Category Archives: Putin

Putin smiles as Washington ties itself in knots over Russia

Stephen Collinson of CNN – Emulating President Donald Trump’s own language, the architect of Russia’s election meddling operation said Mueller’s report showed claims of collusion were “nonsense,” appearing to be only too happy to add to the fog of controversy … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Donald Trump, Elections, FBI, Putin, Robert Mueller, Russia

Russia Has Americans’ Weaknesses All Figured Out

Jim Sciutto in the Atlantic – Election interference is one front in Moscow’s larger campaign to undermine the U.S. without prompting a military response. Continue reading…

Posted in Putin, Russia, United States, war

When To Trust A Story That Uses Unnamed Sources

By Perry Bacon Jr. of FiveThirtyEight – The various investigations into the Trump administration and its alleged ties to Russia are hard to follow. The allegations are sometimes muddled, the probes are still ongoing, and all sides in the dispute … Continue reading

Posted in Crisis communication, Democracy, Donald Trump, Fake news, FBI, FiveThirtyEight, Geopolitical, government, Internet, Journalism, Politics, Putin, Robert Mueller, Russia, Social Media, Technology, Ukraine, United States, White House

The meek shall not inherit the earth

By David Murrin, author of Breaking the Code of History We have often discussed the psychology of national aggression, based on where each party is on their empire cycle. In the case of Britain and Russia, both parties have been … Continue reading

Posted in David Murrin, Donald Trump, Putin, Russia, United Kingdom

Manafort’s trial is about Putin, not tax evasion

By David Eckels Wade of Reuters Manafort’s trial is no more about tax evasion than former House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s 2016 trial was about wire fraud rather than sexual abuse. It’s a trial about the astonishing ways in which Vladimir … Continue reading

Posted in Ego, Paul Manafort, Putin, Russia, Ukraine, White House