President Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel set hard feelings aside for the summit in Germany.
The president’s simultaneous decisions on the Arctic Wildlife National Refuge and drilling off the Atlantic coast reveal that he is putting politics over science.
It seems the increasing polarization over a greater number of hot-button issues will jeopardize any real collaboration between Russia and the United States
The proverbial ball is in Russia’s court. Economic and diplomatic sanctions will continue to mount if the situation in Crimea does not deescalate.