MOVERS & SHAKERS
The Trump and Putin Show
Like a bull in a china shop Donald Trump’s style and negotiations skills were on full display at this year’s annual NATO gathering. He was not shy about how he feels about the alliance. Now the Trump-Putin summit is front and center. Will it be a mere photo op or something more?
CrossTalking with Charles Ortel, Adriel Kasonta, and Daniel McAdams.
Italy: Europe's Populist Wave
Italy’s recent elections again demonstrate the EU’s neoliberal agenda is under continued pressure, even under threat. Where is this grand historic project going? How should we understand the Italian election results, the German elections, and Brexit in totality? Is the current leadership of the EU capable of governing effectively and in line with the wishes the people it claims to represent?
CrossTalking with Adriel Kasonta, Theofanis Exadaktylos, and Marco Bassani.
Doubts emerge over accusations against Russia in poison case (Skripals)
"The US is orchestrating with the UK, this dilemma for Russia, it's a big game" says political consultant and analyst Adriel Kasonta as doubts emerge over accusations against Russia in poison case.
The Pentagon recently released its new Nuclear Posture Review. Its critics are stunned. Not only the use of nuclear weapons is now more thinkable, but the threshold for their use has been lowered. Doctor Strangelove would be proud. Is the world facing another dangerous arms race?
CrossTalking with Michael O'Hanlon, Kevin Kamps, and Adriel Kasonta.