Don't hold your breath, but it would be refreshing if NATO leaders meeting in Wales this week spoke candidly for once about Ukraine. They could start by embracing the observation by John Mearsheimer, the distinguished foreign-policy scholar at the University of Chicago, that "the United States and its European allies share most of the responsibility for the crisis," largely because of NATO enlargement. This will startle most people who rely on major media outlets for their news and analysis. But, writes Sheldon Richman, Mearsheimer is no fringe character or fan of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He's a member of the "realist" school of foreign policy, which assumes that governments tend to act rationally in their political self-interest. Russia was provoked, as many had warned, for nearly 20 years, that it would be.
Kamala Harris Does Not Understand Why the Constitution Should Get in the Way of Her Gun Control Agenda
The presidential contender conspicuously fails to explain the legal basis for her plan to impose new restrictions by executive fiat.
This is bending the Lanham Act until it nearly breaks
The black market still dominates. And more enforcement and fines aren’t going to fix it.
The "assault weapons" that the presidential contender wants to confiscate are not especially deadly, but the symbolism of that policy is poisonous.