Archivo de la etiqueta: Western expansion

is putin the irrational one? – (en)

Vladimir Putin seems to have lost touch with reality, Angela Merkel reportedly told Barack Obama after speaking with the Russian president. He is “in another world.” “I agree with what Angela Merkel said … that he is in another world,” said … Seguir leyendo

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white house goes twilight zone – (en)

“We have met the enemy, and he is us!” … Pogo Rod Serling, creator of the Twilight Zone TV series, must be smiling down on us from the hereafter as he watches those of us in our sixties who grew … Seguir leyendo

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why do they hate russia? – (en)

The West is guilty of the same crimes it accuses Russia of committing. Russia is not a superpower. Its population was shrinking, and so is its military, political, and economic might. Yes, Russians have their oil money to organise Olympics or … Seguir leyendo

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the ukrainian pendulum – (en)

The stakes are high in the Ukraine: after the coup, as Crimea and Donbas asserted their right to self determination, American and Russian troops entered Ukrainian territory, both under cover. The American soldiers are “military advisors”, ostensibly members of Blackwater … Seguir leyendo

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western expansion’s fruit – (en)

The clash in Crimea is the fruit of western expansion. The external struggle to dominate Ukraine has put fascists in power and brought the country to the brink of conflict. Diplomatic pronouncements are renowned for hypocrisy and double standards. But … Seguir leyendo

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