Monthly Archives: December 2016

The New Cold War, episode MMD: Putin’s rationality vs American Hermeticism. A comment by Political Reporter

One can only marvel at the persistence of American hypocrisy, and the utter hubris of the idea and practice of American Exceptionalism. The historical record is crystal clear from the Monroe Doctrine of 1823 to the Ukrainian Coup of 2014 … Continue reading

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On Putinology Episode IX: Michael Crowley & Niall Ferguson the trailblazers in this replacement for Kremlinology, a comment by Political Observer

The once ascendant Kremlinologist, after the ‘Fall of the Soviet Union’, seemed to have disappeared without a trace, except for the ever present Mr. Strobe Talbott, his twitter    soubriquet ‘Russia Hand’,  who now heads Brookings,the headquarters of advocates/agents for … Continue reading

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The Argentine Political Melodrama: ‘Cristina Fernández charged in Argentina corruption case’, a comment by StephenKMackSD

As the Argentine Political Melodrama continues to unfold,  as reported at The Financial Times, the curious reader will look to other sources of information, in regards to the Panama Papers revelations, and about the Macri families ties to Mossack Fonseca … Continue reading

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Prat-Gay sacrificed by Macri, a comment by Political Observer

Is it too early to engage in a bit of schadenfreude? The rest of the world seems to be over the false promises of Neo-Liberalism, and are in the grip of The Rebellion Against The Elites e. g. The Brexit … Continue reading

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My reply @Observer

@Observer Thank you for posting the link to this essay. Yet read the final paragraph of the review, and the final sentence, which I have italicized,  expressed in the subjunctive mood, leaves the reader shaking her head, at the faith … Continue reading

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On the ‘Settlement’ question, a comment by Political Cynic

The Zionist Project seems to be stumbling over its continuing re-enactment of its European oppression i.e. treating the Palestinian People and the other indigenous peoples as if they were infiltrators, on the land they once shared in peace. See this … Continue reading

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Martin Wolf on Populism, Left and Right. A comment by Political Observer

Headline:Democrats, demagogues and despots Sub-headline: Fear and rage must not be used as an excuse to destroy America’s core institutions This is my second reading of Mr. Wolf’s essay of December 21,2016, I’m reading it on December 24,2016 , and … Continue reading

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