In the asylum that is the United States today, many juvenile reasons have been posited for the growing mutiny against the presidency of Donald J. Trump.
The Clinton email scandal hasn't faded away after Hillary Clinton's resounding defeat in the 2016 presidential election. The case still raises a lot of questions, while tens of thousands of documents have yet to surface. Speaking to Sputnik Jan R. Weinberg, founder of Show Up! America, stressed that there is more to the case than meets the eye.
As the Syrian crisis approaches its 6th anniversary, we take a look at some of the Syrian government's social, political and economic policies. This will not only give an insight into what life has been like in Syria, but it also provides an indication of what values and principles are important to the Syrian government.
By the third anniversary of the coup in Kiev, it has become all the more evident that the “color revolution” virus did something worse than ousting Ukraine’s elected president and ensanguining Donbass. The virus spawned a reality where the left hand doesn’t know what the right one is doing, and the energy blockade is another symptom of it.
Since US President Donald Trump's inauguration, numerous left-leaning watchdogs have jumped at every chance to challenge him under various pretexts. What deserves special attention, however, is that most of them are funded by American billionaire George Soros.
While WikiLeaks' "Vault 7" continues to stir public debates, the question arises whether anything comparable to the Iraq War Logs or the Podesta emails may surface soon. Speaking to Sputnik, Wall Street analyst Charles K. Ortel shared his views on the mysterious "Vault 7" and secret materials which may find their way out in the near future.
Across Europe, far-right and populist groups are on the rise, signaling a significant change in what Europeans want. Although these groups have historically had some supporters, we are now seeing a sharp increase in the level of influence these political parties and groups possess. This is largely because of the failure of alternatives.
White House National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. Herbert McMaster may promote aggressive military policies in places like Iraq and against Russia albeit President Donald Trump will likely not hesitate to replace him for better options, analysts told Sputnik.
George Soros' alleged interference in Eastern European affairs has recently become the focus of a number of US congressmen. Members of both the House and Senate are probing the US billionaire's activities in the small Balkan country of Macedonia.
The new BBC television drama, "SS-GB," tells the fictional story of the Nazi occupation of Britain during the Second World War. Adapted from the novel of the same name by Len Deighton, the story ponders the dilemma faced by British police detective, Douglas Archer (played by Sam Riley), in working for his country's fascist occupiers.
Turkey urgently needs to deploy its own independent air defense system to cope with modern security threats, retired Turkish Brigade General Nejat Eslen told Sputnik, stressing that the Russian-made S-400 Triumf is one of the best anti-aircraft systems in the world.
While Washington signals its readiness to continue the Obama-era FONOP operations in the South China Sea, Beijing is seemingly not willing to go down without a fight, Russian expert Anton Tsvetov told Sputnik.
President Donald Trump's Executive Order, titled "Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States," has caused international outrage, and has been widely described as a "Muslim ban." Although the policy has proven to be highly controversial, it does serve a purpose, and could potentially be adopted in other nations.
Any attempts on the part of Washington and its Persian Gulf allies to drive a wedge between Moscow and Tehran in the Middle East will prove futile, Iranian political analyst Reza Moghaddasi told Sputnik. Moghaddasi underscored that the Russo-Iranian relationship has gone beyond a mere political alliance.
Even during rush hour it’s quiet in the center of the Bavarian capital, where world politicians gathered for the Munich Security Conference. But beyond the façade of the hotel, where heads of states convene, there is tension: never before have the EU and NATO been so concerned about their future and about the possible lack of support from the US.
US President Trump has yet to articulate his foreign strategy, Russian political analyst Alexei Martynov said, commenting on the White House's "mixed signals" on Crimea. Apparently therefore new UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's statement on the peninsula's status was rather ambiguous.
Kiev has got only itself to blame for escalating tensions with the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Lugansk People's Republic (LPR), Russian political analyst Oleg Ignatov told Radio Sputnik commenting on the Donbass blockade. It seems that the situation is spinning out of Poroshenko's control.
US President Donald Trump's solo press conference has prompted a storm of criticism on the part of the American and European mainstream media. News outlets dubbed him "boastful" and "angry," however, Trump's longstanding supporters saw a "champion of Middle America" who has dealt yet another blow to the establishment.
Kiev deliberately has protracted the talks over the Minsk agreements, according to Natalia Nikonorova, Foreign Minister of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR). Speaking to RT Russian political analyst Alexei Chesnakov, she assumed that Kiev wants international security forces brought in to eastern Ukraine to gain the upper hand.
Just when you thought it was safe to venture out again, Frankenstein returns - at least its political equivalent in the shape of Tony Blair, Britain's former prime minister and poster child for the venality, corruption, and opportunism of Western liberalism in our time.
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