Unable either to win the war in Ukraine by proxy or to retreat from the conflict because of the enormous blow defeat would deliver to his regime's legitimacy, Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be sending in regular troops to attack Ukraine. In response, it's likely the US and EU will contemplate more sanctions.
What would happen if U.S. forces in Asia gradually thinned out over the next decade, due to demands elsewhere or continued budget cuts that Congress hasn't repealed? The vacuum that plagues the Middle East and Eastern Europe would begin to emerge in Asia, too.
At the end of September Modi is due to make his first state visit to America. Despite Modi’s 2005 visa ban and India’s rocky relationship with the US to date, it is possible to be cautiously optimistic about the future relations between the two democratic giants.
Russia’s mystery “humanitarian aid” convoy is apparently back in Russia after an incursion into the rebel-held region of Ukraine and the prospect of a wider war is on hold - for now. So what are we to expect of the meeting between Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko and Vladimir Putin at a regional summit in Minsk on Tuesday?
Accusations come almost daily. China is waging a mercantilist campaign against multinationals, from German auto titans to American technology firms to Japanese ball-bearing makers, for supposed monopoly abuses and other legal infractions. There is more going on, however, than the attack on foreign companies.
President Obama has so far ordered some 1,100 troops into Iraq and conducted close to 100 airstrikes. These limited tactical measures alone will neither permanently reverse ISIS gains nor address the maelstrom in the Middle East. A combined political, economic and military strategy is needed.
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