Eurasian Union

The Return of Empires (II)

Part I A World of Postmodernism or the Newest Middle Ages? The process already taking shape in the world of consolidating «larger spaces», and the return of the empires of by-gone eras may not, at first glance, seem to respond to the spirit of the times. However, we are living […]

The Sword of Stalingrad

2nd February marks the 70th anniversary of the end of the Battle of Stalingrad, the toughest 200-day battle of the Second World War which turned Stalingrad into a landscape of apocalyptic ruins. The two hundred days and night of sheer hell that made up the Battle of Stalingrad altered the […]

Eurasian Union: Flawed Assertions

I’ve been waiting for this for a long time. The Eurasian Union has been in the news but somewhat quiet for a long time. Any attempt for Russia (or any country) to raise itself from subjugation in a world ruled by a single “hyper power” is sin to people like […]

Banning Nuke Tests

On December 5, 2012 the Nevada National Security Site was struck by another US nuclear test. As the Nation of Change described it: ‘…there was little public fanfare, less national media coverage, and only a smattering of international protest suggesting that the test violated the spirit of the 1996 Comprehensive […]

Episode 8. The Great Odd War (I)

In previous articles we have looked in detail at the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murder of Crown Prince Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914 and the shrewd diplomatic game played by the British government during the hot summer of 1914 designed to draw Germany and Russia into the […]

Lessons of World War II

On September 2, 1945, Japan, Nazi Germany’s last remaining ally, signed the act of unconditional surrender, putting the last dot in the history of the Second World War. The bloodiest war ever fought, it lasted 6 years, affected 40 countries and claimed 55 million lives. The historic signing ceremony was […]