James George Jatras

Analyst, former U.S. diplomat and foreign policy adviser to the Senate GOP leadership

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May 11, 2019
My Role in Weaponizing ‘Moral Equivalence’ and ‘Religious Freedom’

Far from becoming “a normal country, in a normal time,” America took the path ofthe “replication of the experience of Bolshevism and Trotskyism” – morphing ourselves into a new Evil Empire in place of the old one.

May 4, 2019
Serbian Church Defeats US Agenda in Ukraine but Not in Serbia – Yet

The approaching failure of Poroshenko’s, the State Department’s, and Patriarch Bartholomew’s project in Ukraine is a victory not only for the Orthodox Church as a whole but for the Serbian Church in particular.

April 20, 2019
O Canada! The True North Strong and Free – Not

A close and mutually advantageous relationship is one thing, but Canada’s de facto loss of independence is another. Not only does the US control Canada’s diplomacy, military, and intelligence but also her financial system.

April 13, 2019
I’m Jumping Off the Trump Train: Assange Was the Last Straw

The saddest thing is that even if he survives in office until the 2020 vote (and he might not) Trump still will almost certainly be the lesser of two evils, in the manner to which we have become accustomed.

April 6, 2019
War with Russia Is Not ‘Inevitable.’ Keep Repeating That

It is a fantasy to believe that Trump has been freed by Mueller’s goose egg. The Democrats will use his work as a starting point (not as a finish) to keep digging into Trump’s private and business affairs to find something for which they can impeach him.

March 23, 2019
In Ukraine’s Presidential Vote the Joker’s Wild

Whatever the outcome, the eventual winner will face the same intractable problems that have stymied Poroshenko, above all the sputtering conflict in Donbass, high prices, a weak currency, and a struggling economy.

March 16, 2019
Christchurch, Birmingham, and the Power of Islamic Victimhood

Whether in Christchurch or Birmingham, the forces of the rising dictatorship of victims, despite their internecine squabbles, understand all too well who their common enemy is.

January 19, 2019
‘The People’ Know What They Want and Just Might Get It – Good and Hard

A survey of nations in what was once known quaintly as the Free World shows some of them engaged in what could best be described as a cold civil war.

January 12, 2019
A Bang or a Whimper: If Trump Is Overthrown What Comes Next?

After decades of corruption and conditioning by politicians, judges, bureaucrats, educators, entertainers, and media, today’s Americans may well be among the most docile people on earth.

December 29, 2018
The Sexual Subversion of Ukraine

It is hard to assess exactly how significant the moral/sexual component of undermining Orthodoxy in Ukraine is, but there is no denying it is a factor.