The West’s recent approval of more military assistance for Kiev risks nuclear nightmare, fails Ukrainian expectations and rebukes the World War II history enshrined in a prominent Soviet war memorial in Berlin.
Tag: Nikita Khrushchev
SCOTT RITTER: Nuclear High Noon in Europe
Now is the time for Biden to clarify U.S. nuclear doctrine. But he remains silent.
Michael Brenner explains why he will abstain from any further writing on the subjects of Ukraine and U.S. relations with Russia, China or the Solomon Islands.
Ukraine Crisis Should Have Been Avoided
An avoidable crisis that was predictable, actually predicted, willfully precipitated, but easily resolved by the application of common sense, writes Jack Matlock, the last U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R.
Presumptuous Pompeo Pushes Preposterous ‘Peking’ Policy
A rant by Mike Pompeo regarding what the U.S. should do with China led to a fruitful exchange between an old China, and an old Soviet hand, writes Ray McGovern.
Hyper Over Russian Hypersonics
The West is out of practice when it comes to serious strategic appraisal of the U.S.-Russian arms race, writes Michael Brenner.
RAY McGOVERN: Ukraine For Dummies
There was no excuse for Congress’ ignorance of Ukraine. Here is a guide to help them.
The Danger of Leaving a President Out of the Loop
Donald Trump was kept in the dark about a possible U.S. nuclear response to a Russian cyber-weapon attack. The U.S. has now ramped up offensive cyber-warfare against Russia’s power grid, putting Trump in a deep bind, says Caitlin Johnstone.
When the US Invaded Russia
Amidst the backdrop of increased U.S.-Russian tensions and even talk of war, long forgotten is the time the U.S. actually invaded, explains Jeff Klein.
Needed: Leaders Like JFK and Khrushchev
Three days ago, former U.S. diplomat William R. Polk, who served President John F. Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, warned that the West was risking a similar crisis in reverse by pressing NATO forces aggressively onto Russia’s…