On Saturday Trump accused Obama of tapping his phones at Trump Tower. Trump is presumably basing his assertion on reports that the Justice Department applied for a warrant under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to conduct surveillance on Trump associates.
Franklin D. Roosevelt’s policy towards Russia depended on a willful disregard for the Moscow regime’s most brutal acts. The problem for the president—and for the American public—was that he seemed to believe the utterly false portrait of Stalin he helped to create.
The New York Times editors and Sylvie Kauffmann have depicted Poland in a clash between an authoritarian government, represented by Law and Justice Party (PiS) leader Jarosław Kaczyński, and heroes of a democratic struggle. History suggests otherwise.
The United States has quietly taken the first step towards softening economic sanctions against Russia. The White House’s explanation for the ease was far from clarifying. A healthy dose of critical skepticism is in order.
The First Marine Division’s paragon of virtue, Chesty Puller, upheld the standards of just warfighting and respect, if not love, of the enemy. We pray his progeny leading the defense of our nation today will do the same.