Andrew Smolski: What do you make of the recent New York Times story that Trump aides have had repeated contacts with Russian intelligence? Is it because of the insults toward US intel agencies? Or are they genuinely that motivated for a war with Russia? Is this just incompetence on the part of Trump and Co.? Read more…
For all his talk of placing America’s interests first, Donald Trump appears to be advancing the interests of China and Russia
When the alternative collapsed and was no longer a threat, capitalism ceased to fear its enemies and returned to its predatory, wealth-concentrating madness
If the point is just to document corruption by Trump, why reach and stretch for a speculative possibility, when you’ve got a solid case sitting in your lap?
Some key parties in the Syrian conflict are not represented in Astana – but Russia’s involvement shows it has been successful in fighting its way to the top table using military muscle
The real threat is that Donald Trump will help Putin create a noxious alliance that gives an international platform for all the most deplorable actors, from white supremacists to crusading Islamophobes
The question is, why do many leftists today close their eyes to Russian crimes given that each one of these lame but understandable reasons for Soviet apologetics no longer applies?
Supposedly the evidence has been made public and is overwhelming, but try to find it and you’ll come up dry
An ill wind is blowing in the West. And almost every election is assessed through the lens of Russia
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence recently released a declassified report concerning Russia and the 2016 US presidential elections. The report is titled, “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections.” The report is the joint effort of The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and The National Security Agency (NSA). Read more…