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The Coming Nuclear War with...the Soviet Union?

 The Coming Nuclear War with...the Soviet Union?

Tom Nichols

August 25, 2013 *Tom Nichols is Professor of National Security Affairs at the Naval War College and a professor at the Harvard Extension School. His book, No Use: Nuclear Weapons and U.S. National Security, will be released by the University of Pennsylvania Press in November.

Putin's Baku visit: background and consequences

 Putin's Baku visit: background and consequences
 
Zaur Shiriyev
 
18 August, 2013
 
Russian President Vladimir Putin's one-day visit to Azerbaijan last week passed without any of his characteristically enigmatic promises or apparent changes to bilateral relations, as some experts had predicted. Nonetheless, Putin's visit (his first since 2006; former President Dmitry Medvedev came in 2010) has sent ripples across the region.

Yes, NATO Should Let Georgia In

 Yes, NATO Should Let Georgia In

Michael Cecire

August 19, 2013

*Michael Cecire is an independent Caucasus analyst and an associate scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia.

Of all the arguments on the question of NATO expansion, it is particularly interesting to see anti-NATO campaigners attempts to articulate why growing the Atlantic Alliance is at odds with the purpose of an organization whose utility they are apparently unable to fathom.

Kremlin says no deal reached with Saudi on changing Syria stance

 Kremlin says no deal reached with Saudi on changing Syria stance

Reuters, Moscow, Today’s Zaman

9 August, 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin has not made an agreement with Saudi Arabia to scale back support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in exchange for economic incentives including an arms deal, the Kremlin said on Friday.

The Rise Of The Bear: 18 Signs That Russia Is Rapidly Catching Up To The US

The Rise Of The Bear: 18 Signs That Russia Is Rapidly Catching Up To The US

Submitted by Tyler Durden

on 08/08/2013 

Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog,
The Russian Bear is stronger and more powerful than it has ever been before. Sadly, most Americans don't understand this.

NATO and the "phantom menace": a pretext for global expansion

 NATO and the "phantom menace": a pretext for global expansion

by Staff Writers Moscow (Voice of Russia) Aug 01, 2013

Upcoming NATO military exercises envisage an attack on Poland and an Article 5 NATO intervention against a foreign power, to the dismay of Russia, these exercises continue the outdated "Cold War" thinking of the West, which refuses to let go of such stereotypes and continues to eschew peace and understanding between nations.

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