Tag Archives: Russia

Trump and Miller are too timid about immigration.

Dear Readers, I am honored to have a guest blog by the world famous scholar Joanne Swift. She has taken time out from her busy schedule to provide a short proposal on how Trump and Miller should deal with the … Continue reading

Posted in justice, statesmanship, transparency | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

A possible Putin strategic apology

    Some commentators suggest that Mr. Putin is in a difficult position and will find it impossible to explain this event or save face. See for example Tom Nichols excellent piece Panic in Red Square.[1] I believe that reputation … Continue reading

Posted in statesmanship, strategy, transparency, war | Tagged , , , , , , , ,

A response to Paul Pillar on Ukraine

In his essay NATO Expansion and the Road to Simferopol Mr Pillar makes several arguments to suggest that the European Union, the United States, and NATO were as much responsible for Russia’s interventions in Ukraine as the Russian. His argument, … Continue reading

Posted in Government, statesmanship, strategy, war | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Has Putin’s claim to bring glory back to Russia masked his betrayal?

      If Putin wanted to bring glory back to Russia, he would be doing the following. First, he would improve health care[1]. Second, he would improve higher education.[2] Third, he would create jobs.[3] Fourth, he would free his … Continue reading

Posted in Government, military, statesmanship, strategy, Uncategorized, war | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment