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Ukraine – The Limits of Power

It’s worth another look at Ukraine. Americans have taken a principled pro-democracy stand. But before we get too self-congratulatory, let’s find a little perspective.

Negotiation And Diplomacy

U.S. accuses Russia after Putin warning on gas supplies to Europe

President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday thatRussian gas supplies to Europe could be disrupted if Moscow cuts the flow to Ukraine over unpaid bills, drawing a U.S. 101 more words


So What!

Nato General Secretary Anders ‘feckin eejit’ Rasmussen today appealed to the E.U and Nato States to prepare for war, threatening Russia with grave consequences if, as in Crimea, it accedes to any requests by Russians in East Ukraine, the Russian half of the country comprising the Russian half of the country that considers itself Russian, the possible cause of their infection with Russian Disease. 275 more words


Issue of Sovereignty

On the 16th October 2013, the Supreme Court dismissed appeals from two prisoners over the right to vote. British law states that convicted prisoners are banned from voting which conflicts with the European Court of Human Rights. 476 more words


Art as in Life: The Asymmetry of Vladimir Putin

Does he look “asymmetric”? While viewers of the George W. Bush paintings may find that an amusing question, the oxymoron of overt-covert asymmetry employed by Vladimir Putin’s perplexing powerplex is itself asymmetric. 1,426 more words


The unprecedented levy

It has been almost 13 months since Cyprus’ “successful” bailout. This is a brief analysis of what really happened and its implications.