Posts Tagged: NATO
Let's say the U.S. actually curbed its military adventurism, reeled in the Pentagon budget, and closed its global network of bases. Then what?
Turkey's offering Washington a fig leaf of cooperation against the Islamic State, but it's turning all its firepower against the most effective anti-ISIS fighters in the region — the Kurds.
Somehow a disagreement over Ukraine has morphed into Nazi armies poised on the Polish border, or Soviet armored divisions threatening to overrun Western Europe.
Despite the fallout in Ukraine, several Balkan countries are angling to join NATO — and freely misinforming their publics to get there.
Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin's Russia isn't offering an appealing alternative at all.
If Ukraine wants to move closer to the West, it will probably have to submit to the knife.
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
With climate change upon us, it's time to bury the hatchet in one of the world's most volatile regions.
Unthinkable? Perhaps, but it’s entirely plausible that Vladimir Putin could attack a NATO country with nuclear weapons and emerge victorious.