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Local Geo-Political Experts interviewed by Russian publication Pravda.Ru; says a new long war “very likely”

The world is perhaps standing on the brink of another major war, which may kick off in Iran. Sources close to special services of different countries even come up with dates when the war may begin. The Southern Caucasus borders … Continue reading

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America’s Gen X|Y Forget What it Was Like Here in 1974

Is America in “decline”? Technically, the answer is yes — but it doesn’t matter. This may seem a puzzling assertion at a time when China’s economy is booming, its military power growing, and India and other nations are rising fast while the United … Continue reading

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The Russian “Wild Card” in the Future of Eurasia…

If India is the “swing state” in Asia‘s future balance of power, as a prominent CIA 2005 report put it, New Delhi is well aware that Russia remains the wild card in the region. Medvedev and Singh signed more than … Continue reading

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Can the US continue to be an economic powerhouse and maintain the burdens of internal cultural decay, apparent structural weakness, and a continued reliance on finance?

A wise man once said, “This too shall pass”. Unemployment has not returned to Great Depression levels but at 9.1% of the workforce it is still at levels that will have nerves jangling in the White House. The last president … Continue reading

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A resurgent Russia (not a recycled Soviet Union) emerges that is stronger, more assertive, and probably increasingly more undemocratic than ever before

A resurgent Russia will not be a recycled Soviet Union, but rather a renewed Russia that is stronger, more assertive, and probably increasingly more undemocratic. Its human rights record will not be pleasant, and it will definitely not be a … Continue reading

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Gates Blasts NATO, Questions Future of Alliance

BRUSSELS — America’s military alliance with Europe — the cornerstone of U.S. security policy for six decades — faces a “dim, if not dismal” future, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday in a blunt valedictory address. In his final … Continue reading

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