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The Return of Empires (IV)

Part I Part II Part III Modern-day military-political alliances and coalitions as analogues of empires The rebirth of imperial policy in modern international life demands an answer to the question: why are seemingly long obsolete geopolitical projects being dragged into the light of day at all when there are organisations […]

The Return of Empires (III)

Part I Part II «Smart power» in the service of the American empire The dissociation of the United States from a number of international problems by shifting these problems onto allies and delegating authority to them, a result of the United States’ «imperial overheating», is based on the currently popular […]

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 Return of Empires (I)

«Larger spaces» versus chaos in international relations? The recent expeditions of the French in Africa clearly smack less of neoimperialism than they do neocolonialism, and have prompted many to wonder whether the events are the start of a new cycle of world politics in which an outgoing unipolarity is perhaps […]

Afghanistan Under U.S. Occupation

There is nothing new in the opinion that has long been expressed regarding the similarity of the military action waged in Afghanistan, after the Soviet army entered the country on December 25, 1979, with the war waged by the U.S. Army in Vietnam. However this opinion leads us away from […]

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 […]