“Washington cannot lose its head on this matter. This isn’t Hitler marching into Poland in 1939. This is more akin to the Agadir Crisis in 1911. The Agadir Crisis was an outgrowth of German and French competition for greater influence in Morocco. The crisis was ultimately settled by slow negotiations which ratcheted down tensions. Of course, this event was one of those moments in history which set the proverbial stage for a far nastier event—the First World War—but the Agadir Crisis itself was small and ameliorated with shrewd diplomacy between the affected powers.”
Brandon J. Weichert Will Be Speaking About How Western Sanctions On Russia Are Harming Europe 17 Apr 2017
SAVE THE DATE: 17 April 2017 1600 hours at the Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C. I will discuss the harmful impact that sanctions against Russia are having on Europe.
Trump’s Russia Policy After Flynn
Russia expert Dr. Marek Jan Chodakiewicz writes on where he thinks President Trump’s Russian policy is going in the wake of retired U.S. Army General Michael Flynn’s resignation as the National Security Adviser. Read on for more