A message to my doomed colleagues in the American media

  by Alexey Kovalev January 12, 2017 (note: Donald Trump was inaugurated on Jan 20, 2017) edited by O Society Congratulations, US media! You’ve just covered your first press conference of an authoritarian leader with a massive ego and a deep disdain for your trade and everything you hold dear. We in Russia have been doing … Continue reading A message to my doomed colleagues in the American media

Forevergate: The Pernicious Persistence of the Russian Collusion Delusion Trump-Putin Fairy Tale

by William Hawes Global Research May 21, 2019 edited by O Society The official investigation into Russian collusion is over, after three harrowing, nerve-wracking years. I kid, of course. After endless news cycles, and various non-stories and wild-goose chases disseminated by mainstream media, one would think the country could move on. Yet this hasn’t been … Continue reading Forevergate: The Pernicious Persistence of the Russian Collusion Delusion Trump-Putin Fairy Tale

Boy, that “Russian Collusion” sure does work wonders! After Putin’s warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.

By Andrew Osborn Reuters February 25, 2019 MOSCOW - Russian state television has listed U.S. military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike, and said that a hypersonic missile Russia is developing would be able to hit them in less than five minutes. The targets included the Pentagon and the presidential retreat … Continue reading Boy, that “Russian Collusion” sure does work wonders! After Putin’s warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.

The Real Motive Behind the FBI Plan to Investigate Trump as a Russian Agent

by Gareth Porter  Consortium News Feb 13, 2019 The New York Times and CNN led media coverage last month of discussions among senior FBI officials in May 2017 of a possible national security investigation of President Donald Trump himself, on the premise that he may have acted as an agent of Russia. The episode has potentially profound political fallout, because … Continue reading The Real Motive Behind the FBI Plan to Investigate Trump as a Russian Agent

Russia Beyond Supervillainy

In Russia, Vladimir Putin’s evil genius matters less than pressures from the ultrarich, US foreign policy, and the ravages of the neoliberal Yeltsin years. by Branko Marcetic Jacobin Dec 27, 2018 Is there a single figure who looms as large in the elite Western psyche as Putin does? Only Trump can claim to rival the wild … Continue reading Russia Beyond Supervillainy

War with Russia (part 4): “Give Russia 20 years of internal and external peace and quiet and it will change beyond recognition.”

Grand Strategy Revisited ~ Andrei Martyanov We live in the world of models, all kinds of them. Some models are simple, others—very complex. The main task of these models is to predict how the things these models describe will behave, depending on the circumstances. Some of these models work brilliantly, others fail miserably. Worst models … Continue reading War with Russia (part 4): “Give Russia 20 years of internal and external peace and quiet and it will change beyond recognition.”