Posts Tagged Russia

Crimea and Ukraine: a Tragedy Like the Charge of the Light Brigade!

Crimea, surrounded by the Black Sea, hangs like a diamond from the southern end of Ukraine. It has historic ties to Russia but was an independent republic until annexed in 2014 as part of the Russian Federation after a dubious referendum. Russia’s maritime fleet has been stationed in Crimea for decades. Almost 30 percent of […]

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Stay out of Syria: All Factions are Thugs, Thieves, Tyrants, or Terrorists.

Each Wednesday I publish an earlier column that I hope will be instructive, informative, inspirational, and at times, infuriating. The following timely column was first published in June of this year: Syria is a maniacal, murderous, malodorous mess that should alarm the U.S. but not activate us. It calls for our attention but not action. […]

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