Tagged: Europe

Merkel and Tsipras

Angela’s Ashes: How Merkel Failed Greece and Europe

Angela Merkel relishes her reputation as queen of Europe. But she hasn’t learned how to use her power, instead allowing a bad situation to heat up to the boiling point. Her inability to take unpopular stances badly exacerbated the Greek...

Putin and the West, in His Own Words

The lies about Russia and Russia’s president have grown so thick, threatening the world with devastating war, that distinguished Americans have formed the American Committee for East-West Accord. The members of the founding board are former US senator Bill Bradley,...

Nordstream

Putin Beats Uncle Sam…Again

The US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, left, and Estonian Defense Minister Sven Mikser attend a joint press conference after a meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, Tuesday, June 23, 2015 . (AP Photo)   Courtesy MIKE WHITNEY Here’s the scoop: Two...

Russia-China

More About Russia’s ‘Pivot to Asia’

The $400-billion, 30-year natural gas deal just announced by China and Russia is the biggest single trade agreement in history. With this deal, Russia has signaled a major and sharp pivot of its economic and strategic focus to Asia. Russia’s...

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