While it would certainly be premature to predict the disintegration of the European Union at this point, the United Kingdom's recent departure from the bloc via "Brexit" referendum certainly casts a dark shadow over the continent's political future.
Knowledgeable, sober observers of the Syrian scene continue to worry that the Obama administration is seeking, without adequate reflection, an agreement with Russia featuring military cooperation against the al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front.
Those post-9/11 dreams of global domination shared by the top leadership of the Bush administration proved wildly destructive and it's gotten no better since. Consider the vast swath of the planet where the devastation is most obvious: the Greater Middle East and North Africa. Then ask yourself: Are we still in the American Century?
At its summit in Warsaw on July 8 and 9, NATO should take urgent steps to protect its allies and partners on its southeastern flank. Bulgaria, Romania, and Turkey, as well as Ukraine and Georgia, are all under severe pressure from Russia and require NATO assistance.
The result of last Thursday's Brexit referendum marks a victory not of the people but of populism. Not of democracy but of demagogy. It is a victory of the hard right over the moderate right and of the radical over the liberal left.
Early morning, June 24th, Great Britain did what few polls, and politicians, predicted it was capable of doing: stand up for itself. "
The political and financial impact of yesterday's "Brexit" vote will have long-lasting and profound implications for the U.S. presidential campaign, f...
The process for the disintegration of the European Union has started. The Brexit has set in motion the chain of events that could ultimately spell doo...
In the historic port city of Yalta, located on the Crimean Peninsula, we visited the site where Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin, in February of 1945, concluded negotiations ending World War II.
I am struck by the bizarre statement by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier about his disappointment with "NATO's provocation of Russia" because of the recent military exercise in Poland.
BEIRUT -- All this hawkishness toward Russia, Iran and Syria is most likely about showing Democrat toughness and savvy in contrast to Donald Trump.
On May 17, 2016, the Moscow Times reported that the Russian authorities had forwarded new case files and incriminating documents to Interpol to bolste...
MOSCOW -- So, is Russia pivoting to China or not? This question took on ideological importance when, early in the Ukrainian crisis, the Kremlin stepped up its propaganda, touting China as an alternative to Moscow's partnership with Europe.
This horrible event provided Putin with an occasion to address the U.S. not as a rival, an enemy or a critical opponent to be met with defiance, but simply as another country.
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If you are in the U.S. keeping up with the outrageous, bizarre and controversial things Donald Trump has said since he announced his campaign for president can feel almost like a full-time job.