Ukraine reveals the sad impotency of the international establishment

The establishment is obsessed with meaningless words and “constructive dialogue,” but all Vladimir Putin cares about is power.  We’ve wasted decades talking about containing Russian aggression while increasing Russian power by granting them access to European energy markets.  Words will not change this dynamic, only the application of power in the form of US energy… Continue reading Ukraine reveals the sad impotency of the international establishment

Biden’s “America is Back” is consumed by a conflagration of contradictions, betrayal, and actual flames

As the US completes its retreat from Afghanistan, the alliances President Biden promised to rebuild are perhaps more strained than ever.  The optimism of his inauguration and first international address have been replaced by blame and bickering with key allies like Britain and France openly berating the President and planning their own course in Afghanistan… Continue reading Biden’s “America is Back” is consumed by a conflagration of contradictions, betrayal, and actual flames