Why The Neutralist? The term Isolationist implies a narrow Fortress America outlook and is used as an epithet. The term Neutralist does not indicate someone hiding out from the world. No one calls the Swiss isolationists. The Wilsonian world view is old, tired and wrong. Our interventions have been less and less successful and now the failure can no longer be covered up.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
File this under, If that is how a country runs its foreign policy, it does not deserve to have one-apologies to Dickens
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
When the Daily Chatter appeared in the inbox, there was hope. It did not last long. DC is an email digest that promises the world in a couple of minutes. A few snapshots maybe, but le monde, non.
What is worse, DC repeats the same goofy anti Russian, dare we say it, chatter that is already all over the media from Vox to the MSM.
Today, they start off with the piece, Russian Roulette, with the usual media bias.
Negotiating with Russian President Vladimir Putin must feel a bit like Russian roulette. You know there’s a bullet in the chamber somewhere; you’re just not sure when it will go off.A bit loaded that, but in setting the tone, the rest does not disappoint either.
With his 2014 invasion of Ukraine and his 2015 bombing campaign in Syria, the crafty Russian leader has pioneered a new sort of post-Cold War diplomacy.His invasion of Ukraine – as indicated by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent gaffe — is all-but forgotten. With the rest of the world’s attention fractured across various conflicts from Afghanistan to Syria, however, his troops and proxies have actually “steadily escalated the fighting” this summer, according to the Washington Post.
Much of the Post article is hinting. Some of it might be true, but nowhere are the machinations of Nato and the West mentioned.
The Daily Chatter in this and previous postings never mentions who started the whole business. They do not reference the rioting out of an elected, if unpopular president and the actions of Nuland and Pyatt in the event.
The rest of the article is the same silly speculation and
Ah but we eventually get to the full import of the article,