Category Europe

Russia Hawk Axed From National Security Council Right Before Trump-Putin Summit

Russia Hawk Axed From National Security Council Right Before Trump-Putin Summit The Daily Beast · by Kate Brannen · July 15, 2018 Retired Col. Richard Hooker is pro-NATO, skeptical of Russia, and out at the White House. exclusive Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Shortly before Donald Trump detonated a NATO summit, shanked the beleaguered British prime minister […]

Europe’s Dependence On The U.S. Was All Part Of The Plan

Excerpts:   Unfair? A world that revolves around American military, economic and cultural power, and uses the U.S. dollar as its reserve currency?   What Trump fails to understand is that the disparity in spending, with the U.S. paying more than its allies, is not a bug of the system. It is a feature. This is […]

Killed In A Foreign Country. The Mysterious Death Of An American In Siberia SOCIETY Killed in a foreign country. The mysterious death of an American in Siberia 57 minutes ago ·        Dmitry Volchek Colin Madsen decided to live and study in Siberia “God forbid that anyone should be in my place.” My son was killed in a foreign country, and two years of my life went to try to […]

“A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma Of Donald McLean;” By Roland Phillips

“A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma Of Donald McLean;” By Roland Phillips      The title above, is a new book on Donald McLean, one of the infamous ‘Cambridge 5,’ — British spies who betrayed their native Britain, for a mirage, and a hollow existence in the post World War II Soviet Union.  Joseph Goulden, […]

HASC Chair Opening Remarks – Subcommittee On Emerging Threats & Capabilities

For Immediate Release: July 11, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539 OPENING REMARKS OF CHAIRWOMAN STEFANIK SUBCOMMITTEE ON EMERGING THREATS & CAPABILITIES WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Chairwoman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee’s hearing titled “Department […]

The Playbook For NATO Success, Briefed By A Former SACEUR

Excerpts: “To understand this better, we need to understand that the words that are being used in the press don’t help. The phrase ‘not paying their fair share’ has the absolute wrong connotation. Nobody is ‘paying’ NATO. That’s just a horrible connotation and it really points out how little people understand about what’s going on. […]

Germany’s Soldiers Forced To Use BROOMSTICK For A Gun As Donald Trump Blasts Angela Merkel Over NATO Spending Germany’s soldiers forced to use BROOMSTICK for a gun as Donald Trump blasts Angela Merkel over NATO spending The highly embarrassing episode, revealed in a leaked report, is just the beginning of the country’s woes as it fights to reverse chronic army shortages By Corey Charlton Updated: 10th July 2018, 4:25 pm GERMANY’S military is […]

Why Is America Still Defending Europe?

July 3, 2018 Topic: Security Region: Europe Tags: EuropeNATODonald TrumpwarMilitary Why Is America Still Defending Europe? Washington doesn’t have to bear the cost of maintaining forces in Europe. by Hugh White Donald Trump will go to the NATO summit in Europe next week with these simple questions on his mind: Why should America should spend over 3.1 percent of GDP on […]

The Successes And Limitations Of Russia’s Economic Strategy

Facts. Analysis. Influence. PUBLICATION The successes and limitations of Russia’s economic strategy June 2018 Volume: 24 Comment: 17 Publisher: IISS DOWNLOAD PDF The Successes And Limitations Of Russia’s Economic Strategy Confronted with sanctions, low oil prices and reputational risks as a result of its foreign-policy actions, the Russian government responded to the economic crisis of […]

Citizenship For Sale: How The Rich Shop For New Passports Citizenship for sale: how the rich shop for new passports Citizenship-by-investment programmes offer the super-rich an opportunity to acquire a new nationality PUBLISHED : Sunday, 03 June, 2018, 1:17pm UPDATED : Sunday, 03 June, 2018, 8:27pm   The Guardian It’s the must-have accessory for every self-respecting 21st-century oligarch, and a good many mere multimillionaires: […]