Posts tagged with ‘USSR’

How a Sensible Sounding Statement reveals US Ignorance of History

August 21, 2008

Or Does it Mean, Ignoring History? Key Links: US, Poland OK missile defense base, riling Moscow Russia condemns US missile deal I can agree with US Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, for her statement, “Missile defence, of course, is aimed at no one. It is in our defence that we do this.” And it sounds […]

Georgia, the Pipelines and The Marx Brothers

August 14, 2008

My previous post, just before I went on a short break, warned that the Olympics might become a side-show in a widening chain of events.  This has turned out to be true.  My quotation from the Buddhist monk, Nichiren Daishonin, could now really have the word land exchanged for the more relevant world. If the […]

New York-Moscow-Washington-Newcastle

April 29, 2008

Describes how New York, Washington and Moscow are all actually only 20 miles apart!