VIDEO: Obama and Putin Spar at UN: Will Regime Change in...
During a formal meeting in New York, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed their views on Syria and Ukraine with Obama expressing his willingness to work with Russia to resolve the Syrian crisis.
Egypt’s el-Sissi and Putin Pledge Common Front Against Terrorism
Putin is attempting to draw Egypt into a common front against terrorism. The two have some common economic interests, as well. Russia is offering to build Egypt a nuclear power plant, and Egypt is offering Russia some free trade zones along the refurbished Suez Canal.
Future Shock: China, Russia Target Europe as Economic Partner
China and Russia appear to be joining forces in order to pursue economic endeavors in Europe and Asia. If this happens, and it is likely that it will, what will happen to the United States?
Ukraine: Putin Slams the Door in NATO’s Face
Ukraine has caused the United States, the superpower country, to be challenged by Russia. This shift in power seems to be a reality check for the U.S. whose military might not be in control of Europe and Eurasia regions any longer.
Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Assassinated
Former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov was assassinated in Moscow this weekend. Nemtsov, an economic reformer, opposed many of Putin’s decisions and ideas like so many other Russian journalists, authors, and activists recently killed.
Déjà vu in Central Europe: Ukraine Between East and West
Putin’s strategy is to "reconstitute the Old Russian Empire" and what remains of Ukraine's territorial integrity is threatening the overall peace in Europe. It seems the crisis will not end until Putin is stopped. So who will stop him?
Will Europe Obediently Follow the US into a Catastrophic War?
The EU has the opportunity to avoid taking the same steps the U.S. did when it comes to war. They have the opportunity to move in a positive direction and reject the dictates of Washington. But will they?