Category Archives: Russia

So, How’s That Ukrainian “Revolution” Working Out?

More evidence that the Ukrainian “revolution” was really just a US-backed, US-funded coup d’etat: Pro-Russian separatists hoisted the Russian flag on Ukrainian army armored vehicles in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, mocking the pro-Western Kiev government’s attempt to reassert control on … Continue reading

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“De-escalation” isn’t nearly as hard as it sounds

Per Reuters: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, discussed ways to defuse the Ukraine crisis during talks in Paris on Sunday in which Kerry made clear Washington still considered Russian actions in Crimea “illegal … Continue reading

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The American Disease

guest column by Sheldon Richman originally published at the Future of Freedom Foundation   If the purpose of U.S. intervention in the affairs of other countries is really to help suffering people, the program has a fatal flaw. (This should … Continue reading

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Did Team Obama Blunder or Conspire in Ukraine?

guest column by Sheldon Richman originally published at the Future of Freedom Foundation While no one ever lost money overestimating the capacity of the U.S. government to blunder, we cannot rule out that American officials knew exactly what they were … Continue reading

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Here’s Your Government “Efficiency”

The last time the US Congress declared war on another country was more than 70 years ago. In one of the earliest nods to “efficiency” and “fast tracking,” the chief executive just began doing whatever he wanted militarily and Congress … Continue reading

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