Tag Archives: Russia

Putin the Great

I would love to tell you the idea for responding to a roundly debunked gas attack and bombing a nearly abandoned Damascus airfield with the approval of the RF Pres. , came from Steve Bannon, soaked in Laphroaig, or Jared … Continue reading

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No Maidan in Belarus

From Sputnik News: The US Embassy in Belarus is demanding that Belarusian authorities release all protesters detained at Saturday’s unauthorized rally in Minsk. The request comes just days following revelations that US aid agencies have increased their spending on ‘democracy … Continue reading

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CrowdStrike

One of my problems is I read so much that I can’t find stuff when I want to cite it.  So it is with CrowdStrike.  Until I find the devastating article I remember, this will have to do: The CrowdStrike … Continue reading

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Trump Pre-Inoculated

From Matt Taibbi, Recently: If we engage in Times-style gilding of every lily the leakers throw our way, and in doing so build up a fever of expectations for a bombshell reveal, but there turns out to be no conspiracy … Continue reading

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The Realpolitik of Orange Jesus

From Gilbert Doctorow: There are indications that Trump may be continuing to advance a more collaborative approach toward Russia through the quiet expansion of military-to-military cooperation, such as the recent meeting in Turkey to coordinate strikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) … Continue reading

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Earth to Mars

From FiveThirtyEight: “By far and away, the most important [moment in space geopolitics] has to do with what happened at the end of the Cold War, when the U.S. brought Russia aboard the space station,” said W. Henry Lambright, professor … Continue reading

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Trump Smokes the Nuke

I’m gobsmacked.  If the commenters at Moon of Alabama are correct, we can stop mooning about the neocon warmongers on the Trump team.  According to them, Flynn went over Trump’s head by putting Iran on notice.  Some of them also believe … Continue reading

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