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World in Flames - the Deadly Legacy of Cold War Warrior Brzezinski

How ironic that a major upsurge in violence in Afghanistan has coincided with the death of Zbigniew Brzezinski, the viscerally anti-Russian Cold War warrior and architect of the US policy of backing jihadists in the country to ‘bleed’ the Soviet Union. 1,407 more words

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A different kind of Radiation!!

via Daily Prompt: Radiate

This is the authors attempt to portray the cold war situations when the world came close to self destructing.. and perhaps of many more situations to follow!! 59 more words

Daily Prompts And Photographs

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Godfather of al Qaeda and Taliban, Dead at 89

By Brian P. McGlinchey

I come not to praise Zbigniew Brzezinski, but to bury him beneath a damning fact omitted from his New York Times… 479 more words

Brzezinzki, Zbigniew (b. 1928, Warsaw -- d. 2017, Falls Church, USA).

Maybe the way I began knowing this great public figure (shown in the image here on the right) was through television broadcasts only starting during the 1970’s late in the war and then in the Carter administration.  362 more words

Zbigniew Brzezinski

What should we do with Confederate Heroes?

If you are a Yankee, the recent steps in New Orleans to remove public statues of Robert E. Lee and other Confederate heroes seem appropriate and obvious. 1,367 more words

News And Politics

Stalin and the Gulags

Here I address the question as the the economic rationale behind the Gulag system and its dismantling after the Stalin era.