Posts Tagged: Ukraine crisis
The BRICS were well poised to rival the West's control of the global economy. But while they grapple with economic slowdowns and rising social tensions, other blocs of developing economies are rising to the fore.
Somehow a disagreement over Ukraine has morphed into Nazi armies poised on the Polish border, or Soviet armored divisions threatening to overrun Western Europe.
Many Russians and Americans would rather see their governments helping other countries than hurting them. That means facing some hard truths.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
Our wartime commemorations are the functional equivalent of mounting the heads of our victims on pikes. Are we surprised that others celebrate bloodshed when we do the same?
U.S. saber-rattling over the Ukraine Crisis can lure Russia into war.
There are rising concerns that the Ukraine crisis could lead to nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia.
Despite the fallout in Ukraine, several Balkan countries are angling to join NATO — and freely misinforming their publics to get there.
Washington is responsible for a plethora of global calamities. But Putin's Russia isn't offering an appealing alternative at all.
If Ukraine wants to move closer to the West, it will probably have to submit to the knife.