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Biden-Putin Summit Proves Essentially Fruitless

June 18, 2021 by

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By Alexis Mrachek and Luke Coffey ~ President Joe Biden met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16 to discuss a number of issues, including human rights, Ukraine, and cyberattacks. The summit was a result of the White House’s invitation to Putin this past spring in response to a massive Russian troop […]

Trump, Putin And What Happened At Helsinki

July 24, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to Arutz Sheva: Trump and Putin may attempt a return to pre-PLO and Hamas days The 1964 PLO Charter said: “This Organization does not exercise any regional sovereignty over the West Bank in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, on the Gaza Strip or the Himmah Area…” Good idea. By […]

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 […]

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 […]

Putin: Obama Has “Mush For Brains”

October 14, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Russian president Vladimir Putin has no respect for Obama, whose limitations have been so cruelly exposed by the war in Syria, now joined by Russia: “Now, we often hear that our pilots are striking the wrong targets, not IS,” Putin said at an investment forum in Moscow explaining that Russia had […]

How Obama Lost The Middle East

October 4, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Charles Krauthammer on how Barack Obama threw away American power and prestige in the Middle East: The ruse was transparent from the beginning. Russia is not in Syria to fight the Islamic State… The whole point of Russian intervention is to maintain Assad in power … Consider: When Obama became president, […]

Israel’s Risk Aversion Problem

October 3, 2015 by

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By Caroline Glick ~ On Wednesday the Obama administration was caught off guard by Russia’s rapid rise in Syria. As the Russians began bombing a US-supported militia along the Damascus-Homs highway, Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting with his Russia counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, at the UN. Just hours before their meeting Kerry was insisting […]

To Defeat ISIS, We Need A Leader Who’s Not Obama

October 3, 2015 by

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By Peter Brookes ~ When President Obama said at the United Nations on Tuesday that “defeating ISIL requires—I believe—a new leader,” I thought for a brief moment I’d finally found something on which he and I could agree. Then I realized he wasn’t talking about his own leadership. The president was actually talking about the […]

Putin – Teaching Polar Bears Russian

September 29, 2015 by

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By Dr. Robin McFee ~ The Alaska times headline will soon read “Polar bears forced to learn Russian as US cedes the Arctic to Putin.” One of the little publicized effects of Putin annexing the Arctic for the Russian Federation is the new requirement that polar bears become bilingual – they must learn Russian.  This […]

Obama’s War Is A Farce

September 29, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Barack Obama’s war against the Islamic State and other jihadists is a sick joke. U.S. defense officials have confirmed that military equipment issued by the United States to Syrian rebel fighters has been funneled to an al Qaeda offshoot, raising new questions about the ways in which the Obama administration is […]

Putin Is Turning The Syrian Coast Into Another Crimea

September 23, 2015 by

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By Amir Taheri ~ After weeks of dancing around the issue, the Obama administration has expressed concern about “heightened military activity” by Russia in Syria. But what if we are facing something more than “heightened military activity?” What if Moscow is preparing to give Syria the full Putin treatment? For years, Russia has been helping […]

Obama Left Syria For Putin To Take

September 19, 2015 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Vladimir Putin has completely outplayed Barack Obama in Syria. Charles Krauthammer: Once again, President Obama and his foreign policy team are stumped. Why is Vladimir Putin pouring troops and weaponry into Syria?. . . Kerry and Obama are serially surprised because they cannot fathom the hard men in the Kremlin. . […]

The Secret Russian Role In Global Conflict

June 11, 2015 by

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By Cliff Kincaid ~ In an extraordinary judgment that throws U.S. policy in the Middle East into complete turmoil, strategic analyst Michael Ledeen has concluded, in regard to the activities of the Islamic State, “I think the Russians are involved, in tandem with the Iranians, who have had their own troops on the Syrian battlefield […]

Putin Pushes Envelope In The Arctic

March 20, 2015 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ If there is one thing you can say about Russian President Vladimir Putin, it’s that while he’s not always straightforward about his whereabouts (for 10 days), he’s straightforward about geopolitics. Indeed, about a year after carving Crimea from Kiev, Moscow is making waves in the ice floes at the top […]

Why Was Putin A No-show In Paris?

January 17, 2015 by

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By Cliff Kincaid ~ With good reason, media attention has been focused on President Barack Obama’s curious absence from the Paris march against terrorism. Obama became a “Where’s Waldo?” character, whose whereabouts were unknown. Observers looked for him at the march of world leaders in France, hoping to spot him somewhere. But where was Russian […]

The Two Ukraine’s

November 19, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ “Obama is just not up to the task—a geopolitical lightweight who was easily outmaneuvered in Syria and Iran.” That’s Marin Katusa, writing in his new book, “The Colder War: How the Global Energy Trade Slipped from America’s Grasp” ($29.95, John Wiley and Sons, and Casey Research). Katusa is no fan of […]

Breaking Russia’s Energy Stranglehold

October 1, 2014 by

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Europe cannot afford to have its foreign and domestic policies dictated by Putin’s blackmail. By Paul Driessen ~ European Union nations want to impose tougher economic sanctions on Russia for invading Ukraine and providing the missiles that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. However, they are worried about biting the hand that feeds them – […]

Man Up – Humor

July 21, 2014 by

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The Wake Up Call Of The Malaysian Air Shootdown

July 20, 2014 by

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By Colonel Kenneth Allard (U.S. Army, Ret) ~ For the second time in three months, a Malaysian 777 aircraft, carrying 295 passengers and crew, is at the center of an international tragedy. Unlike the previous catastrophe, we know exactly where this one crashed and why: Shot from the sky over eastern Ukraine as it cruised […]

Russia And China Just Signed An Energy Deal. Why You Should Be Scared.

June 1, 2014 by

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By Stephen Moore ~ Is anyone else scared to death about this week’s announcement out of Beijing that China and Russia have agreed to a 30-year natural-gas deal? The agreement means the building of hundreds of miles of pipelines to feed cheap Siberian gas to China. President Xi Jinping of China and President Vladimir Putin […]

Will Ukraine’s New President Be Able To Stop Russia’s Imperial Ambitions?

May 26, 2014 by

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By Rob Bluey ~ Petro Poroshenko, a billionaire candy tycoon, declared victory with about 56 percent of the vote, according to exit polls. The “Chocolate King,” as he’s known, finished well ahead of Yulia Tymoshenko, a former Ukrainian prime minister, who had about 13 percent. Under Ukrainian law, presidential candidates who receive more than 50 […]