It’s time that America take a backseat in European geopolitics. We’ve got bigger fish to fry. By stepping back and encouraging states like Poland to build their own nuclear arsenals and ABM systems, America can trust that our friends will be protected–without having the American taxpayers shoulder the brunt of the burden.
Brandon J. Weichert writes, “Zapad-17 is yet another routine Russian military exercise. This is nothing new.”
On 25 September 2017, Brandon J. Weichert will address the Institute of World Politics in Washington, D.C. over whether or not European countries, such as Germany and Poland, should develop nuclear arms.
The Polish American Congress has invited me to join a panel of 17 Congressional members on 26 September 2017 to speak on the state of European geopolitics.
This lecture will provide a three-dimensional view of Russia, it will contextualize Russian actions over the past decade beyond the headlines, and it will illustrate why U.S. foreign policy toward Russia is misguided (and how to correct the strategic misperceptions).
Most Western analysts are incorrect in their view on Russian foreign policy intentions. Very often, they focus solely on Russia’s western side and completely ignore Russia’s Far East. This backgrounder seeks to change that. After all, Russia without its Far East is not Russia. It is Muscovy. And that’s not a country, it’s an existential target.
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.
This VLOG is a response to people who have responded to my most recent article on the need for President-elect Trump to combat Vladimir Putin with time and resolve.