Did Trump kowtow to Putin in Helsinki?

Did Trump kowtow to Putin in Helsinki?

Jonathan Power * July 17, 2018 Russian president Vladimir Putin has been in a benign mood after a perfectly organized World Cup which gave Russians and foreigners the rare freedom to mass in the street. In response the world TV audience has looked at Russia with new eyes. Maybe there’s a new Russia coming to […]

Russia and the U.S. are not condemned to confrontation

Russia and the U.S. are not condemned to confrontation

  By Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev June 16, 2018 • Russia and the United States are not condemned to confrontation. We must now make up for lost time! Mikhail Gorbachev’s Address to Participants in the Conference Marking the 30th Anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s Visit and the Moscow Summit. Originally published at the homepage of the Gorbachev […]

Trump-Putin Summit

Trump-Putin Summit

(Russia President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump shake hands during a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in 2017. Photo: Mikhail Metzel/TASS via Getty Images) By Gordon M. Hahn 5 July, 2018 The Trump-Putin summit was successfully delayed by the liberal/neocon, Washington/NATO deep state network. By the time, Trump fought […]

What is an ideal outcome of Trump-Putin meeting? Russian FM Lavrov tells Larry King

What is an ideal outcome of Trump-Putin meeting? Russian FM Lavrov tells Larry King

  By Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister July 14, 2018 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has shared his view on what would be an “ideal” outcome of a Trump-Putin meeting, in an interview with Larry King that covered a wide range of topics, from Crimea to NATO and Syria. Relations between the US and Russia […]

Five lessons we should learn from the North Korea nuclear story

Five lessons we should learn from the North Korea nuclear story

  By Gunnar Westberg June 21, 2018 The North Korea – USA nuclear crisis should teach us several lessons regarding nuclear weapons: 1. Nuclear weapons do not prevent nuclear proliferation. In 1970, the nuclear weapon states accepted the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, NPT. In this treaty, they agree to negotiate the complete disarmament of their own […]

The Necessity of a Trump-Putin Summit

The Necessity of a Trump-Putin Summit

Ten ways the new US-Russian Cold War is increasingly becoming more dangerous than the one we survived. By Stephen F. Cohen June 21, 2018 Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian studies and politics at NYU and Princeton, and John Batchelor continue their (usually) weekly discussions of the new US-Russian Cold War. (You can find […]

A world expert explains the North Korea nuclear issue – brilliant educational resource

A world expert explains the North Korea nuclear issue – brilliant educational resource

  June 19, 2018 • The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the leading information sources on a series of issues related to nuclear weapons, technologies, issues and doctrines. In conjunction with the Kim/Trump meeting in Singapore, the Bulletin produced this video conversation with Siegfried Hecker who is probably the American who knows most about North […]

War-War and Jaw-Jaw

War-War and Jaw-Jaw

  By Jonathan Power June 19, 2018 • Give the man a break. Donald Trump found out in Singapore that, as Churchill said, “Jaw-Jaw is better than War-War”. If war can be avoided by a warm, long, very private chat without advisers, with effusive body gestures and promises of a world stage when his opponent, […]

Amid ‘Russiagate’ Hysteria, What Are the Facts?

Amid ‘Russiagate’ Hysteria, What Are the Facts?

  We must end this Russophobic insanity   By Jack F. Matlock, Jr. June 4, 2018 That saying – often misattributed to Euripides – comes to mind most mornings when I pick up The New York Times and read the latest “Russiagate” headlines, which are frequently featured across two or three columns on the front […]

JFK Made a Forgotten Turn Toward Peace Before He Was Killed: We’ve Abandoned it Entirely

JFK Made a Forgotten Turn Toward Peace Before He Was Killed: We’ve Abandoned it Entirely

  By Patricia Hynes Co-author: Frances Crowe June 4, 2018 Greenfield, MA (Informed Comment) – Fifty-five years ago on June 10, 1963, President John F. Kennedy delivered a commencement address at American University that, in fewer than 30 minutes, turned traditional national security policy on its head. Kennedy proclaimed that world peace is “the most […]

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