When the new Ukrainian prime minister visits the White House Wednesday, President Obama should offer continued support — but also ask pointedly why several far-right ultranationalists have such prominent roles in Ukraine’s new government.
The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…
Vladimir Putin is a lucky man. And he’s got three more years of luck to come.
Historical analogizing is a risky business, but in the wake of Vladimir Putin’s strike on Ukraine, it’s also a growth industry.
The following editorial appeared Monday in the Washington Post:
Henry Kissinger once pointed out that since Peter the Great, Russia had been expanding at the rate of one Belgium per year. All undone, of course, by the collapse of the Soviet Union, which Russian President Vladimir Putin called “the greatest geopolitical catastrophe of the (20th) century.”
The following editorial appeared Wednesday in the Washington Post:
America’s top foreign policy to-do’s in 2014 include preventing Iran from reaching the nuclear threshold, addressing the humanitarian disaster in Syria, containing Russia, managing a rising China and reclaiming its own voice on human rights. Let’s take these one at a time.
TEA PARTY REPUBLICANS SHUT DOWN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT WITHOUT HIJACKING AIRLINERS
WASHINGTON — Arizona Sen. John McCain insisted he is "more pro-Russian" than President Vladimir Putin, accusing Putin of corruption, repression and self-serving rule in an opinion piece for a Russian news website answering the Russian leader's broadside last week in The New York Times.
I enjoyed our weekend in Bisbee. We were there to enjoy a rocking blues festival and count the ponytails held in place with orthopedic hair bands.
WASHINGTON — President Obama said in a nationally televised address Tuesday night that recent diplomatic steps offer “the potential to remove the threat of chemical weapons” inside Syria without the use of force, but he also insisted the U.S. military will keep the pressure on President Bash…
The argument against action in Syria can be summed up in one word: Iraq-Nam-istan.
Sunnyside’s schools superintendent is no longer pursuing Chapter 7 bankruptcy after officials said he miscalculated his disposable income and actually had enough money to buy a pocket calculator and some Ad…
The Russian girl band Pussy Riot was sentenced to two years in prison for singing a protest song against Vladimir Putin. Every musical performer in the world should boycott Russia. Except for Barry Manilow. If a Manilow Concert Tour fails to bring Putin to his knees offer to trade Madonna.Th…