In recent weeks, tens of thousands of Russian soldiers have been massing at eight staging areas along Russia's border with Ukraine, and some Pentagon officials believe that this could represent preparations for a full-scale invasion.
We've talked before about the fertility crisis facing China, Japan, and much of Europe--all of which face what has been called a "demographic winter." Until recently, the United States has been an exception to this distressing trend, but this seems no longer the case.
Turkey's newfound love affair with Russia will inevitably have repercussions in Syria, and that pleases Iran. Not only will Turkey have to 'digest' that [Russian-Iranian-Syrian] line, it will have to join it, entering into a pact with Putin and the ayatollahs. Clearly, this is where Erdogan has decided is the best place to pledge his allegiance.
If your son or daughter is getting ready for college, you're probably feeling the mixed emotions of pride and nervousness: pride in your child's accomplishments and nervousness for . . . well, for a whole host of reasons.