In the wake of Helsinki, missing from "Russiagate" media hysteria is the question of who will protect us from the influence of U.S. oligarchs.
For more than 70 years, Americans have largely ignored the effects of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East. Now it’s time for debate about making future policy part of our conversations.
While Vladimir Putin’s behavior has been objectionable, there is something profoundly hypocritical about the American elite pretending the U.S. doesn’t embrace people like the Russian leader all the time.
Contempt for diplomacy with Russia is now extreme. Mainline U.S. journalists and top Democrats often bait President Trump in zero-sum terms.
At a joint appearance in Finland with Donald Trump, the Russian leader dismisses the allegations as "sheer nonsense." Putin also says he wanted Trump to win the U.S. presidency and denies any Russian state meddling in the 2016 election.
Centrist and liberal media have a disturbing tendency to rehabilitate some of the most vile, reactionary forces on the right simply because they say vaguely negative things about Trump.
The Israeli military said its Iron Dome rocket defense system intercepted some of the incoming projectiles, while others caused only minimal damage.
The vice president had to dive into a packed agenda on short notice, attending the Summit of the Americas in Trump's place so the president could manage the U.S. response to Syria.
Iraqis are clearly afraid that the North Atlantic intervention will embolden Islamic State to restart its operations.