Category Archives: Ukraine

Realpolitik, Surrealpolitik: Steve Bannon talks to liberals

By ann summers More puzzling is the fact that Bannon would phone a writer and editor of a progressive publication (the cover lines on whose first two issues after Trump’s election were “Resisting Trump” and “Containing Trump”) and assume that … Continue reading

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#TrumpRussia kleptocrats and crony capitalists profit from lowering US aid

By ann summers In Russia, client states you! So the White House wants to merge USAID and the Department of State, because draining-swamp thing, leaving an opening for whom? Oh darn, more influence accrues to Russia and the clients of … Continue reading

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‘Don’t Do Stupid Sh*t’ is not the Obama Doctrine because there is one

By ann summers   An important date in my lifetime was not an August 30 when I decided to blog regularly, but the red line moment for the Obama decision not to bomb the shit out of Syria over the use … Continue reading

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Ukraine War: A Reverse Cuban Missile Crisis

Apparently I’m not alone in doubting that this ship is unsinkable.   Here’s a perspective on the Ukraine War from a member of JFK’s Cuban Missile Crisis Management Team; James R. Polk In a rather ghastly Nineteenth Century experiment, a … Continue reading

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Nuclear War and Clashing Ukraine Narratives

“[A]s far as it is possible to do so, these two wonderful vessels are designed to be unsinkable” – White Star Line publicity brochure circa 1910 for the twin ships Olympic and Titanic Two years later the world would learn … Continue reading

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“Don’t You Dare Kick That Dog!” — In Defense Of Officer Wilson

By BOB STONE For the cop who paid it forward back in the summer of 1977 by taking the time to track down a 10 year-old boy’s brand-new Ross Apollo 3 speed that was stolen. I’ll never forget how he … Continue reading

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Before Horsemen, Four Growling Dogs

by GENE HOWINGTON At any given time, there are dozens of hotspots around the world where regional conflicts or outright wars are fermenting. Most times these potential conflicts are local or regional in scope. There are four areas at the … Continue reading

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