Small Ramp on the Upward Rise of a Georgian Wall

BBC News, this morning: Russian MPs back Georgia’s rebels (paraphrasing Mandy Rice-Davies) – well they would, wouldn’t they! Putin, the hand rocking the Russian cradle, must be happy, but not surprised…  It was he who set the current format of the Upper House, the Federation Council in 2004 when, following the Beslan School Hostage Crisis… Continue reading Small Ramp on the Upward Rise of a Georgian Wall

How a Sensible Sounding Statement reveals US Ignorance of History

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… Continue reading How a Sensible Sounding Statement reveals US Ignorance of History