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Among Donald Trump’s first acts as president was to abandon Barack Obama’s craven and ultimately failed efforts to avoid entanglement in the Syrian civil war....
donald trump

Since Donald Trump took the oath of office, he has vacillated between extremes. One day, he’s running a laudably conventional Republican administration. The next, he’s...
Donald Trump

President Trump’s joint news conference Monday with Vladimir Putin was a catastrophe. On that, all but the most servile of his apologists agree. Not even...
russia

Millions of Americans watched with great apprehension as Donald Trump spent the 2016 presidential campaign vigorously supporting Vladimir Putin’s strongman regime. That apprehension did not...
russia sanctions

Senator Claire McCaskill called it a “constitutional crisis.” Congressmen Raja Krishnamoorthi and Ted Lieu claimed that the president is bucking the will of Congress expressed...
trump

Anyone still hoping for something that will deliver them from the torments of the Trump era must have been disappointed on Wednesday. The preliminary findings...
Russia

It should be a familiar routine by now: Vladimir Putin offers an apparent diplomatic breakthrough in eastern Ukraine. Western negotiators get overexcited; the peace-shuttling commences; an...
russia

Moscow is belatedly responding to American sanctions leveled on Russia following its intervention in the 2016 election and the invasion of Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir...
trump

Until now, the notion that Donald Trump was providing Russia and Vladimir Putin with concessions at the expense of U.S. interests was poorly supported. That...
Vladimir Putin

At the root of the Democratic Party’s attacks on Donald Trump’s Russia policy is a crippling contradiction. The logic of their assault on Trump’s posture...
tucker carlson

We all make mistakes. My most recent one was agreeing to go on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show on July 12 to discuss—I thought—President Trump...
Putin

Vladimir Putin has confessed! At least, that’s what observers are reading in between the lines of what the Russian president told reporters this week. The...