Saturday, September 16, 2017
President Trump's threats of war against North Korea should not be dismissed. Though there are concerns about his stance, nevertheless the demonisation of North Korea looks very similar to the media narratives about Iraq and Libya before the West launched wars there and Saddam and Gaddafi were overthrown. the build up of US military power in the area is a further concerning move.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Extracts from the work of the writer Georgi Kublitsky who travelled the Soviet Union over the years and described its economic and social development. These extracts deal with the development of the different nations in the Soviet Union and focuses on Azerbaijan as one example.
Sunday, December 11, 2016
Looks at the militarisation of the Asia-Pacific and the dangerous tensions that are arising between regional powers and the role of others such as the US and France.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Especially among those who experienced life in the Soviet Union a majority have a positive view of it. The economy delivered for people and some of its leaders are still regarded highly today. Today citizens of the former Soviet Union are worse off than they were before its demise and have a dim view of the benefits of capitalism and its political system.