Deena Stryker

The World Turns: Columbus, Luther and Putin

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Five centuries ago, the age of the West was born when an Italian nerd went looking for the Orient across the Atlantic, bumping into America. Notwithstanding its internal conflicts, the Old World initiated wars of discovery and…

Europe’s Lost Chance

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In the early eighties, during its evolution from 28 warring countries to an economic union that would keep the peace, the Europeans, ever suspicious of one another, rejected the idea of a federation that would have given them. a common political system. Instead, they settled for a common currency, which has been revealed as impotent without…

Russia/Turkey: Ready and Willing

Trol2222А major geo-political realignment is taking place between the US, Russia and Turkey. While NATO used Turkey to ‘defend’ Europe’s so-called southern flank (by threatening Russia’s southern flank), the European Union led Turkey on…

Hillary’s Speech: The Ultimate Brain-Wash

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On the last day of the Democratic Convention, Hillary Clinton dressed in white in a remarked similarity to Melania Trump when she spoke at the Republican Convention. In response to Donald Trump’s motto: Make America Great Again…

US Coverage: More Than Ignorance

3423423423Recently, the public Broadcasting Channel (PBS) ran a series on the war in Ukraine that would make the inhabitants of Donetsk and Lugansk furious if they could see it. In the first episode we meet government soldiers who claim…

Tackling Russia on the Sports Field

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Americans like to say: ‘if you can’t beat them, join them,’ but this advice has been forgotten by the pointy heads in Washington. The last thing they want is to join Russia in solving the world’s dire problems. Since that makes…

No Wonder NATO is Frantic!

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While a first sight, NATO’s phenomenal buildup in Europe, intended to counter Russia’s so-called ‘aggression’, is a deadly threat to the world, a closer look may reveal a different story. NATO is an ‘alliance’ of many countries with…

Britain Out, but English Reigns

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To appear on TV, or oppose the TTP you need to know English. During the long years I spent in France, I tried to convince my friends and colleagues that French would never become the world’s lingua franca again, however much the French people were encouraged to believe it should…

Is There a Difference Between a Democracy and...

34534534534Democracy has got to be the most overworked and under-defined word in the English language these days – in fact, in any language, given that memes spread across the planet faster than the speed of light. The more ruthless and…

Whither the EU?

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It’s too soon to draw firm conclusions from yesterday’s vote by the British people to abandon the sinking ship that is the European Union, as hundreds of thousands from troubled lands try desperately to gain access to their country. Beyond…

Mikhael Gorbachov Enjoys The Treatment Reserv...

34535345345This is the headline with which the NYT recently signaled a new book by the man who ended the Soviet Union, and has continued to work for global peace ever since. In a long, but consistently dismissive article…

 

US: It’s Our Turn to Fall Apart

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For decades, the carefully scripted Anglo-Saxon world has been gloating at the sight of lesser polities’ perpetual political turmoil: whether it be European — France’s successive ‘Republics’ – currently the Fifth — or the escapades…


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