Another round of provocative military exercises on Russia’s border by NATO has raised fears of a nuclear war in Europe.
NATO war games conducted in Poland this month, which simulate a Russian invasion, have European politicians on edge.
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Cold War and post-Cold War alliances and commitments forged since World War II have resulted in US security responsibilities becoming grossly overextended.
US Navy fighters are bombing ISIS in Syria via the USS Truman, which has moved to the Mediterranean.
Next Cold War Roundup 5/31/16 880 migrants and refugees were lost when boats carrying them from Libya to Italy capsized or wrecked, as the Italian navy attempted rescues. UK Prime Minister David Cameron says Libya is a “threat to us all.” Libya’s new appointed government won’t allow EU ships close
When asked about UK involvement in Iraq, Trump said, “I don’t see it as war crimes. I just think [Blair] goes down as somebody who did a terrible job.”
The Obama administration revealed that US special operations forces have been deployed in Libyan “outposts” for months along with other western forces.
The fighting in Syria continues. The US and Russia continue to work on cessation of hostilities. Al Qaeda calls for unity jihad and an emirate in Syria.
As the United States continues to assert its imperial dominance and hegemony, rising powers throughout the world are looking for ways to counter it.