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“Blood and Ruins,” a revelatory history
Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, 1931-1945, by British historian Richard Overy. That’s the book that has transformed my mind. So much so, every day I find myself absorbing news about our world and events within it with such … Continue reading
Posted in Government, The Facts of Life, War, War on Ukraine Tagged ", "Blood and Ruins, Baltic states, Harry Truman, NATO, Putin, Richard Overy, Russia, Soviet Union, Stalin, United States and NATO, World War I, World War II Comments Off on “Blood and Ruins,” a revelatory history
Good things, some with black hearts
♥ Paul Manafort was removed from a plane headed to Dubai because his passport was revoked. There’s some confusion on Twitter about what this means, how far it goes but for now it’s fun. ♥ I’m not listening to the … Continue reading
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Can the European Union do anything to defend Ukraine?
We’re all fairly sure we know what NATO can and can’t do. One thing it won’t do is defend nations that are not members of the organization, like Ukraine. But the European Union is a separate organization. What can it … Continue reading
Posted in Human rights, Politics, The Facts of Life, War Tagged EU membership, European Union, google, NATO, Ukraine, Zelensky Comments Off on Can the European Union do anything to defend Ukraine?