From the mysterious death of Mikhail Lesin in Washington DC to the assault on an American in front of our embassy in Moscow, President Obama was very careful in calibrating his responses to Russian provocations throughout 2016. Too careful.
A look at the networks connecting the various Russians attending Donald Trump, Jr.’s notorious meeting shows us just what the Russian state is—and what it wants.
Donald Trump’s cabinet has managed to construct a pretty sound approach to Russia—perhaps despite the Commander in Chief.
George Orwell rolls over in his grave.
Is outreach to Russia a wise move? Probably not. But President Trump is going in stronger than most give him credit for.
After Georgia, it’s good to see a prominent member of the Democratic Party waking up to just how much they have been hurting themselves by fixating on the Russia collusion issue.
It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.
The President fashions himself a Jacksonian. Will he allow the Turkish attack on American citizens to go unanswered?
Was the President grossly careless in the handling of highly compartmentalized intelligence? Or did he make a conscious decision?
To think such a thing is possible is to profoundly misunderstand the symbiotic relationship between Russian hackers and the Kremlin’s security services.