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Summit II: A Great Idea

Exclusive to Self-Educated American BY EARL H. TILFORD A week after the Monday, July 16 Helsinki meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, the American left...

Russia’s ‘Breadbasket’ Is Not Part of America’s Vital National Security Interest

BY BOB BARR “Make America Great Again.” The phrase became ubiquitous during the 2016 presidential election as both a branding tagline and rallying cry for...

Guccifer 2.0: There is No Evidence to Connect Russia, Senate Intel Hearing Cyber Analyst...

BY STEVE CUNNINGHAM 
At the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on March 30, during testimony from experts, Kevin Mandia, Chief Executive Officer of the security technology company...

Is Guccifer 2.0 One Person or a Multitude of People?

BY STEVE CUNNINGHAM At the Hearing of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on March 30, Thomas Rid, Professor Department of War Studies, King's College...

New Evidence For How Guccifer 2.0 Framed Russia and How The DNC May Be...

BY STEVE CUNNINGHAM Rep. Adam Schiff stated on March 20 to the House Intelligence Committee that Guccifer 2.0 was an "intermediary" used by Russian intelligence service to...

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: The U.S. Needs a Strategy

LUKE COFFEY, DANIEL KOCKIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION In November 2013, the former Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, postponed signing an Association Agreement with the European Union after...

Putin Pushed the Envelope

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY While the world was distracted by Russia’s incursions into Eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin was quietly making a provocative move that...

The U.S. is Becoming a Weaker Nation

BY ALAN CARUBA The news that the U.S. Air Force, joined at long last by some of the Arab nations most threatened by the Islamic...

Breaking Russia’s energy stranglehold

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Europe cannot afford to have its foreign and domestic policies dictated by Putin’s blackmail~ European Union nations want to impose tougher economic sanctions...

Obama's Ignorance

BY ALAN CARUBA From time to time I hear President Obama described as “an evil genius”, but he is neither. He’s not evil. He’s...

Putin Pushes the Envelope

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY While the world’s attention was distracted by his incursions into eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin quietly made another provocative move that...

Vladimir Putin Caesar and Our Great Geo-political Turning Point

BY SELWYN DUKE We are witnessing, I believe, a turning point in geopolitical history, one future historians may analyze as we have the Roman...

Don’t Push China and Russia Together

TED GALEN CARPENTER, CATO INSTITUTE One of the more notable results of Russia’s invasion and annexation of Crimea is how unenthusiastic the Chinese government has...

How the New START Treaty Has Strengthened Putin—and Hurt America

MICHAELA DOGE AND REBECCA ROBISON, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Four years ago today, U.S. and Russia signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). An examination of...

The U.S. Needs a Long-Term Plan for Dealing with Russia

DANIEL KOCHIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Last week, President Obama signed into law an aid package that will send $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine.  While...

Washington Should Not Risk War over Ukraine

DOUG BANDOW, CATO INSTITUTE Russia’s brazen annexation of Crimea has generated a flood of proposals to reinvigorate NATO. Doing so would make America less...

Tribalism, Chess, And Economics In Ukraine

MARK W. HENDRICKSON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Trying to predict what will happen in Ukraine poses the same problem that we economists encounter when...

It’s Time for Britain to Be Great Again

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ As Europe stares at the reemergence of classic power politics, I’m struck by the weakness of our European allies. As a matter...

The Czar Strikes Back? Russian Armor in Crimea

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ With some parts of the Russian security state moving into Crimea, thoughtful people are saying that Putin is “intent on refighting the Cold War,”...

Is Ukraine Destined To Be Repeated Elsewhere?

BY CHRISTOPHER G. ADAMO The stunning events in Ukraine are fading from the news flashes and computer screens across America, at least for the moment....

Russia Responds to U.S. by Punishing Orphans

ARIEL COHEN, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION On January 2, the U.S. Senate unanimously condemned the "Dima Yakovlev Law," a measure hastily adopted around Christmas time, that...

Russian security force kills Islamists who planned Christmas attacks

BY JIM KOURI Russia's special counterterrorism security force on Sunday in the North Caucasus province of Kabardino-Balkaria killed three radical Islamists suspected of planning attacks...

Russian Government Begins to Shut Down Innocent Websites

ANNA SEKULOW, ACLJ An aggressive push to gain greater control over the Internet and restrict free speech is underway in Russia. Recently, a Russian-led coalition...

Dec. 11 "America . . . they are trying to weaken you…"

American Minute with Bill Federer Alexander Solzhenitsyn was born in Russia, DECEMBER 11, 1918. He was arrested for writing a letter criticizing Stalin and spent...

Dec. 11 “America . . . they are trying to weaken you…”

American Minute with Bill Federer Alexander Solzhenitsyn was born in Russia, DECEMBER 11, 1918. He was arrested for writing a letter criticizing Stalin and spent...

I want to warn Americans!

Tyranny Unmasked, Sergei Tretyakov "I want to warn Americans. As a people, you are very naive about Russia and its intentions. You believe because the Soviet...

Obama, the Russians, and Missile Defense: Historical Parallels

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES President Obama has caused quite a stir with a private comment made to Russian President Dimitri Medvedev....

Russia Upgrades Air Defense Radar; Iranian Underground Nuke Facilities Vulnerable

WORLD NEWS, NEWSROOM AMERICA Russia has upgraded air defenses at a surveillance station in Syria, in order to provide Iran with better early warning capability...

Middle East Crumbles Around Obama’s Foreign Policy

Mike Brownfield, Heritage Foundation Thousands are dead in Syria, with more blood spilled each day. Iran is within arm’s reach of a nuclear weapon, threatening...

Preparing the Military for Future Threats

EARL H. TILFORD With breaking news of a U.S. Navy SEAL team successfully rescuing two hostages from pirates in Somalia, military pundits are quick to...