Mainstream American analysts have been wrong from the start on the war in Ukraine. Even if they have gotten some details correct, they are missing the picture: there is no rolling Russian power back in Ukraine and should Russia exhaust itself militarily, there is no guarantee that Putin will not attempt to escalate into a wider regional war–with WMDs having been deployed–nor is there a guarantee that any diplomatic settlement will be conducive to Washington or Kiev.
The Oligarchs Will Not Overthrow Putin
The KGB connection to the oligarchs and Putin’s reign is essential for understanding the truth about the prospects of internal regime change. It is unlikely to come soon because the oligarchs are part of the structure that was created in the final death agonies of the Soviet Union to preserve the KGB’s power. They are all in this together.
Is Russia about to checkmate US in Europe?
As Brandon J. Weichert explains in his recent Asia Times op-ed, “Unwise moves in the past by Washington in Ukraine and elsewhere are jeopardizing its game plan today.”
Putin’s plot ‘dead in water’ as Germany sounds gas death knell – military set to crumble
Jacob Paul of The Express UK interviewed Brandon J. Weichert about the German government’s decision to suspend their much-needed Nord Stream 2 Pipeline with Russia. This was done in retaliation for the recent Russian threats against Ukraine and the dangerous Russian anti-satellite weapons test that almost destroyed the International Space Station. Read on for more…
Biden Losing Friends and Gaining Enemies
In Brandon J. Weichert’s recent op-ed for The Asia Times, he outlines the critical failures of the Biden Administration’s handling of allies…and how these failures are empowering America’s enemies at a critical time.
Trump Is Saving NATO, Not Threatening It
In my August 6, 2020 op-ed for American Greatness I show how Trump is strengthening NATO by making Germany pay their fair share for the alliance while repositioning US forces from Germany to the new frontline against Russia, Poland.
America Loses to Russia in War for Baltics
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania were to be the centerpiece of NATO’s big exercise … More
NATO Expanded Again
As the world has reeled from the coronavirus outbreak, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has welcomed yet another new … More
The Russo-Turkish War Begins and the End of NATO?
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT In 2017, I gave a lecture at the Institute of World Politics about … More
Obama Broke NATO
In 2013, the Turks, a NATO partner, wanted access to U.S. Patriot missile defenses to protect against any spillover from the Syrian Civil War. The Obama Administration refused. Since that point, U.S.-Turkish relations have collapsed and NATO has quietly broken because of this. The recent Turkish invasion of Syria merely highlights this fact.