Domestic Politics Distort Relations with Russia

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by Robert E. Hunter Additional sanctions on Russia, followed by Moscow’s drastic cutting of the US government’s presence in the Russian Federation, take the “Russia issue” to a new level of intensity and risk of Cold War II. Most blame… Continue Reading  

America’s Carbon-Pusher in Chief

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by Michael T. Klare Who says President Trump doesn’t have a coherent foreign policy?  Pundits and critics across the political spectrum have chided him for failing to articulate and implement a clear international agenda. Look closely at his overseas endeavors,… Continue Reading  

DHS Official Katharine Gorka Posts Video Condemning DNC Ties to “Left Wing Fringe Groups” in Charlottesville

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by Eli Clifton A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official who worked to eliminate a grant supporting efforts to de-radicalize neo-Nazis has shared, via Facebook, a Fox News video defending President Donald Trump’s initial unwillingness to explicitly condemn white supremacists… Continue Reading  

Sebastian Gorka’s Long History of Denying the Right Wing Terrorism Threat

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by Eli Clifton A review of Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka’s comments over the past two years reveals a consistent dismissal of any suggestion that non-jihadist terrorism poses any threat to Americans. That position runs in parallel with President Donald Trump’s… Continue Reading  

Israel’s Silence on Charlottesville

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by Mitchell Plitnick The awful events in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend presented politicians with an opportunity to score an easy political point, simply by condemning the white supremacists who sparked the violence. Many politicians took advantage of that opportunity.… Continue Reading