Tag Archives: Russia

Congratulations to Obama

Sorry about the long lag in blogging. Spent all of last week in Moscow, which is both glorious and bizarre. Glorious because holiday decorations are still up and the new mayor has spent wisely and well in turning the city … Continue reading

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What is Russia Doing In Syria?

The vetoes by Russia and China at the U.N. Security Council, cast to forestall possible action against Bashar al-Assad in Syria, were a major disappointment. But is Russia simply going to prop up Assad?  I do not think so.  The … Continue reading

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