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Jun 24, 2014, 1:23pm Rene Wadlow
Ukraine tensions highlight four major issues:Economic integration orientations between the European Union and a proposed Eurasian community promoted by the Russian Federation.U.S.-Russia relations − A new Cold War?Constitutional...
May 8, 2014, 11:32am Murray Polner
Poor Katrina van den Heuvel and husband Stephen Cohen, she the editor of The Nation and he a scholar of Russian history and the author of a definitive biography of Nikolai Bukharin, who was executed during Stalin’s mad blood purges, and more...
Apr 25, 2014, 3:11pm Rene Wadlow
As A.E.(George Russell) wrote in The Avatars, “Ares is the only god who repeats himself. The warrior mind in heaven as on earth is devoid of imagination. Was there ever clearer evidence of flagging invention than in the Russian revolution following...
Oct 10, 2013, 10:56am Rene Wadlow
The use of chemical weapons in Syria, by whatever parties, followed by the Russian diplomatic initiative, has led to a U.S.-Russian agreement on safeguarding and dismantling Syrian chemical weapons. This agreement may be an important turning point...
Sep 14, 2013, 9:05pm Alan Levin
I feel lighter today; something shifted. The impending bombing of Syria was put on hold. Russia and the U.S. came to an agreement and a stockpile of poison chemicals is going to be taken off line and disposed of. It might not really happen, and yes...
Feb 12, 2012, 9:03am Rene Wadlow
In a 9 February 2012 message to the Secretary of the League of Arab States, Ambassador Nabil el-Araby, the Association of World Citizens proposed a renewal of the Arab League Observer Mission with the inclusion of a greater number of non-...
Jan 23, 2012, 6:17pm Eve MacMaster
A modest program in our little city is giving me hope about the Middle East.Like most peace and justice activists, I’ve lost confidence in our political system to respond to citizens using the ordinary channels to effect social change. Many of...
Dec 22, 2010, 3:52pm Bill Winston
Thanks to your hard work, I’m pleased to report that the Senate has just approved the New START treaty, reducing the number of allowable nuclear warheads in the United States and Russia by thousands.The result of your hard workAll...