Award-winning Hollywood director Oliver Stone has seen a past which has never worked. Continue reading “Oliver Stone’s Putin Interviews: How Hollywood Director Can Make ‘Useful Idiot’ Out of Himself”
Russia has been especially perplexing to almost everybody in the West, with US Presidents often featuring prominently on the “misunderstanding Russia” list…
Here is the basic model of hundreds of years of imperial history squeezed into a single essay. Continue reading “Understanding Russia 101: Easy! No ‘Riddle Wrapped in Mystery inside Enigma’”
Hey, perhaps Trump could become the US President to manage to get the Europeans to start paying for their own defense, and build up their own militaries to be able to protect themselves!
The good people of the EU have had every chance to solidify their supra-national state as a benevolent power but didn’t.
Also, between Donald Trump and Donald Tusk, I like Donald Duck best… Continue reading “The EU That Should Have Pulled Itself Together Long before Trump’s Advent”
China might have achieved a major geopolitical breakthrough mainly thanks to domestic shifts in some of the top US allies in the Asia-Pacific region. If it permanently secures them on its side, this might be a game changer for the geopolitics of the entire globe. Continue reading “Has China Just Made Its Big Geopolitical Break? Or Is It about To?”
The ugly disintegration of the former Yugoslavia is probably far from over. The Republic of Macedonia could be the next time bomb. Continue reading “Macedonia: More Scary Skeletons Are Yet to Break Out of Yugoslavia’s Closet”
It’s quite simple: Romania has got a civil society, and it works!
In the past few years, the cornerstone of Eastern Europe’s progress, the US security umbrella, has started to seem increasingly, and dreadfully, shaky. Continue reading “Will Trump Let Eastern Europe Be ‘Trumpled’? By Russia or by Turkey?”