May 17, 2014

Appeasing Putin Is Utter Folly

Charles Moore, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

Russia’s leader is toying with the West and shows all the traits of a dictator on the march

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TAGGED: World War I, Russia, Vladimir Putin


May 8, 2014
How Germany Could Have Won WWI
Michael Peck, National Interest
When it comes to alternative history, the Second World War is king. Dozens of books and wargames suggest how history would have changed if Hitler had invaded Britain or not invaded Russia. Want to know what happens when... more ››
May 12, 2014
Asian Powder Keg Hints at a World War
John Hulsman, City AM
IT IS well that we contemplate the abyss, if only to avoid it. This year we particularly remember the ghastly disaster of 100 years ago, when an almost unfathomable complacency shared by the European elite threw a generation into... more ››
The Obama administration’s approach to events in Ukraine and the approach favored by the president’s critics are based on the same faulty premise. Both parties assume Russian President Vladimir Putin has firm control of... more ››
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