President Obama’s State of the Union speech was a blend of pragmatism, partisanship, boosterism, and fantasy.
Vladimir Putin's foreign and domestic policies are nothing new; they're as old as Muscovy and were used by Brezhnev. Putin is thoroughly Russian.
Ukraine's parliament voted to end the country's non-aligned status, and they've also cut Crimea's electricity, but the prisoner swap finally went forward.
WASHINGTON, December 26, 2014 – The Russian economy, already in a slump, will enter a sharp recession next year, accompanied by double-digit inflation. This is according to Russian government ministers, who blame Western sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea and the plummeting price of oil. The sanctions have blocked foreign investment in the ...
Removing celebrity nonsense, UVA fake rapes, and anything to do with Kim K., here are the top 10 news stories of 2014.
WASHINGTON, December 20, 2014 – President Obama’s decision to lift some sanctions against Cuba has infuriated some of his opponents and parts of the Cuban immigrant community. They have argued that Cuba’s suppression of human rights warrants sanctions, and that lifting them sends the wrong signal to other nations. Those arguments are based on fundamental ...
WASHINGTON, December 10, 2014 – Wednesday is a day that will live in infamy, at least for those invested in stocks. As we write this, stocks across the boards, with few exceptions, are taking a nosedive to hell. The market, in general, is beginning to resemble the very flat and very dead specimen of roadkill ...
WASHINGTON, November 13, 2014 – NATO officials have confirmed that Russian troops, tanks, and other military equipment are crossing the border into Ukraine. Fighting has picked up around Donetsk, and there have been “green man” sightings – men in green uniforms with no insignia. The invasion of Crimea was carried out in part by green ...
News of the patrol missions coincide with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg accusing Russia of sending fresh troops and tanks into eastern Ukraine.
President Obama clearly is unwilling and unready to step on the toes of the former KGB Spymaster.
WASHINGTON, September 9, 2014 — Just two days away from the thirteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the United States once again finds itself embroiled and knee deep in the mess and much that is World politics. In the last three years we have seen numerous earth shattering events take place throughout the world. And ...
This shows conversations include Mid-Term Election predictions, ISIS, foreign policy, Russia, Ukraine and the US and NFL!
WASHINGTON, August 28, 2014 – Stocks are taking the kind of hit the Maven more or less expected today. As of approximately 11:30 a.m. EDT, the Dow is off 50 points, the S&P 500 is down 3.6, and the NASDAQ is off about 6.5: all modest drops on continuing weak volume, but to be expected ...
Our President drinks bears, sneak cigarettes when FOTUS is not looking and there have been more very much unconfirmed and probably way off based rumors about his dalliances with men, then women.
On this weeks Critical Conversations we talk with Dr. Jim Picht, senior political editor and an expert on Ukraine and Russia and ask if we are entering into "Obama's Cold War."
The US and EU has increased sanctions against Russia in retaliation for its ongoing assault on Ukraine and Russia’s support of the rebels.
They don't know what happened, or why, but Russian Academy of Sciences is investigating.
Skiba, a Ukrainian journalist who was assisting CNN in its coverage of the downing of Flight MH 17, was apprehended by armed men outside the Donbass Palace hotel.
Russian Ambassador: I’m talking about the United States; they actually pushed them to escalate … they are trying to lay the blame on Russia.
MH17 is the perfect example of as one dunderhead after another making bad choices.