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A Trip to the Czech Borderlands

Simon Goodall | Posted 05.05.2016 | Travel
Simon Goodall

An Easter excursion out to the Czech borderlands from my hometown of Munich left me contemplating the sadness of artificial borders and the greatness ...

Pariotic Taurine Excreta

Ian Williams | Posted 05.07.2014 | Home
Ian Williams

Vladimir Putin's actions in Crimea are perilously close to tearing up rules that have kept us "the peoples of the world from the scourge of war."

The Current Crisis: It Takes Me Back to the Sudetenland, 1938

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.04.2014 | Home
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

There was a certain ambiguity to the situation. These people were Germans, not Czechs. And Hitler asserted that this was his last irridentist claim. Given this ambiguity, it made it easier for some to appease Hitler rather than confront him.

Crimea Must Not Be Ukraine's Sudetenland

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Vladimir Putin's claims that "Russian speakers" are being mistreated are ridiculous. Nearly everyone in the Ukraine not only speaks Russian, but uses it as the main language in their daily lives. Da...even in Kiev.

Rumors Of The Next Cold War

Judah Freed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judah Freed

No matter how subtly the conquest happens, Russian control of Georgia would amount to an historic shift in the balance of power -- especially as long as the world economy is fueled by oil.