Continually escalating encounters with the United States military while the war in Ukraine rages on is not the strategy of a country on the verge of accepting defeat, but even a cursory understanding of history should not make that surprising. A successful foreign policy requires a recognition of reality sorely lacking on all sides of… Continue reading Russia isn’t intimidated by either President Biden or the broader free world
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Coronavirus and abortion: Why can’t we be more like Europe?
European countries used to be a beacon for progressives eager to expand social programs and promote “democratic socialism,” but the comparison has fallen out of favor during the pandemic because it’s no longer politically useful. Europe has taken a more reasonable approach to vaccines, including analyzing their real risks, and abortion than American progressives will… Continue reading Coronavirus and abortion: Why can’t we be more like Europe?
Russia: Sanctions aren’t doing jack shit
Rather than crippling the Russian economy as all the real card carrying experts promised, the ruble is stronger than it’s been in seven years and Russian oil exports are generating more revenue than ever. The outcome is the opposite of what was intended as the war in Ukraine rages on with no end in sight. … Continue reading Russia: Sanctions aren’t doing jack shit