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The U.S. Is Developing Ties To India Knowing They Have Strong Ties To Iran And Russia.

ArmchairPolitiicianIndia, November 6, 2017, by Brad Peery, Blog site: www.ArmchairPolitician.US Email: ArmchairPolitician.US@gmail.com

*On a visit to India, by the U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, India and the U.S. agreed to increase regional security and prevent other countries from providing a safe haven for terrorists. The U.S. and India plan to have talks with […]

Russia And Chechnya Have Reached A Fragile Truce: Will The Ambitions Of The Chechnya Leader Fracture The Peace?

ArmchairPoliticianRussia, October 7, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW.ArmchairPolitician.US, ArmchairPolitician.US@gmail.com

*Chechnya has been a thorn in the side of Russia. The autonomous region is under the leadership of a Russian appointed leader, after years of fighting for independence from Russia. That leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, is now angling to become a leader of the worldwide Muslim movement […]

Russia And China Are Working Together Despite Their Different Ambitions: What Should Be The U.S. Response?

ArmchairPoliticianChinaRussia, October 6, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW.ArmchairPolitician.US, ArmchairPolitician.US@gmail.com

China and Russia are each a threat to the U.S. in many different ways. One might presume that each is pursuing their own global goals, but there is evidence that in certain ways they are acting in concert with each other. One example is the U.N. […]

Israel-Under Pressure From Iran And Hezbollah In Syria: Will It Lead To War?

ArmchairPolitiicianIsrael, September 10, 2017, by Brad Peery, www.ArmchairPolitician.US, ArmchairPolitician.US@gmail.com

*Israel has recently launched strikes in Syria that were apparently aimed at weapons storage facilities, a military training facility, and facilities that were used to store chemical weapons. This is part of an overall picture that has Iran using the war in Syria to establish […]

Russia Is Taking Advantage Of U.S. Policy Lapses, And Is Expanding Its Global Influence

ArmchairPolitiicianRussia, August 28, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW. ArmchairPolitician.US, ArmchairPolitician.US@gmail.com

The Russian policy is well-defined. Their actions include: Undermining democracies; Taking advantage of ethnic and religious tensions; And, developing new locations for gathering intelligence, and projecting military influence.

President Obama’s foreign policy lapses have created many problems. The vacuum he created in Iraq and Syria […]

Russia Is Being Sanctioned For Interfering in the 2016 Presidential Election: Russia Has Responded Negatively

ArmchairPolitiicianRussia, August 27, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW. ArmchairPolitician.US, ArmchairPolitician.US@gmail.com

The U.S. intelligence community has concluded that Russia sought to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. The Russian sanction bill also included sanctions on Iran and North Korea. The bill passed the House by a lopsided vote of 419-3.

A January report from the U.S. […]

Russia Annexing Crimea Was The First Step. Step Two Is Russia Interfering In Eastern Ukraine. Where Will It Stop?

ArmchairPoliticianUkraine, August 23, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW.ArmchairPolitician.US, ArmchairPolitician.US@gmail.com

Ukrainian Leader Petro Peroshenko met with President Trump in June, 2017 to gain U.S. support in confronting Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine. Trump, not mentioning the reform agenda, and anti-corruption efforts of Ukraine called the countries “strategic partners”. Following the forcible annexation of Crimea by Russia, […]

The U.S. Withdraws Support For Syrian Rebels: The U.S. Is Losing And Russia/Iran Are Winning.

ArmchairPoliticianSyria, August 6, 2017, By Brad Peery, WWW.ArmchairPolitician.US, ArmchairPolitician.US@gmail.com

A covert program to provide military support for moderate Sunni-Arab rebels in Northern Syria was ended before President Trump’s recent meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Support had been supplied by the U.S. to those rebels since 2013. This withdrawal of support was a surprise, and makes […]

Russia Is Promoting Terrorism To Enhance Russia’s Territorial Ambitions: What Should The US And The EU Do?

ArmchairPolitiicianRussia, July 25, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW. ArmchairPolitician.US, ArmchairPolitician.US@gmail.com

Two areas where Russia has territorial ambitions are the Ukraine and the Balkans. The Russian territorial ambitions became apparent when it acquired Crimea, and supports terrorists in the Eastern Ukraine trying to break off from the Ukraine. The European Union and the United States fully […]

Should South Korea And Japan Be Given Nuclear Weapons? Will That Cause China To Contain North Korea?

ArmchairPolitiicianNorthKorea, July 11, 2017, by Brad Peery, WWW. ArmchairPolitician.US, ArmchairPolitician.US@gmail.com

North Korea launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). This is viewed as a serious escalation of the threat that North Korea poses to the U.S. and the international community. They seem to be making rapid progress in their ballistic missile program. The Hwasong-14 ICBM […]