French President Emmanuel Macron's new economic measures, unpopular among the French contributed to the sudden dip in his popularity showed by recent polls, experts told Sputnik.
Only when we are living in a world in which sanctions are imposed 'on' the United States rather than 'by' the United States will we know justice reigns.
New anti-Russian sanctions overwhelmingly passed by the US House of Representatives this week are highly likely to set off clashes between Washington and allies in the European Union (EU), experts told Sputnik.
Russia would be on firm ground if it challenged the legality of the US military presence in Syria under international law, analysts told Sputnik.
The resignation of White House press secretary Sean Spicer and the rise of Anthony Scaramucci is distracting the US public from the crises facing Washington in the Middle East and possible increased surveillance at home, analysts told Sputnik.
The stormy resignation of White House press secretary Sean Spicer and the appointment of financier Anthony Scaramucci to run White House communications is likely to benefit President Donald Trump, analysts told Sputnik.
New US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman has worked for both Republican and Democratic presidents and won the respect and trust of legislators from both parties in Congress so is expected to bring a non-ideological approach to the position, analysts told Sputnik.
There has been a change of tone in Prime Minister Theresa May's style of government recently. Whereas previously Mrs. May presented herself as the competent and calm voice of strength and stability in UK politics - that facade has collapsed.
Trump's failure at the second attempt to push legislation repealing and replacing Obamacare through a Republican-controlled Congress comes as further evidence that his administration is marking time towards its inevitable demise.
President Donald Trump’s decision to end CIA training for US-backed rebel groups in Syria opens the way for peace at last and humanitarian relief for the suffering people of that country, analysts told Sputnik.
New US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman is a pragmatist capable of bringing a semblance of much-needed sanity to relations between Moscow and Washington especially at a time when the American press has been fueling anti-Russian hysteria, analysts told Sputnik.
The contacts between Washington and Havana on the matters like migration and drug trafficking will likely be postponed under the administration of US President Donald Trump, while the cultural and scientific exchanges may continue, according to Jorge Duany, Director of Cuban Research Institute at Florida International Institute.
South Korea’s initiatives to deescalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula would not be enough to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program.
The timing of Tony Blair's latest foray into British mainstream politics, on the question of Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the Labour Party, could not have been any more significant or offensive.
The new US-French move to work out a post-war roadmap for Syria is a welcome step towards a lasting peace if the parties can abide by vow to end their obsession with regime change, former adviser to Senate Republican leaders Jim Jatras told Sputnik.
The seventh round of intra-Syrian talks in Geneva, which wrapped up in the Swiss city of Geneva on Friday, has managed to put three participating groups of Syrian opposition as close to the creation of a single, unified delegation as never before.
The Malabar-17 naval drills were kicked off by the United States, India, and Japan on July 14. Speaking to Sputnik, experts noted that the recent exercises come as a demonstration of force to rising China, with New Delhi showing Beijing that it enjoys a partnership with influential allies.
Speculations about a secret Syrian factory in the Hell Valley producing long-range ballistic missiles with the assistance from Iran, Russia and North Korea is yet another "horror story" which bears no relationship to reality, experts told Sputnik, explaining what is behind the new anti-Assad propaganda attack.
The 19th EU-Ukraine summit in Kiev summed up the results of joint work on the reforms in Ukraine and the development of bilateral relations, but failed to deliver any joint statement, traditional document for such events, in which the parties declare plans for further cooperation.
The US-Qatari agreement to counter terrorist financing is too narrowly focused to be effective and is more of a diplomacy stunt with Doha needing help amid its crisis while the United States wants to maintain its strategic military base in Qatar, experts told Sputnik.
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