Historically, war and peace in Europe were interlocked with the success or failure of the balance of power among mainly France, the German federal states, Russia and the United Kingdom.
The occasional weak links in this chain joined forces through alliance agreements to counterbalance the more powerful ones. These [Read more]
"It will not be said that France and Germany together have not tried everything, undertaken everything to preserve the peace." This declaration by Germany's chancellor could not have been clearer. Should Europe enter into war against Russia?
No other country in the world enjoys the freedom given to religious groups that we find in the United States.
The American legal marijuana market brought in nearly 2 billion euros in 2014. Weed has become a thriving industry.
But is this petty personal umbrage really more important than the memory of what the USSR, U.S. and other members of the anti-Hitler coalition were able to accomplish 70 years ago?
A decree will encourage companies to better share their information, but they are reluctant to do so. Since the Snowden affair, tensions have been high between Washington and the Internet giants.
Almost a decade ago, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) published the report "Building a North American Community," in which it proposed the building of an economic and security partnership, which could be defined as comprising a common external tariff and an internal security perimeter. This proposal is still a [Read more]
What started as just another fundamentalist group, consisting of members of terrorist cells in extinction, has become the most dangerous and powerful militant group in the world.
There are stupid wars like his predecessor George W. Bush's invasion of Iraq, and there are necessary wars like the war against the terrorist forces of the Islamic State. Which category Obama thinks is most suitable for the Ukraine conflict is as yet undecided.