The neoconservative vision of the world is a place where the US can do what it wants because it is both better morally speaking and also more capable of enforcing desirable standards of behavior.
The real loss for Israel will be Russia instituting a no-fly zone over western Syria. Any less response from Putin will be seized upon by and the situation will escalate from here.
A turnaround in Iraq puts a spike into the balloon of President Trump’s aspiration to reassert US energy dominance over the Mideast.
Unless more people begin to heed the wise words of individuals like the Dalai Lama and, yes, Steve Bannon, the entire European project will collapse.
Pence’s bluster about “historic relationships” dredges up a lot of sinister specters from the past with regard to the United States and its involvement with fascist regimes and Nazi war criminals.
If Donald Trump really were master of his own house, maybe he could move forward on his pledge of a national interest-based policy that finds “common ground” with countries like Russia and China.
CENTO is gone. The Baghdad Pact is dead. The four great buffer powers that the US and the UK looked upon to dominate the northern tier of Southwest and South Asia have abandoned Washington or are about to do so. The consequences of...
Former CIA Acting Director John McLaughlin provides a rationale for intelligence officers to speak up against Donald Trump’s White House.