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“While you bleed to death.”

One of my readers has taken exception to the impeachment rhetoric overflowing since Wednesday’s announcement by Nancy Pelosi that the current president of the United States will be undergoing an … Continue reading

September 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Knight of Nyet

Even more fascinating as a study in delusion than Vladimir Putin’s quest to recreate the power and glory of the Soviet Union, is his Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, the “Knight … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Flowers from Kiev (reconsidered)

There is unnerving power in these photographs. These photographs by Anastasia Taylor-Lind were published in June in the New York Times. They are simple portraits of some of the protesters from February who participated in … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vladimir, Part 2

Not Your Grandfather’s Smart Phone How is the game different today? I would submit that America and Europe have been better at what seems to be squarely within the blind … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vladimir, Part 1

“Russian forces skillfully employed 21st-century tactics that combined cyberwarfare, an energetic information campaign and the use of highly trained special operation troops in its annexation of Crimea.” – New York … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

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