Browsing All Posts filed under »Russia«

4 Things To Know About Mueller’s Indictment Of 13 Russians

February 17, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ A federal grand jury Friday indicted 13 Russians and three Russian companies on charges of conspiring to interfere with America’s 2016 election. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian meddling in the presidential election is “ongoing,” Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said at a press conference. Information contained in the 37-page […]

Preparing For Great Power Conflict

February 6, 2018 by

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By William R. Hawkins ~ One of the great lessons of history is that all post-war eras become interwar periods as world affairs continue to cycle through their familiar patterns of conflict. Terrorist groups are growing into armies with territorial ambitions. Those insurgents backed by established powers have the advantage as the scale of warfare […]

A Year Of Russian Collusion

January 31, 2018 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ September 2009. Obama hadn’t even been in office for a whole year when he gave in to Moscow’s biggest demand by dropping the missile defense shield for Poland and the Czech Republic. During his campaign, he had enthusiastically backed the defensive program, declaring, “We have to send a clear signal that […]

Psssst . . .

December 5, 2017 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to YNet: On April 6, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow issued a statement which should have led to extensive Israeli diplomatic efforts all over the world. The sensational part of the announcement is that Russia is the first country in the world to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s […]

As Communism Turns 100, A Brief Look At The Death And Destruction It Has Wrought

November 8, 2017 by

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By Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D. Founder of The Heritage Foundation ~ President Franklin D. Roosevelt called Dec. 7, 1941, “a day that will live in infamy,” and with good reason. The date that Tojo’s Japan launched a surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor heralded America’s entrance into the bloody fighting of […]

Bias: 1,000 Minutes For Trump/Russia ‘Collusion’ vs. 20 Seconds For Hillary/Russia Scandal

October 26, 2017 by

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By Rich Noyes ~ Here’s one top takeaway from network news coverage in 2017: Sneaky Russian influence in American politics is a huge story if it involves Republicans/Donald Trump, but a non-story if it involves Democrats/Hillary Clinton. MRC analysts have been tracking all evening news coverage of the Trump administration since Inauguration Day. From Inauguration […]

Did Atomic Graft Help The Kremlin Capture 20 Percent Of U.S. Uranium?

October 26, 2017 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ Obama and the Clintons let Russia grab the A-bomb’s main ingredient under questionable circumstances. Does anyone care? The charges are explosive – let’s hope not literally. ‘The FBI had gathered substantial evidence that Russian nuclear industry officials were engaged in bribery, kickbacks, extortion, and money laundering designed to grow Vladimir Putin’s […]

Media Skip Inconvenient Russian Truths

October 25, 2017 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ CNN is airing a bizarre new advertisement with the motto “Facts First,” which insists that CNN calls an apple an apple, even if critics of their “news” reporting argue it’s a banana. CNN, you see, is interested in objective truth, not opinions. This is like McDonald’s advertising with […]

Chicken/Egg: What Came First, The Crime Or The Investigation?

June 19, 2017 by

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By Andrew C McCarthy ~ I appreciate Rich’s mention of my column on the homepage about why it is vital that legitimate limits, as provided by federal regulation, be imposed on Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation. I want to elaborate on this a bit more in the context of what Rich’s post addresses: the leak […]

How The Clintons Sold Out U.S. National Interests To The Putin Regime

April 14, 2017 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ Kremlin-crazed Trumpophobes snored as Hillary and Bill made Russia great again. The Democrats and old-guard news media (forgive the redundancy) are pathologically obsessed with the hypothesis that Team Trump and Russia rigged last November’s presidential election. If Donald J. Trump so much as played Tchaikovsky’s Marche Slav on his stereo, these […]

Considering The Real Russia Under Putin’s Authority

January 16, 2017 by

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By Herbert London ~ In the last debate of the 2012 presidential race Governor Romney discussed the potential threat of Russia. He was widely criticized by President Obama who maintained the Cold War ended in the 1980’s. Since then, of course, we have had a national “reset.” Vladimir Putin’s aggressive action in eastern Ukraine, Syria […]

2nd Russian Hacking Report – Accusing Putin Of What Obama Is Doing

January 8, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ That is, trying to influence the election and its outcome. The report “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections” released on January 6th by the Director of National Intelligence could be classified as “spam,” an irrelevant message sent over the Internet to large numbers of users for the […]

WashPost Keeps Alive Russia-Grid Hacking Story Despite Spectacularly Falling Apart

January 3, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ A serious case of miscues happened to the Washington Post after reporters Juliet Eilperin and Adam Entous posted a Friday story (now time-stamped as if it was Saturday) claiming in its headline that “Russian hackers penetrated U.S. electricity grid through a utility in Vermont.” The claim, according to the utility involved, is false. As a […]

New Submarines For Australia – Prime Minister Turnbull’s New Subs In 50 years. Russia gets Theirs In Five Years

November 5, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says we must wait 15 years to get the first of the 12 new subs he’s ordered, and 50 years for the last one to be delivered. Russia has just ordered six news subs to be delivered within five years. More evidence we’ve got a dud […]

The New World Order

October 11, 2016 by

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By Herbert London ~ Recently the Russian military force deployed an advanced anti-missile system and sophisticated radars over Syria. In doing so, Russia and its allies in Iran and Hezbollah realize the ability of the U.S. to assist the rebel groups in Aleppo is severely limited. Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate for president, may not […]

Russia Exercises Need For Speed: Dangerous Antics In Baltics Hint At Bigger Plans

April 22, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ Will someone please call the Kremlin ASAP and ask them to remove all copies of the movie “Top Gunski” from the ready rooms of Russia’s fighter pilots? Their aerial acrobatics are dangerously out of control. Not only is somebody going to get killed unnecessarily, but the jet jocks’ capers could […]

Failed Obama ‘Reset’ Has Encouraged Russian Aggression

April 15, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ People seem a bit surprised—even perplexed—by the breathless news reports and video of Russian warplanes “buzzing” an American warship operating in international waters in the Baltic Sea this week. The reality is that they shouldn’t be. That, of course, isn’t to say that we shouldn’t be deeply troubled for the […]

Putin Hits Road, Leaving Assad In Driver’s Seat

March 18, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ As I suggested to readers two weeks ago here (see “Russia playing Syria ‘cease-fire’ to its advantage,” March 2), Moscow wouldn’t have settled for a “cease-fire” in Syria if it didn’t think it was in a good spot. The Kremlin basically confirmed that on Monday. As you know by now, […]

Giving Uranium To Russia

February 15, 2016 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ The story: During a hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Chris Smith (R., N.J.) questioned the Coordinator for Iran Nuclear Implementation, Ambassador Stephen Mull, over where the enriched uranium that was to be removed from Iran has gone.After Rep. Smith initially asked where the uranium was, Mull responded […]

Russian Insult?

November 27, 2015 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to Al Jazeera: President Vladimir Putin has said Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane near the Syrian border was a “stab in the back” committed by “accomplices of terrorists”. The Russian warplane was shot down near the Syrian border for violating Turkish airspace on Tuesday, Turkish officials said. Turkish […]

No Religious Test? Actually, Yes, There Is + More – Daily Digest

November 19, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The bosom of America is open to receive not only the opulent and respectable stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all nations and religions; whom we shall welcome to a participation of all our rights and privileges, if by decency and propriety of conduct they appear to merit the […]

U.S. Intelligence Suspects Islamic State Downed Aircraft + More – Daily Digest

November 5, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “States, like individuals, who observe their engagements, are respected and trusted: while the reverse is the fate of those who pursue an opposite conduct.” —Alexander Hamilton, 1790 TOP RIGHT HOOKS U.S. Intelligence Suspects Islamic State Downed Aircraft Egyptian and Russian officials say it was not an act of terrorism that […]

Your Tax Dollars at Work: $43M for Afghan Gas Station + More – Daily Digest

November 3, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.” —Thomas Jefferson, 1808 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Your Tax Dollars at Work: $43M for Afghan Gas Station The Pentagon cannot account for some $43 million […]

Hey, Look — Boots on the Ground in Syria + More – Daily Digest

November 2, 2015 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclination, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” —John Adams, 1770 TOP RIGHT HOOKS Hey, Look — Boots on the Ground in Syria “I will not put American boots on the […]