Day: September 10, 2017

UN Peacekeepers to the Donbass?

UN Peacekeepers to the Donbass?

September 10, 2017 Opinion
During a press availability at conclusion of the BRICS summit in China on September 5, 2017, President Vladimir Putin announced he instructed Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to advance the idea of maki…
The Dangerous Decline of US Hegemony

The Dangerous Decline of US Hegemony

September 10, 2017 Opinion
The showdown with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea is a seminal event that can only end in one of two ways: a nuclear exchange or a reconfiguration of the international order. While complacen…
Deep Shame on Suu Kyi and Myanmar

Deep Shame on Suu Kyi and Myanmar

September 10, 2017 Opinion
Few people have ever heard of Myanmar’s Rohingya people. Not many more could find Myanmar on a map – particularly after its name was changed some years ago from Burma to Myanmar. The exception is Burm…
Trump Dumps the Do-Nothing Congress

Trump Dumps the Do-Nothing Congress

September 10, 2017 Opinion
Donald Trump is president today because he was seen as a doer not a talker. Among the most common compliments paid him in 2016 was, "At least he gets things done!" And it was exasperation with a dithe…