Certain entities will use shell companies to avoid paying taxes on income, launder money or hide evidence of misconduct. Here is a look at some individuals and companies that appear in the Panama Papers.
John Richard (J.R.) Myers, who lives in Alaska, warns that the Russians are claiming large areas of the Arctic. He's on the ballot in the California J...
In March 1946, Winston Churchill famously declared that an "iron curtain" had descended across the European continent, casting a decades-long chill between East and West known as the Cold War. A new chill is in the air once again as China and Russia seek to draw a new "digital curtain" across the world in a joint effort to thwart the Western web from penetrating their cultural space.(continued)
Russia and Israel have a long history of diplomatic and military collaboration in the Middle East, dating back to the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, when Israel's triumph over its neighbors was largely attributable to Moscow's military support.
The U.S. news media has portrayed events in a certain country the past two years very strangely. What would it be like for the United States if the sh...
Within American defense policy circles there has been considerable discussion about the B61-12 tactical nuclear weapon. This reconfigured version of s...
MOSCOW -- Back in 1999, when Russia was a different country and Vladimir Putin was a different leader, he promised to protect Internet freedom in Russia. He didn't fear the power of the Web then. But he does now. And he's looking to China for help.
"I've sat across the table from Vladimir Putin. He's a formidable man. He's highly intelligent, very educated, very cosmopolitan, very charming, actually, and he has an ambition for power that is pretty overwhelming."
We have yet to find any leader, and I challenge anyone to name one, who can rise to meet these awesome challenges we face today. A leader who stands above human frailty, shortcomings, and failings.
The Western image of Russia and Putin in recent years has been very negative. President Obama has publicly called Vladimir Putin a "schoolboy who slou...
Many Ukrainians expect America and Europe to save them. Suggest that they are living a fantasy gets you tarred as a blatant fool and Russian stooge. Yet Ukraine shouldn't waste time posing as a fairy tale maiden in distress waiting for rescue by the Western knight in shining armor. Kiev risks ending up as a failed state.
The conditions in Europe after 1873 that gave rise to Hitler, Mussolini, Lenin and Stalin look eerily similar to the conditions that have brought the "strongmen" of today to the fore. The emergence of a new world order, while different from the world of Hitler and Stalin, should worry us all. We should fear the return of the world of Barbary piracy after the decline of the Ottoman Empire or of Europe after the fall of Rome.
Compared with the tidal waves of fury that the Panama Papers have generated in some countries, the revelations about Armenia have produced barely a ripple.
There is much about Donald Trump that deserves to be criticized. On foreign policy, however, his at times unsophisticated formulations reflect far greater common sense than possessed by his political opponents and establishment critics.
The Panama Papers have been described by Edward Snowden himself as the "biggest leak in the history of data journalism" and they could eventually expose mass corruption in governments all over the world. And possibly give Snowden a new pen pal.
The future of Europe is being decided this week in the Netherlands.