Who Benefits From Ukraine’s Economic Crisis? (Hint: Not Average Ukrainians)

Risks of a New ‘Zero-Sum’ Cold War

By Paul R. Pillar Consortium News It is perhaps unsurprising, but nevertheless unhelpful, for so much of the discussion in the United States about policy toward Ukraine to be fueled by Cold War-type juices that the crisis has gotten flowing. Current-day Russia gets...
Who Benefits From Ukraine’s Economic Crisis? (Hint: Not Average Ukrainians)

Letter to John Kerry on Venezuela

Forty-six experts call on secretary of state to respect legitimacy of Maduro government Al Jazeera Dear Secretary Kerry, We write to you out of concern over what is happening in Venezuela, and urge you to stand by democratic institutions and the rule of law there. The...
Who Benefits From Ukraine’s Economic Crisis? (Hint: Not Average Ukrainians)

What Neocons Want from Ukraine Crisis

By Robert Parry Consortium News President Barack Obama has been trying, mostly in secret, to craft a new foreign policy that relies heavily on cooperation with Russian President Vladimir Putin to tamp down confrontations in hotspots such as Iran and Syria. But Obama’s...