“The Putin Regime is clearly frightened by the political trends working against it. The creation of the Russian National Guard forces is but the most prevalent example of how fearful the regime is. Given the demographic shifts in the country; the fact that most Russians are becoming increasingly isolated away from Russian society; the economic damage the U.S.-backed sanctions have done to Russia (and to their European trading partners), the Putin Regime is about to be put through its most difficult test.”
There Is No United Europe. Act Accordingly.
The European Union is dead in all but name only. The U.S. needs to assist individual and sub-regional European states in addressing 1) Russian revanchism in the east, 2) the refugee flows from the south, and 3) the terrorist attacks going on in the north. This will require innovative thinking