By Charlie Spiering | 03/20/14 02:25 PM
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., reacted to the sanctions placed on him by the Russian government with a bit of sarcastic humor on Thursday. “I guess this means my spring break in Siberia is off, my Gazprom stock is lost, and my secret bank account in Moscow is frozen," he said. "Nonetheless, I...
By Brian Hughes | 03/20/14 12:15 PM
President Obama announced Thursday that the U.S. was expanding sanctions against senior Russian officials following Moscow's annexation of Crimea and warned of further “severe actions” against the Kremlin if it did not stand down. “The world is watching with grave concern,” Obama said...
By Cal Thomas | 03/19/14 03:50 PM
Acting as if he were endowed by special insight bestowed upon no one else, George W. Bush declared in 2001 that he had looked Vladimir Putin in the eye and “was able to get a sense of his soul.”
By Brian Hughes | 03/19/14 01:53 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Wednesday condemned the storming of the Crimean navy headquarters by pro-Russian forces, saying that Russia was “directly responsible for any casualties” that occur in the conflict.
By Austin Bay | 03/19/14 11:41 AM
The cold fact of European geo-political history distinguishing March 18, 2014, from March 17, and, for that matter, making it precariously unlike any other day since the end of World War II is this: Military aggression in Europe by a major European power has led to political annexation and...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/18/14 01:17 PM
From the start, he promised Russia would pay "costs" if it persisted in trying to grab Ukrainian territory. Well, now it has, and the shooting has started. From AFP: One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another wounded on Tuesday during a raid on a Ukrainian military base in the rebel Black...
By Brian Hughes | 03/18/14 10:25 AM
Vice President Joe Biden, in Eastern Europe to reassure U.S. allies rattled by Russian actions in Ukraine, said Tuesday that Western powers would impose more sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin's regime after Moscow formally annexed Crimea.
By Associated Press | 03/18/14 09:08 AM
Fiercely defending Russia's move to annex Crimea, President Vladimir Putin said Russia had to respond to what he described as a Western plot to take Ukraine into its sphere of influence.
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By Cal Thomas | 03/17/14 06:25 PM
What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may eventually be discovered, but there is something else that has been missing for much longe,r and its “disappearance” has far greater implications for America. It is our foreign policy. Can anyone say what it is? With Russia's Vladimir Putin...
By Michael Barone | 03/17/14 05:09 PM
Cognitive dissonance is a phrase that describes what happens when the world turns out to operate differently from what you expected. It's also a phrase that could be used to describe the state of mind of some of President Obama's current and past foreign policy advisers.
By Brian Hughes | 03/17/14 04:53 PM
The White House on Monday trumpeted sanctions against senior Kremlin officials as the most extensive economic punishment imposed on Russia since the Cold War. But Russian President Vladimir Putin must have missed that memo.
By Brian Hughes | 03/17/14 02:15 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin was not on the list of 11 Russian and Ukrainian names sanctioned by the U.S. government Monday, but the White House would not rule out the possibility when pressed about getting more aggressive with the Kremlin. “We're not going to rule out individuals or...
By Maria Danilova | 03/17/14 01:50 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Monday recognizing Crimea as a "sovereign and independent country," hours after the strategic Black Sea peninsula declared it had broken from Ukraine following a weekend referendum.
By Brian Hughes | 03/17/14 11:26 AM
Taking a direct shot at Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Obama told the leader Monday that the U.S. would impose additional sanctions on Kremlin officials if they don't stand down in Ukraine. “If Russia continues to intervene in Ukraine, we stand ready to impose further...
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