Category: Foreign Policy

A Terrifying Meeting in Helsinki

Maryland just announced that they’ve unwittingly allowed a Russian oligarch to gain control of important elements of their voting machinery, but the White House and Republican-controlled Congress aren’t interested. The president is currently meeting one-on-one with Vladimir Putin with no…

Read It and Weep

Reading stuff like this in the paper makes me want to go to the country, eat a lot of peaches and try to find Jesus, on my own. It’s hard to identify all the ways in which it is appalling. A…

How Russia Sunk the West

Let’s look at how the Russians went about recruiting Carter Page in 2013. We know about this for a couple of reasons. One is that the details were contained in an indictment that was filed in the Southern District of…

Trump Will Gift Syria to Putin

Far from effecting the overtly promised removal of the Russian sanctions and unable to stop his own government from cracking down on the oligarchs, I think Donald Trump is desperate at this point to produce a deliverable to Vladimir Putin.…

Is This How You Drain the Swamp?

Here is something you should know about Elliott Broidy, who currently serves as the national deputy finance chairman for the Republican National Committee. In 2009, Mr. Broidy pleaded guilty to a felony charge of rewarding official misconduct and admitted to…

Repeating the Mistakes of the Past

You’ll see why I am posting the following bit of history in a minute. Just take your time and read through this carefully: Foreign Service Officer John S. Service is dismissed from the Department of State following a determination by…

More on Konstantin Rykov

If you saw the piece I did yesterday on Konstantin Rykov and you have any interest in Donald Trump, prostitutes and pee tapes, you might want to take a look at this: Dosug (досуг, translated as Leisure) is a Russian…