Trump’s Playing the Role of South Asian “Balancer” Since Putin Doesn’t Want to
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Trump’s Playing the Role of South Asian “Balancer” Since Putin Doesn’t Want to

Russia is reluctant to jeopardize its ultra-profitable arms relationship with India by strategically “balancing” South Asia, which is why the US decided to play this irreplaceable role instead by actively seeking to cut deals in both Afghanistan and Kashmir since Moscow lacks the political will to do so. South Asia’s “Deal Of The Century” The…

Lindsey Graham’s Blank Check. Why a Defense Agreement With Israel Would Be a Disaster for Americans
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Lindsey Graham’s Blank Check. Why a Defense Agreement With Israel Would Be a Disaster for Americans

Two world wars began because of unconditional pledges made by one country to come to assistance of another. On July 5, 1914, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany pledged his country’s complete support for whatever response Austria-Hungary would choose to make against Serbia after the June 28th assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria by a…

France Is Trying to Become the EU’s Most Important Country
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France Is Trying to Become the EU’s Most Important Country

Macron is taking advantage of Merkel’s political and physical problems in his bid to have France replace Germany as the EU’s most important country, with Paris’ principled opposition to a renegotiated Brexit deal and its efforts to mediate a “New Detente” between the West and Russia standing out as prominent examples of this. It was…

Greenland: Trump’s MAGA Idea!
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Greenland: Trump’s MAGA Idea!

To those of us of who learned our U.S. history from texts in the 1940s and ’50s, President Donald Trump’s brainstorm of acquiring Greenland fits into a venerable tradition of American expansionism. The story begins with colonial officer George Washington’s march out toward Fort Duquesne in 1754 and crushing defeat and near death at Fort…