Former editor and writer for major news media organizations. He has written extensively on international affairs, with articles published in several languages
Moscow insists that its demand for halting NATO expansionism is inviolable. Washington insists on rejecting that. The gap in diplomacy is becoming a dangerous abyss.
The Western empire-builders are weakened and exposed in the eyes of their own populations and thus are disarmed politically to pursue confrontation.
Vladimir Putin is renowned as a strategic chess player. Looks like the world is going to see what his skills are for playing poker.
If there are no prompt responses to Russia’s legitimate security concerns, then the next phase entails a more robust military-technical realm
Washington and its partners are the problem. Any engagement being offered to Moscow is an invite into a hall of mirrors while on the outside the threat continues to lurk.
The escalation of violence by the Kiev regime with U.S. and NATO support means that there is a directive from Washington for widening the war.
If there is a new traffic light in Berlin it’s showing no stops for further U.S. and NATO aggression in Europe.
By sending massive shipments of offensive weapons to a rabidly Russophobic regime Washington is demonstrating its witting culpability.
U.S. President Joe Biden and his top aides continue to assert that Russia is building up forces to attack its western neighbor.
Biden is trying to foist an anachronistic dichotomy on the world whereby geopolitical rivals China and Russia can be cast as malign.