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Shooting from the hip? Mozgovoy Assassination

Last evening, Alexie Mozgovoy, commander of the Ghost Battalion, within the “Luhansk People’s Republic” met an untimely death.  He was assassinated on the road between Luhansk and the Ghost Battalion stronghold of Alchevsk. 938 more words

Politics

How The Saudis Wag The Dog: Even Without A Bomb Or A Lobby

American diplomacy favors (majority) white, English-speaking countries (the UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand) and non-Hispanic European settler states (Canada, Australia and New Zealand again, but also Apartheid South Africa and, of course, Israel). 3,026 more words

Emerging Markets

In exploding waters

Indonesia recently sunk a Chinese fishing vessel, among others. An illegal one of course. Are they intentionally stepping on toes of giants, like some tip them to be? 547 more words

Geopolitics

Radical Islamic Terrorism

Headline- Cruz: Can’t Win War Against Our Enemies If Obama ‘Unwilling’ to Say the Words ‘Radical Islamic Terrorism’

This is one of those arguments about semantics, so to narrow the point of contention, I limit it to an American view. 284 more words

Obama

Remember Ukraine?

View from a tortured keyboard of Chuq

Funny thing happened on the way to an election…….a subject that garnered many hours of airtime back in the day is all but forgotten.  318 more words

International Situations

Transportation as an Element of the EU’s Eastern Partnership

It is difficult to overstate the importance of transportation and mobility in fostering contact between countries. Transportation issues will undoubtedly play a major role in the efforts to further integrate the European Union’s eastern neighbors into a larger European economic and political space. 489 more words

Governance

Iran's Goal is Middle Eastern Hegemony | World Affairs Journal

Can you hear that?  That is the sound of Right wing apes thumping their chests like sex crazed primates over Iran…..if we listen to them then maybe we will be ass deep in conflict as soon as one of their idiots is elected president. 91 more words

International Situations