Letters to the Editor
Arming Teachers: A Misguided ‘Solution’
Arming Teachers: A Misguided ‘Solution’ is my latest opinion letter posting today and being printed in Sunday’s New York Times.
UKRAINE: THE KEY TO UNLOCKING THE RUSSIAN-AMERICAN STALEMATE
Alexander Vindman, the former U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, provided testimony to the Congress in 2019 that framed the charge of abuse of power in the impeachment trial of former president Donald Trump. In doing so, Vindman displayed a political courage that is far different from courage on the battlefield. He is an American hero on various levels. Nevertheless, his policy positions on Ukraine, if adopted, would pose a danger to U.S. national security policy, risking an unnecessary confrontation with Russia and a divided transatlantic alliance.
Bombast in the Black Sea: the Latest British Provocation
Post-World War II British foreign policy has included a number of provocative steps that have weakened British standing; created complications in the international arena; and raised the possibility of serious confrontation.
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Why Are Our Regional Experts Expecting More War in Every Corner?
“Kim Jong-un has made a strategic decision to go to war. The danger is already far beyond the routine warnings in Washington, Seoul and Tokyo about Pyongyang’s ‘provocations’.” – Robert Carlin (former State Department analyst) and Siegfried S. Hecker (nuclear scientist and former director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory), Stimson Center website 38 North,…
Meet the Washington Post’s Leading Apologist for Israeli Genocide
Ruth Marcus is the Deputy Editorial Page Editor for the Washington Post, and a regular oped writer for the paper. Marcus is an attorney, who decided to remain in journalism rather than practice law. She identifies herself ideologically and politically as a liberal and as a Zionist. In her most recent oped (“U.N. court’s ruling…