In the last 24 hours, both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden referred to a coming new world order with regard to the United States and its role abroad.
Wednesday while giving the commencement speech at the Air Force Academy, Biden told the cadets:
I believe we, and particularly you — your class [...]
One might conclude that Putin is motivated by anger or resentment. After speaking with him in early March, as the crisis in Ukraine was still in its early stages, German Chancellor Angela Merkel seemed to draw that conclusion, telling U.S. President Barack Obama that the Russian president was living in “another world.” But Putin’s actions [...]
” It is analyzed that the CCP is warning U.S. President Barack Obama who recently visited Asian not to interfere in the South China Sea territorial dispute.”
Recently, China and Vietnam to dispute over oil exploration drilling platforms.
The Vietnamese Government demanded that the CCP immediately stop its operations in a disputed patch of the [...]
The U.S., which has only recently woken to the threat facing Ukraine, has been even slower to appreciate Moldova’s equally precarious position. Barack Obama’s administration is moving now to bring Moldova into the Western fold. The EU is, in tentative and not entirely confidence-building ways, also trying to signal to Putin that Moldova is not [...]
The United States is said to have disclosed that Saudi King Abdullah was dying.
Diplomatic sources said the administration of President Barack Obama relayed a photograph that showed Abdullah with a breathing tube, Middle East Newsline reported.
“The Saudis specifically did not want any photograph that showed Abdullah with the tube,” a source said. [...]
The article below mentions that World War 3 is now coming off the lips of some world leaders. Not too long ago the mere mention of World War 3 meant that something was wrong with you. Of course, it is always dismissed but note the change. Now one is not insane for merely mentioning the [...]
EU agreed on a framework on Wednesday for its first sanctions on Russia since the Cold War, a stronger response to the Ukraine crisis than many expected and a mark of solidarity with Washington in the drive to make Moscow pay for seizing Crimea, Reuters reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama warned Russia it faced [...]
Now it’s personal.
By upping the ante with his threat to isolate Russia with sanctions over Crimea, Barack Obama risks setting off a cycle of confrontation with Vladimir Putin.
And despite his reluctance to play Cold War-style chess with the Russian president, a degeneration into a new great power rivalry cannot be [...]
‘Does Barack Obama have a strategy? He is often criticized for being adrift.’
Well, yes he does. Victor Davis Hanson lays out that strategy in this article. But really it is very simple. It follows from the founding principles of modern liberalism. These ideas apply to individuals, groups and countries as follows:
The outcome for [...]
3. U.S.-China Tensions Continue to Grow: The rise of China is certainly a global story with worldwide ramifications. In 2014, look for China’s rise to take a new twist, sparking greater competitive tensions with the United States that are much more out in the open than in years past. From more incidents at sea like [...]