December 16, 2013

Complex Truth of the Boston Bombers

Jacobs, Boston Globe

The Associated Press
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December 4, 2013
The Great Ukrainian Knife Fight
Walter Russell Mead, American Interest
On the streets of Kiev, the knife fight over the future of Ukraine continues even as the storyline continues to change. A month ago, the EU thought that the battle was as good as won. The Ukrainians had agreed to sign an... more ››
December 5, 2013
Will Olympics Bring Violence to Sochi?
Ekaterina Sokirianskaia, NYT
The Black Sea resort of Sochi, with its breathtaking views of the nearby Caucasus Mountains, was once a favorite holiday destination of Communist Party bosses in the Soviet era. Now reincarnated in gleaming glass, steel and... more ››
SAME places. Same slogans (“Thieves Out!”). Same icy weather. Same villain: Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine’s thuggish president. The protesters in Kiev want him out, just as the Orange revolutionaries of 2004 wanted... more ››
December 4, 2013
Ukraine and Europe's New Geopolitical Game
Ulrich Speck, CNN
Ultimately, it's about power. When Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich suspended an agreement with the European Union (EU) on November 21, his personal considerations would certainly have been a driving factor. Signing the... more ››
December 4, 2013
The New Captive Nations of Eurasia
Damon Wilson, RealClearWorld
During the Cold War, against all odds and the tenants of realpolitik diplomacy, every White House and U.S. Congress championed the cause of the ‘captive nations' of central and eastern Europe locked behind the Iron Curtain.... more ››