Iran and Middle East Conflict

Chaotic Middle East Puts World at Risk

Although the drumbeat of news reports may give the impression that much of the world is in crisis, the reality is quite the opposite, according to Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria. In his Friday, Feb. 16 post, Zakaria notes, "In almost every part of...

Only Russia Can Stop Middle East Meltdown Involving Israel

The 7-year-old Syrian civil war is entering a phase that could put Israel on a collision course with the Iranian-Syrian-Hezbollah axis and a Middle East meltdown, according to the Crisis Group, a think tank/advocacy organization. The think tan...

Read This and You Will Better Understand Russia

Opinion by Greg Carleton If you want to understand Russia better, think of war. But not the one in eastern Ukraine or the frightening possibility of a conflict with NATO. Go back instead to Russia’s 19...

Saudi King Visits Russia in Grand Fashion

Yesterday, Bloomberg reported on Saudi Arabian king’s diplomatic visit to Russia. Fresh off his country’s 100th execution of the year, King Salman bin Abdulaziz visited the fellow oil-driven economy to negot...
Vladimir Putin's goal is to destabilize Europe.

From the Right: Putin Will Never be Our Friend

U.S. should not Do Business with Russian 'Czar'  By Luke Coffey InsideSources.com    Should we really try to do business with Vladimir Putin? This is misguided, wishful and even dangerous thinking.    Since coming to power in 1999, the Russian presiden...