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Warsaw Pact

Why Is NATO Inducting Military Midgets Like Montenegro?

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.08.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

Montenegro neither threatens nor is threatened by anyone. Adding it to NATO is like accumulating Facebook Friends. They do little more than allow preening Washington officials to wander the globe gloating how popular the U.S. is.

The Collapse of Europe?

John Feffer | Posted 03.29.2015 | World
John Feffer

Europe won the Cold War. Not long after the Berlin Wall fell a quarter of a century ago, the Soviet Union collapsed, the U.S. squandered its peace dividend in an attempt to maintain global dominance, and Europe quietly became more prosperous.

Challenging the Warsaw Pact From Within

John Feffer | Posted 03.26.2015 | World
John Feffer

One of our important activities was the seminar organized in 1987 at a church in Warsaw. The title of the seminar was Bringing Real Life to the Helsinki Agreement, and it was based on the Memorandum prepared by the Western peace movement and politicians as well as people from the opposition in the East.

Arab Spring or Arab Winter? A Lack of Leadership

Donald Blinken | Posted 10.06.2014 | World
Donald Blinken

The United States and its European friends should continue to encourage the political leaders and peoples of the Arab Spring to identify and support leaders of vision and probity, whom they, and we, can rally around.

Let Eastern Ukraine Go

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 09.28.2014 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

It doesn't matter. It's a small, totally irrelevant piece of land. Give the separatists a measure of autonomy.

Forget the Spin, Putin Is Holding a Losing Hand

David Paul | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics
David Paul

According to the Sunday Times, Barack Obama has had it with trying to build a partnership with Vladimir Putin. Like George W. Bush before him, Barack Obama has finally written off Vladimir Putin.

Return to Adversity

John Feffer | Posted 11.23.2012 | World
John Feffer

On March 17, 1990, I set off from Brussels for East Berlin to begin what would be seven months of wandering around the region. Now, I am returning to track down the people I interviewed back then to see how their lives, their families, and their countries have changed.

Dead Man Walking

Amir Madani | Posted 09.05.2011 | World
Amir Madani

Muammar al-Gaddafi is a blend of Bedouin, coup leader, autocrat, and fake thinker. For decades under the logic of the Cold War he was able to use terrorism to his benefit.