Russia

Fascist Historical Myth Reanimated

There is no shortage of arguments to challenge the groundless and deeply unfair claim that the USSR and the fascist Germany were equally responsible for the outbreak of World War II. Even a sketchy juxtaposition of Berlin’s and Moscow’s pre-war military plans highlights the fundamental difference in the two countries’ […]

Warming Ties With Russia

President Asif Ali Zardari made history. His three-day official visit to the Russian Federation on 12-14 May, first after 1974 from Pakistan side, is an important step toward re-directing the contours of Pakistan’s foreign policy that is now more enmeshed with resource diplomacy such as energy needs. Pakistan is just […]

Russia and Europe: Destination Unknown

A conference titled “The Politico-Military Dimension of European Security: Proposals and Perspectives” co-hosted by Russia’s and Greece’s foreign ministries was held in Athens on May 17, 2011. It focused on the interactions between Russia and Greece in the security sphere, trust-building measures, and arms control. The themes obviously being of […]

Korean Enigma

In my opinion, there is no issue in modern-day international politics more enigmatic than North Korea’s military program—except possibly the international Masonic conspiracy and extraterrestrials in the World Government. No, I’m not claiming anything of the sort, but sometimes I’m inclined to believe that the actual masters of the White […]