Tagged: Russia

Beware of a New Cold War, Ms. Rice! It Could Get Hot!

Beware of a New Cold War, Ms. Rice! It Could Get Hot!

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the cold war is over, and she is supposed to be an expert in Russian-American relations so I don’t want to argue with her. But I wonder whether...

Russians Still Thugs But U.S. May Share Blame for Tragedy

Russians Still Thugs But U.S. May Share Blame for Tragedy

I have to admit that I was misled about the Georgian blood bath. From what I heard at first on television and read in the newspapers it seemed that – out of the blue...

Does America Still Have ICBMs and When Would They Be Used?

Does America Still Have ICBMs and When Would They Be Used?

If you’re as old as I am you may recall the days of Inter-Continental Ballistic Missiles, the Strategic Air Command and the Nuclear Deterrent. If my memory can be trusted, these were parts of...

Beware! The Russian Bear Has Reared Its Imperialistic Head Again

Beware! The Russian Bear Has Reared Its Imperialistic Head Again

So you thought the Soviet Empire died when Ronald Reagan magically made the Berlin Wall disappear, did you? Well, if you did, you were wrong. You were wrong about Reagan’s “magic,” and you are...

It’s Time for the UN to Show Some Guts

It’s Time for the UN to Show Some Guts

Today, as I watched a television news program showing Russian tanks crawling like vermin over the neighboring state of Georgia, I had a flashback to November 1956 when the same thing happened in Hungary...