My last post on the current situation in Ukraine was exactly two months ago. On October 3rd I predicted that an all-out invasion of Ukraine (including use of air power by Russia against targets in Kyiv and Dnipropetrovsk) was to occur before the Oct. 26 Parliamentary election. Thankfully, that … [Read more...] about Putin’s Vision of World Order – Thoughts from Kiev.
"If the US imperialists threaten our sovereignty and survival, our troops will fire our nuclear-armed rockets at the White House and the Pentagon—the sources of all evil.” Ironically, and sadly, the war-invoking threat came on the 27 July 2014, the anniversary of the armistice that ended the … [Read more...] about North Korea Part 2: The International Response & Ethical Conundrum
Given that no one anywhere (including in Russia) seems to still believe the fairytale of Russia’s “non-involvement” in Ukraine, Putin may just decide to drop the pretense, and engage “the fascist evil” (as the Russian media refers to Ukraine) directly. [dropcap size=big]A[/dropcap] full six days … [Read more...] about The Minsk “cease fire” agreement and the calm before the storm.
A quote from Noam Chomsky "Well, the nation state is pretty much a European invention, I mean there were similar things, but the nation state in the modern form was largely created in Europe over many centuries. It's so unnatural and artificial that it had to be imposed by extreme violence. In fact … [Read more...] about Europe’s and its Nation States. 1000 Years
"Thank God, I think no one is thinking of unleashing a large-scale conflict with Russia. I want to remind you that Russia is one of the leading nuclear powers." - Putin [dropcap size=big]L[/dropcap]ast Saturday Putin issued a veiled threat to those in the West who might “threaten Russia’s … [Read more...] about Putin’s Reminder – “Russia is one of the leading nuclear powers.” (Thoughts from Kiev)
Julian Assange, the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the publication Wikileaks and the worlds chief whistle blower has announced that he will leave the Ecuadorian Embassy soon. [dropcap size=big]O[/dropcap]n the 18th of August 2014 Julian Assange in conduction with the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister … [Read more...] about Assange: I will leave the Ecuadorian Embassy soon. Full Press Conference