Category: soviet union

The Shape of Things To Come: Russia, China, al-Qaeda, the Philippines

The Shape of Things To Come: Russia, China, al-Qaeda, the Philippines

This is the vision of the New World Order: an ascendant China, a defiant Russia, a weakened international European community, and the ripple effect of values changing across the world…

Mr. Lenin’s Democracy (updated 04-14-2016)

They were freedom fighters, and revolution became synonymous with them.   But decades later, they became nightmarish regimes that terrified the imagination and subjugated millions.  Dystopia and totalitarianism became synonymous with them.   What happened?  Why...

The New (Eastern) Order: Russia’s out of it

The New (Eastern) Order: Russia’s out of it

Since Vladimir Putin’s accession to the Presidency, Russia has fought a long, uphill battle to maintain its status as a global heavyweight. Despite their best efforts, they have lost the fear and impression of...