There are increasing signs that the unrest in eastern Ukraine is spreading, and Odessa, the country’s third-largest city, could be the next to fall.
Crimea is in Moscow’s hands. Deadly fighting has broken out in parts of Eastern Ukraine. And now there are signs that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have picked his next targets: [...]
But the bitter truth is that Russia did not reform its ambitions in 1991. The Kremlin has always retained its imperialist outlook.
While modern Germany has forsworn militarism and empire, and is liked and admired even by countries such as Poland, which suffered horribly at Hitler’s hands, Russia has not. Putin believes its historic destiny [...]
Hamm started working at a gas station at age 16 to support his family, then went on to muck out oil tanks at a refinery and then start his own trucking company hauling water to and from the oilfields. Even today those who respect Hamm still call him “the world’s richest truck driver.” Those who [...]
Amid the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, there is a growing concern over the state of its cutting-edge military technologies, notably that of its intercontinental ballistic missiles.
A Russian military news portal reported recently that representatives of a military plant in southern Ukraine which used to manufacture ICBMs in the Soviet era are engaged in talks [...]
Not only is the New Start treaty very dangerous, the way the US is complying with the treaty is even more dangerous. It is making cuts to the US nuclear arsenal much earlier than required, and it leaves the US even more vulnerable by making its “sharpest cuts” to the least vulnerable legs of the [...]
“… researchers concluded that the U.S. is dominated by its economic elite.”
The U.S. government does not represent the interests of the majority of the country’s citizens, but is instead ruled by those of the rich and powerful, a new study from Princeton and Northwestern universities has concluded.
The report, “Testing Theories [...]
The Israeli Directorate of Military Intelligence (Aman) has predicted that the year 2015 will be a decisive one for the fate of the Egyptian regime and the coup that was led by outgoing Defence Minister Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, according to Palestine 48 news site.
In a rare interview conducted by Israel’s Yedioth [...]
In an interview with Israel Radio, Steinitz expressed government concern over P5+1 nuclear negotiations with Teheran. The minister, deemed close to Netanyahu, said Israel feared that Iran would emerge stronger from any accord that would also remove sanctions.
“We are watching the negotiations with concern,” Steinitz said on April 14. “We are not opposed to [...]
Russia’s economy slowed sharply at the start of the year as the crisis in Ukraine spooked investors into pulling money out of the country. But with Russian President Vladimir Putin still enjoying high popularity ratings, the economic damage is not yet likely to soften his politics in the region, analysts say.
In the first official [...]
It remains unclear what Russia might have in store for eastern Ukraine, but nationalist groups are preparing for the worst. The right-wing scene in the country is varied and complex, but one thing is certain: It is attracting an increasing number of followers.
On the outskirts of Kiev, men lay on the ground, rifles at [...]