Tag Archives: Crimean Conflict

Rick Ayers :
Crimea, Obama, and the nostalgia for World War I

The poet Wilfred Owen had the courage to look reality in the face. What can he tell us? By Rick Ayers | The Rag Blog | April 16, 2014 It is fitting that President Obama should quote the poem “In … finish reading Rick Ayers :
Crimea, Obama, and the nostalgia for World War I

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Jack A. Smith :
What really happened in Ukraine?

Nothing quite like this move on the geopolitical chessboard has happened since the U.S. became the world’s single superpower over two decades ago. By Jack A. Smith | The Rag Blog | April 3, 2014 “The West must understand that, … finish reading Jack A. Smith :
What really happened in Ukraine?

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Tom Hayden :
The Cold War that threatens democracy

The new Cold War doctrine is that democratically elected nationalist or socialist leaders are new dominos threatening the fall of a U.S.-controlled order. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | March 20, 2014 While the first Cold War was … finish reading Tom Hayden :
The Cold War that threatens democracy

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Ron Jacobs :
The multi-pronged provocation of Crimea

After years of watching Washington and its NATO alliance entice and cajole traditionally Russian allies to join the western capitalist sphere, Moscow has recently begun fighting back. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | March 18, 2014 Recent events … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
The multi-pronged provocation of Crimea

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Ed Felien :
Straight talk about Crimea

Was the referendum on Crimea’s independence legitimate? Does Catalonia have a right to secede from Spain? Scotland from Britain? Texas from Mexico? By Ed Felien | The Rag Blog | March 17, 2014 Crimea is a dangling appendix to the … finish reading Ed Felien :
Straight talk about Crimea

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