Posts Tagged: Russia
The U.S. recently made the case that Russia is in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, but it needs to look in the mirror, too.
Unthinkable? Perhaps, but it’s entirely plausible that Vladimir Putin could attack a NATO country with nuclear weapons and emerge victorious.
The case parallels the sarin attack in Syria a year ago.
The Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty was a product of the Reagan-Gorbachev Reykjavík nuclear summit.
Between Ukraine airline officials keeping planes flying too low and the pilot diverting his plane into the vicinity of the military transport, MH17’s fate was sealed.
The Russian prime minister may still bear some of the blame, though.
If Russia intensifies its presence in Ukraine, U.S. will face pressure from NATO allies to react.
Russia has come a long way from military operations in which casualties to civilians were of little concern.
At 65, NATO should get off its new meds and act its age. It’s time for downsizing and memoir-writing, not hanky-panky in the east.
NATO's next secretary general is the first with anti-war credentials. Can he negotiate NATO reforms amid an increasingly tense security climate?