GUEST COMMENTARY - Perhaps nothing has changed Turkey’s domestic and international trajectory since the establishment of the Turkish Republic in 1923 than the failed military coup of July 2016, which gave Erdogan an unprecedented opportunity to satisfy his insatiable lust for power.
JAN 6 COMMITTEE - "All bets are off," Jason Van Tatenhove said on Tuesday before the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol.
SURVEILLANCE TOOLS - In a recent commentary, I discussed the visit to China of the UN’s chief human rights official on what proved to be a seriously misguided and rather naïve attempt to improve the conditions of the Uyghur population in Xinjiang province.
NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT - The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has been ratified by 65 governments, known in diplomatic circles as States Parties.
GUEST COMMENTARY - The United States appears to have entered a new cold war with both China and Russia.
RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR - The tragic, illegal war of aggression by Russia against Ukraine should end now, with a ceasefire and then a comprehensive peace agreement.
COLD WAR TO COLD WAR - During World War II, US sailors were warned: Loose lips sink ships.
COLD WAR REALITY - A principal lesson of the war in Ukraine is that the Cold War never ended.
GUEST COMMENTARY - For years, as ever-bigger corporate combines grabbed ever-bigger chunks of market power, America's political, media and academic establishment scoffed at critics, drowning them out with jolly rounds of "Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah."
UNITED NATIONS - Russia’s brutal war upon the nation of Ukraine should remind us that, for thousands of years, great powers have used their military might to launch military assaults upon smaller, weaker societies.