“The Fantasy of the Free World”

Another article from Foreign Affairs magazine, this one confirming the reality that the Russian invasion of Ukraine is not universally condemned by the world’s democracies, most prominently India. Freed from the frozen postures of fear and aggression put in place during the Cold War, the world is remaking itself. An excerpt: “GRAND ILLUSIONS Many countriesContinue reading ““The Fantasy of the Free World””

The Irony of Ukraine – We Have Met the Enemy, and It Is Us

All my adult life I have had an interest in global politics; how countries talk with one another and sort things out for mutual benefit, the objective being to do it as cooperatively and peacefully as possible. Unfortunately, my beloved country, the United States, has had a long list of failures in this regard. HereContinue reading “The Irony of Ukraine – We Have Met the Enemy, and It Is Us”