During his 24 years as a senior foreign correspondent for The Washington Times and United Press International, Martin Sieff reported from more than 70 nations and covered 12 wars. He has specialized in US and global economic issues.
The protestors of Hong Kong now need to take a step back, suck in a deep breath and pause to think long and hard before they charge down a doomed and awful path.
John Bolton was only national security adviser of the US for less than 18 months but it felt as if he had been there forever. And we are not – alas – done with him yet.
The bravery of the millions of ordinary Russian, Ukrainian and other nationalities in the Red Army who won the war and liberated the worst Nazi death camps needs to be remembered and honored, not forgotten in the West, or swept under the carpet.
The dark story of the descent into nightmarish world war in 1939 proved once again that senseless hatred for Russia and all Russians is a stupid as well as a contemptible policy and that it never succeeds.
In effect Boris Johnson just killed nearly 360 years of constitutional rule in England since the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660 after Cromwell’s death stone cold dead and made the Queen his accomplice.
Boris Johnson through his own reckless drive to pull off a hard, no-deal Brexit has also destroyed any hope for the special trade deal with the United States that he imagined would stave off disaster.
Forget the vast supporting cast of 17 political performing dwarves in the Great Debates: The coming Democratic presidential race could prove vastly more entertaining and unexpected than anyone imagines, Martin Sieff writes.
The Big Lie is dying on its feet: It has delivered suffering, misery, uncertainty and even terror to the subject populations on whom its devotees have imposed their creeds, regardless of the clearly expressed democratic will.
Now that Boris Johnson has become prime minister of Britain, look for him to make common cause with US National Security Adviser John Bolton and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu in reckless adventurism and gambles that will endanger the peace of the world.
Democrats usually choose to be stupid rather than to win. They have had only two re-elected presidents (Bill Clinton and Barack Obama) in the past three quarters of a century since Franklin Roosevelt died in 1945.