Trump appears bullish that when push comes to shove, the present Indian government will bend to Washington’s diktats.
The US involvement in European politics is so evident and extensive that talking about Russian “meddling” sounds farcical.
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.
Just as in its relations with Russia, it would serve Britain better to cease posturing and try moderation with China.
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.
Today’s America is profoundly inimical to the Founders’ hopes and dreams. This country isn’t at all what they had founded, but more like its opposite.
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...