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Will Donald Trump be the United States’ Last Elected President?

http://thesaker.is/will-donald-trump-be-the-united-states-last-elected-president/ by Ernst Wolff During his election campaign, Donald Trump presented himself as the champion of America’s blue collar workers. He promised to ‘bring jobs back home’, create millions of well-paid new jobs, and raise the standard of living of … Continue reading

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News and the Cold War

We live in an era of Cold War politics. I remember the first Cold War of the early postwar period. But I was only a child then. The first casualty of the Cold War is always the truth, and the … Continue reading

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The Quality of Mercy

The Quality of Mercy Posted on September 28, 2016by marknesop https://marknesop.wordpress.com/ Uncle Volodya says, “The darkest secret of this country, I am afraid, is that too many of its citizens imagine that they belong to a much higher civilization somewhere else.” … Continue reading

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Europeans Contests US Anti-Russian Hype

Europeans Contest US Anti-Russian Hype June 27, 2016 First Published on Consortiumnews.com Besides the Brexit rejection of U.S.-style neoliberal economics, some European voices are protesting, finally, the U.S.-led, anti-Russian propaganda campaign that has justified an expensive new Cold War, notes Joe Lauria. By … Continue reading

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How Russia is preparing for WW111

This article was written for the Unz Review:http://www.unz.com/tsaker/how-russia-is-preparing-for-wwiii/ I have recently posted a piece in which I tried to debunk a few popular myths about modern warfare. Judging by many comments which I received in response to this post, I … Continue reading

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Red Hot Jingoism, with a Side of Apple Pie

Red Hot Jingoism, With a Side of Apple Pie Posted on May 23, 2016by marknesop Uncle Volodya says, “Empty threats are for dreamers. And I fancy myself a realist.” Peruse, if you will, this sabre-rattling pile of poop. Coming on the … Continue reading

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Just Listen to what Western Officials are saying about Russia

http://original.antiwar.com/hallinan/2015/07/31/just-listen-to-what-western-officials-are-saying-about-russia/ Just Listen to What Western Officials Are Saying About Russia by Conn Hallinan, August 01, 2015 Print This | Share This If you want a sleepless night – or month – just listen to what Western security officials are saying these days … Continue reading

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US Army Building Roads in Eastern Europe, Citing ‘Russian Aggression’

http://russia-insider.com/en/us-army-building-roads-eastern-europe-citing-russian-aggression/ri9055 US wants ‘Russian aggressors’ to have good roads to drive on? This article originally appeared at Antiwar.com US military officials are loudly bragging about their latest initiative to reassure Europe, a program that was called, unlikely enough, the European reassurance Initiative (ERI), … Continue reading

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Georgia after the end of the USSR

Alexander Werth Russia at War: 1941-1945 (Pan Books, 1965 [1964]) has a chapter on the German fiasco that was the invasion of Georgia in 1942 and the retreat in 1943. The title of Chapter 7 is “Caucasus Round Trip” and … Continue reading

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Michael Hudson – Backfired

http://michael-hudson.com/2014/12/backfired/ One of the many useful links from The Saker blog: http://vineyardsaker.blogspot.se/2014/12/short-update-about-ruble-and-great.html Backfired! December 11, 2014 By Michael U.S. New Cold War policy has backfired – and created its worst nightmare 1. The world’s geopolitics, major trade patterns and military alliances have changed … Continue reading

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