Tag Archives: NATO

The King of Chaos

It’s a new kind of presidency. Get used to it. Donald Trump says outrageous things. He tweets outrageous things. He enjoys it, or he thinks that it’s part of his job, the reason he was elected – to shake things … Continue reading

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Forced Learning

Summer is over and it’s back to school – but not really. Summer does not end at dawn on the Tuesday morning after the extended Labor Day weekend – the autumnal equinox is weeks away – it just feels like … Continue reading

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The Work in the Background

One of the advantages of being old – and not dead quite yet – is that you can talk about the good old days, when they were really good, if anyone will listen. Talk of the sixties can be tiresome, … Continue reading

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The Elusive Principle of the Thing

Crimea is gone, or Crimea has come home. It all depends on your point of view. Crimea has been part of the Ukraine since 1954, when as a “symbolic gesture” – marking the three hundredth anniversary of Ukraine becoming a … Continue reading

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