"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)
"In North Korea, the words 'human rights' do not exist.” - The heart wrenching words of escapee Kim Song-Ju. [dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]f only that were the extent of injustice—the absence of words. But it’s the reality behind the truncated vocabulary that’s truly unspeakable. The dictatorship … [Read more...] about The Future of North Korea Part 1: Will History Repeat Itself?
What does an aggressive animal backed into a corner do? Now we’re into nightmare scenario. [dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]’ve spent the past week in Canada visiting my elderly parents. Other than having to deal with jet lag, I’ve also experienced a degree of culture shock: for the average Canadian, … [Read more...] about Thoughts on Putin – The Dooms Day Scenario
History, insecurity and brinkmanship reveal an unsettling global future. [dropcap size=big]T[/dropcap]he Black sea crisis is likely to be more than simply a resurgent Russia flexing its might or a local ethnic divide in Ukraine. Its origins and motivations rest in the age old historical chess match … [Read more...] about The Black Sea crisis: More than what it seems.