Who wanted to meet with the Russians? Bill Clinton

John Solomon and Alison Spann continue their reporting on the Clintons and Rosatom, the original Russia collusion story, Bill Clinton sought State’s permission to meet with Russian nuclear official during Obama uranium decision As he prepared to collect a $500,000 payday in Moscow in 2010, Bill Clinton sought clearance from the State Department to meet with a key board director … Continue reading Who wanted to meet with the Russians? Bill Clinton

The Putin interviews

Showtime carried Oliver Stone's interviews of Vladimir Putin this week. I watched parts of the Wednesday and Thursday sections. (I didn't see the judo or hockey sessions.) Showtime subscribers can watch on line. No, I did not watch the Megyn Kelly interview. The interviews aired on the same week of anti-corruption protest rallies staged in Moscow, … Continue reading The Putin interviews

Mexico gets ready to blame Putin

Mexico has blamed the United States for everything since before the "Last Spike" went into the ground. It continues to do so to this day. Just this week, Mexico's foremost living historian Enrique Krauze posited in the New York Times that the U.S. has three original sins: Slavery, racism, and “the aggression against Mexico and … Continue reading Mexico gets ready to blame Putin

Why not Rex Tillerson?

By John Ruberry Saturday night news broke--that has not yet been confirmed--that President-elect Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil chairman Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state. Predictably, the mainstream media is pouncing on this selection, zeroing in on his ties to Russia that go back to the Boris Yeltsin era. Russia of course is a major … Continue reading Why not Rex Tillerson?

A Jaunt Through The English Channel

by baldilocks Jeffrey Pelt: Mr. Ambassador, you have nearly a hundred naval vessels operating in the North Atlantic right now. Your aircraft has dropped enough sonar buoys so that a man could walk from Greenland to Iceland to Scotland without getting his feet wet. Now, shall we dispense with the bull? Ambassador Lysenko: You make … Continue reading A Jaunt Through The English Channel

Russia aims at Latin America

UNASUR, the Union of South American Nations, is holding its summit this week in Ecuador. The envoys or the heads of state of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Guayana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela are in attendance. Latin American countries, particularly the socialist countries, hold summits frequently throughout the year, so this is … Continue reading Russia aims at Latin America

DaTechGuy’s Rebuttal to our Putin/Russia Guest Post

A few hours ago this guest post went up on the site as a guest post to rebut a piece of mine concerning Putin and Russia. That post contained some rather....interesting...opinions concerning Russia, Putin, the west and the Catholic Church the like of which have never been posted on this site before and are unlikely … Continue reading DaTechGuy’s Rebuttal to our Putin/Russia Guest Post

Guest Post: Defending Vladimir Putin, the Russian people, and the Orthodox Christian faith

by 1389AD & CzechRebel (Note DTG: On Sept 9th I sent out an e-mail blast promoting my post The Orcs of Russia & Memphis. I got a reply from 1389 counterjihad blog objecting to my "mindless Russia Bashing". I wrote back with the following offer saying in part: If you would like write an original … Continue reading Guest Post: Defending Vladimir Putin, the Russian people, and the Orthodox Christian faith

The Orcs of Russia and Memphis

You know his tactics; Your Excellency; A demand for concessions and when the concessions are granted then new demands each one more weakening than the one before, until the object of his attention is either too weak to oppose him further or is at least so weakened as to make armed resistance fatal. C. S. … Continue reading The Orcs of Russia and Memphis

Putin goes through the Ferguson Window

Remember when I said a few days ago that the Western media's obsession with Ferguson opened a window of opportunity to several players on the international stage Well it looks like last night Putin just crawled on through: An apparent incursion of tanks and personnel carriers into southeastern Ukraine Monday, one day before a high-stakes summit, demonstrated … Continue reading Putin goes through the Ferguson Window

Case study in “smart diplomacy”: Bolivia

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz Those of us who watch the dismal state of U.S. foreign policy will find the following DiploPundit post on Bolivia enlightening: According to the OIG report on the US Embassy in La Paz, Bolivia released on July 17, just before the OIG inspection conducted in February and March 2014, the State … Continue reading Case study in “smart diplomacy”: Bolivia

Barack Obama’s Russia Credibility Problem in One image

With a big hat tip to Hotair.com   With 11 days to go we need $1100 to make this month's goal. If just twenty of you can hit DaTipJar for $50 or more July will end as a success. If you think the coverage and  commentary we provide here is worth your support please consider … Continue reading Barack Obama’s Russia Credibility Problem in One image

Putin’s Phony Russian Procession has got to go on

"But he hasn't got anything on," a little child said. "Did you ever hear such innocent prattle?" said its father. And one person whispered to another what the child had said, "He hasn't anything on. A child says he hasn't anything on." "But he hasn't got anything on!" the whole town cried out at last. … Continue reading Putin’s Phony Russian Procession has got to go on

“Never Again” ends Today in Donetsk East Ukraine

Judith: They've arrested Brian! All: What? Judith:They've dragged him off! They're going to crucify him! Reg: Right! This calls for immediate discussion! Life of Brian 1979 Hey you remember when the world said "Never again" after the Holocaust? Nevermind Jews emerging from a synagogue say they were handed leaflets that ordered the city's Jews to … Continue reading “Never Again” ends Today in Donetsk East Ukraine

Ukraine acts, will Russia?

You know his tactics; Your Excellency; A demand for concessions and when the concessions are granted then new demands each one more weakening than the one before, until the object of his attention is either too weak to oppose him further or is at least so weakened as to make armed resistance fatal. C. S. … Continue reading Ukraine acts, will Russia?