Bernie Sanders' answers to The New York Times' foreign policy survey have raised further questions about his "anti-war" foreign strategy. Longtime American peace activist Jan R. Weinberg suggests that Sanders hardly realises how dangerous US militarisation policies and practices in Eurasia and Asia Pacific are.
Earlier this week, the Washington Post reported, citing its own sources, that the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders has been backed by Russia. Mr Sanders, for his part, told the outlet that his message to Putin was clear: "stay out of American elections".
Russia has repeatedly denied any claims of interference in the 2016 US elections, while US President Donald Trump rejected the allegations as a political witch hunt.
The #WalkAway movement launched in mid-2018 has already brought hundreds of thousands under its banner across the US. The nationwide campaign's founder, Brandon Straka, a newly converted Republican, explains why he turned his back on American liberals and why he's calling upon his former party loyalists to join him.
Bernie Sanders remains the most electable Democratic candidate, says independent American journalist Max Parry explaining why the Democratic Party might regret it if it uses 2016-style "machinations" to deprive the presidential candidate of the nomination again.
Despite the fact that the Bolivian Supreme Electoral Tribunal stated Thursday that ousted Bolivian President Evo Morales is ineligible to register as a senatorial candidate for a snap election, Morales will remain a “towering figure” in Bolivia, Adrienne Pine, an associate professor of anthropology at American University, told Sputnik.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US bid to dominate Venezuela’s oil sector through secondary sanctions could unite foreign competitors against Washington and spark a global conflict, analysts said.
For the second time in a year, US and Taliban leaders are making an attempt at brokering peace in Afghanistan - or are they? Professor Francis Boyle believes US is “playing games” with the Taliban to blunt the militia group’s attacks, stall its momentum and force its resistance to collapse, as the US never intends to leave the country.
Showing impressive results in the US polls, Bernie Sanders is seemingly cruising to the nomination which raises the question as to how his potential win in the primaries could affect the Dems' congressional bid. Dr Zalmay Gulzad, professor at Harold Washington College in Chicago, has addressed the Democratic Party's concerns.
A Conservative MP has hit out at Boris Johnson’s Special Advisor, Dominic Cummings, for an alleged “brutal” attack on the BBC. Huw Merriman, who is chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on the BBC, attacked what he called “ideological trench warfare” against the corporation.
Michael Bloomberg made a Democratic debate debut on Wednesday, immediately becoming a punch bag for his opponents even though the billionaire is bypassing the 22 February Nevada caucus. Still, there is yet another skeleton in the former New York City mayor's cupboard his Democratic rivals failed to mention, says Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel.
The EU is reportedly struggling to agree on the terms on its new post Brexit budget, with France and Germany, in particular, expressing concerns about paying more than their fair share of money to Brussels. The lack of UK contributions after Brexit is, of course, projected to have a severe impact on future EU projects.
French President Emmanuel Macron recently announced measures to counter “Islamist separatism” in France, namely, to control the financing of mosques and put an end to visiting imams. What is the role of local authorities in addressing or exacerbating these problems?
According to an Ifop study, the practice of virtual sex, which proved fatal for Benjamin Griveaux's political ambitions, is rather common among French youth. But the broadcast of private videos can lead to revenge porn and is causing concern among young people.
On 22 February, Nevada's Democratic caucus will take place, with Senator Bernie Sander being named as the likely winner. Stan Vaughan, a former US congressional candidate for the state, has weighed up the Democratic hopefuls' chances.
AG William Barr's decision to tap a federal prosecutor to look into Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn's case over lying to FBI agents has turned the spotlight on the longstanding litigation. American lawyer and politician Patrick Borchers has explained the case's apparent controversies and Barr's abrupt involvement.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US sanctions on Rosneft are designed to punish Venezuelans and protect American companies but are unlikely to topple President Nicolas Maduro’s government because of loopholes, analysts said.
Ankara claimed Thursday that Turkish forces had killed more than 50 Syrian Arab Army troops following an airstrike in Syria’s Idlib that killed two Turkish service members. However, one expert asserts to Sputnik that Ankara is bluffing about both its retaliatory strike and its deployment of a Patriot missile defense system.
US Justice Department officials reduced the recommended sentence for US President Donald Trump’s former campaign aide Roger Stone following pressure from Trump, suggesting a newfound polarization and politicization of the American judicial system, Coleen Rowley, a former FBI special agent, told Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear Thursday.
As Julian Assange’s lengthy extradition hearing nears, numerous obstacles have arisen capable of blocking his deportation to the US, including changes in UK law and powerful human rights laws in Brussels - if the case, or Assange, can make it that far, a journalist told Sputnik on Thursday.