggestion to “let the other people take care of it now” is more of a surprise than an expression of a real possibility that action will carried out on the ground. Trump did not mention that he spoke [Read more]
But behind the smokescreen of the American president’s flamboyance and Moscow’s World-War-III innuendo, both sides have shown cool-headed restraint.
The United States tried to appear before the world as a global power, restoring its hegemony in the world. However, it turned out differently.
[I]f Moscow introduces mirror-like measures, then U.S. industrialists will also have a difficult time.
One could be forgiven for seriously wondering if what we are dealing with right now might not be a Cold War redux: Russo-West relations have hit rock bottom, again, with Russian diplomats being expelled in quick succession by the U.S., among other countries.
The direct precipitant of all this geopolitical [Read more]