Brandon J. Weichert’s newest op-ed at The Asia Times shows how bad the US policy toward Russia and Eastern Ukraine really is.
Tag: Russian Federation
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.
U.S. Sanctions Harm America's Global Financial Hegemony
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | REAL CLEAR PUBLIC AFFAIRS The United States remains the world’s most dominant power. Its military possesses … More
Russia Happy with Oil Prices as They Are (For Now)
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT Even before the coronavirus outbreak became a pandemic (that world health institutions refuse … More
Solving Climate Change with Taxes?
BRANDON J. WEICHERT | THE WEICHERT REPORT The argument that the Democratic Party has the “solution” to Climate Change (which … More
Turkey’s Return to the Mideast Threatens Iran
Turkey’s return to a small strip of northern Syria is not historically new. And Turkey’s presence just might complicate Iranian ambitions for expanding beyond their territory into the Levant.
What Is Russia Doing?
Russia has behaved boldly on the world stage under Putin. Now, I believe they are targeting Western communication linkages in space and undersea in order to render the US deaf, dumb, blind all to achieve their geopolitical goals of reclaiming a safe space buffering their borders from Europe.
Drawing Lines: Taiwan and North Korea
It’s time to draw-down U.S. forces from South Korea and move them on to Taiwan, only then can the United States build a proper defensive perimeter around China in the Asia-Pacific and only then will Washington be playing to its traditional strengths as a maritime power.
Trump Is Right About Syria (and Turkey)
“If Iran is the threat that many in the Trump Administration believe it to be, and if American military power is no longer as effective in the region as everyone previously thought, then why not step back, reserve the right to attack any foe that may arise in Syria at a later date, and seek to make nice with the weaker members of this new Russo-Iranian-Turkish alliance?”
Can America’s Anti-Empire Survive?
“In fact, President Woodrow Wilson had made clear his antipathy to all forms of empire. Rather than merely sending American doughboys to end the war in the entente’s favor, Wilson insisted on fighting to end all war while simultaneously ending empire itself. Wilson envisaged a postwar order that forced all European empires to abandon their overseas colonies, embraced free trade, and made their markets open to American goods while opening their polities to American ideals. Essentially, Wilson wanted a postwar scenario in which all empires lost.”