A specter is haunting Eastern Europe: the specter of what in the West is called “dissent” This specter has not appeared out of thin air. 10,746 more words
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by Bruce Berglund.
Most of us remember exactly where we were when we first heard reports of certain historical events. My grandparents remembered where they were on the Sunday of December 7, 1941, while for my parents’ generation the crushing news came on November 22, 1963. 1,589 more words
Do you remember back in the Spring and Summer when all the world was jumping through hoops because of Russia’s advance into Ukrainian territory?
The world went batcrap crazy….NATO was predicting that all other former Soviet states would be falling like dominoes……that hysteria lead to the formation of a NATO Rapid Response Force……do you recall any of this? 224 more words
Chinese President has had two major projects since he took over the reign: First, the Chinese dream by which he has put an end to the fierce power struggle between conservatives and reformists and rallied both of them around him; and second, the establishment of the Silk Road economic belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Route Economic Belt (Maritime Silk Road). 930 more words