Tag Archives: Ukraine

NATO and the West circles in Russia

Poland: Large-Scale NATO Exercise Begins June 7, 2016 A NATO exercise that includes 31,000 soldiers from 18 NATO members and five partner countries began in Poland on June 7, Radio Poland reported. The exercise is the largest military exercise held … Les meir

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What are «uncle Sam» up to now?

NO TO WAR, HOT OR COLD, WITH RUSSIA Ill. Latuff Cartoons Reverse the steps taken in the recently passed resolution H. Res. 758, which distorts facts and hypocritically condemns actions the United States is itself guilty of in order to … Les meir

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Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West’s Fault

The Liberal Delusions That Provoked Putin By John J. Mearsheimer from: www.foreignaffairs.com SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014 ISSUE According to the prevailing wisdom in the West, the Ukraine crisis can be blamed almost entirely on Russian aggression. Russian President Vladimir Putin, the argument goes, annexed … Les meir

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Behind the Coup in Egypt

Think of Barack Obama’s recent return to West Point at graduation time to offer his approach to an increasingly chaotic world as a bookend on an era.  George W. Bush went to the Academy in June 2002 — less than a year … Les meir

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Manifesto: 10 Тheses of the Leftist Opposition in Ukraine

A note from the editorial board of LeftEast:  In the view of LeftEast editors, this manifesto, while representing a minoritarian position within the Ukrainian left, is a very serious and considered document that deserves a wide audience. We are posting … Les meir

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Ukrainian coup is not a revolution

Even if it occurs as the result of dramatic street violence, a change in leaders doesn’t mean there has been a revolution. If the system doesn’t change much, a revolution has not taken place. Mainstream news outlets in the United … Les meir

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Ukraine in the middle of modern imperialism

Background To understand the current crises in Ukraine and Crimea with the interference of EU, NATO and the US and Russia’s response one have to go back in history, at least to the Crimean war in 1853-6. This was a … Les meir

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