Putin’s Assessment of Trump at the G-20 Will Determine Our Future
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Putin’s Assessment of Trump at the G-20 Will Determine Our Future

The backdrops to the Putin/Trump meeting are the aspirations of Israel and the neoconservatives. It is these aspirations that drive US foreign policy. What is Syria about? Why is Washington so focused on overthrowing the elected president of Syria? What explains the sudden 21st century appearance of “the Muslim threat”? How is Washington’s preoccupation with…

Geostrategic Insights into the Joint Polish-Croatian “Three Seas Initiative”
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Geostrategic Insights into the Joint Polish-Croatian “Three Seas Initiative”

The joint Polish-Croatian initiative aims to bring together three distinct blocs of countries occupying the strategic space between several of Europe’s seas, which will ultimately work out to the US and China’s benefit while negatively impacting on Russia and the EU. President Trump was just in Poland to participate in this year’s Three Seas Summit,…

Trump’s Dangerous Thirst for a Clash of Civilizations
Opinion

Trump’s Dangerous Thirst for a Clash of Civilizations

“A little learning is a dangerous thing,” wrote the poet Alexander Pope. Three centuries later, Pope’s aphorism perfectly — and dangerously — describes President Trump’s understanding of history as a zero-sum clash of civilizations in which “the West” can triumph by imposing its will. The speech Trump delivered Thursday in Warsaw’s Krasinski Square might have…