Senators Push For Russia Sanctions While White House Conducts ‘Review’
Lawmakers from both parties want to ratchet up pressure on Moscow but the White House is studying whether existing sanctions are working.
Trump Doesn’t Actually Care About U.S. Sovereignty
The Republicans have forsaken the planet and their role in protecting America.
‘Bulgarian Donald Trump’ Wants Gay Politicians Outed
Ahead of next week’s pride parade, one parliamentarian suggests homosexuality is a conflict of interest for politicians.
Trump Should Rethink Leaving the Paris Agreement Before It’s Too Late
Walking away from the accord puts the United State in some very bad company.
Theresa May’s Self-Inflicted Election
The vote that was supposed to strengthen the British prime minister’s hand ahead of Brexit negotiations is now poised to leave her wounded and vulnerable.
Lebanese Lawmakers Lobbied U.S. Officials to Soften Hezbollah Sanctions
Washington is putting the squeeze on Hezbollah. Lebanon says that could crush its economy.
Cambodian Democracy Makes Its Last Gasps
An indifferent United States and assertive China have emboldened one of Asia’s longest-serving leaders to embrace outright authoritarianism.
If Trump Wants a Fight in the Middle East, Iran Will Give Him One
Don't expect moderates like Hassan Rouhani to constrain the Islamic Republic's powerful regional proxies.
Cities, States and Companies Vow to Stick to the Paris Climate Agreement
The move puts a number of politicians and business leaders at odds with the White House.
China Won’t Hand the U.S. Navy Victory Like Japan Did
America should celebrate the anniversary of the heroic victory at Midway, but realize the next Pacific war won't be so easy.
Churchill had his faults, but he was a far better strategist than his generals were
This is an excerpt from my new book, Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom.
Twitter lists: Some British specialists in covert action and intelligence
By Luca Trenta, Best Defense guest twitterist
Honorary war dog: ‘Dolly’ the lioness
She hung out South African troops building airfields in the Sahara.
SitRep: Trump Vs. The Pentagon; Carriers Near Korea; Tillerson Snubs EU Boss
China’s New Warship; Russian Spies All Over The Map