British and Australian armies’ veteran, former deputy head of the UN military mission in Kashmir and Australian defense attaché in Pakistan
The pretentious panjandrum in the White House is full of self-importance and convinced that he doesn’t have to justify any of his actions.
It would be unwise to predict that justice will be done. But one thing is certain: it is only too often extremely uncomfortable and even dangerous to be a black in America.
Forget the world health crisis. Concentrate on confronting China. The “away team” is considered to be Washington’s route to a peaceful future.
Nobody is saying that Russia is not prepared to defend itself. But they are not threatening the United States or one single one of its citizens.
The Pentagon’s fandangos are indicative of misdirected priorities, which themselves reveal a deep malaise among Washington’s best and brightest.
The pandemic is being used to destroy democracy, and even when it’s all over it will be impossible to restore it in the countries where it has disappeared.
All that the West needs to do is quietly accept the status of Crimea and remove anti-Russia sanctions without fanfare.
One beneficiary of the COVID-19 pandemic and the efforts being made to alleviate it has been the Western propaganda campaign against China and Russia.
Nato wobbles from irrelevance to absurd triviality. It would be amusing were it not so tragic.
The time has come for Trump and Pompeo to cancel U.S. sanctions on Iran and thereby save at least some lives. The world would be a better place.