With Angela Merkel’s revelations of Berlin’s duplicity in its dealings with Moscow, Cold War II just got colder.
Tag: Russian President Vladimir Putin
SCOTT RITTER: The Back Channel
Communications between the U.S. and Russia are essential for preventing an out-of-control crisis and a conduit exists for ongoing, high-level dialogue. But what is it really for?
Caitlin Johnstone: Pushing Nuclear War on a Fiction
An entire globe-spanning empire rests on our closed eyelids. It depends on keeping us in a propaganda-induced coma.
THE ANGRY ARAB: Putin & the Arabs
The Arab public’s antipathy toward the U.S. determines their stance toward the Russian-Ukrainian war, writes As`ad AbuKhalil.
SCOTT RITTER: Reaping the Whirlwind
Putin’s order to begin partial mobilization of Russian military forces continues a confrontation between Russia and a U.S.-led coalition of Western nations that began at the end of the Cold War.
Faced With Donbass Defeat, US & UK Up the Ante in Ukraine
As Russia presses victory in the Donbass, U.S. and U.K. missiles threaten a new stage in the conflict, writes Christopher Nineham.
Craig Murray: Turkey, NATO & Peace in Ukraine
Erdogan’s opposition to Swedish and Finnish accession to the military alliance goes beyond those countries’ perceived support for Kurdish resistance groups.