Ronald Tiersky

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  • Aug 17, 2022
    The war in Ukraine is not always on the front page of our newspapers these days. But the conflict seems to be shifting. Western specialists are estimating that Russia’s...
  • Jul 1, 2022
    Emmanuel Macron won France’s presidential election in April handily. But the dust is settling from the surprising parliamentary elections that followed a few weeks ago. The...
  • Apr 19, 2022
    In The Art of War, Sun Tzu writes: “If you know the enemy and know yourself, in 100 battles you will never be in peril. But if you are ignorant both of your enemy and of...
  • Jan 7, 2022
    Tim Robbins' excellent "Prisoners of Geography" (2016) begins with a quip on Russia’s geopolitical situation:   “Vladimir Putin says he is a religious man, a great...