From Reuters: U.S. President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law on Wednesday new sanctions against Russia that Congress had approved overwhelmingly last week, criticizing the legislation as having "clearly unconstitutional" elements. Ever since the United States entered the stage as a world power, it's brushed up against Russia. From the 1918-20 international intervention that halfheartedly … Continue reading So Much For Yet Another Russian Reset
It isn't over, even if Macron wins.
The continent that gave us two world wars is rousing. The litany of nationalist events is long: a near-miss Scottish secession, a looming Catalonian one, the rise of the United Kingdom Independence Party, the relative success of France's National Front, and now, following the mass attacks on women in Cologne and other German cities on … Continue reading Why European Nationalism Is Back
Germany's latest attempts to solve the Ukraine crisis are the latest in Germany behaving more like a normal state. How Germany's geopolitics are changing behavior in Berlin.