Posts Tagged Cold War

Crisis in Ukraine

What a difference a week makes. Last week Vladimir Putin and the rest of Russia were on a national high having successfully concluded the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Now they are on the brink of war having mobilized troops in Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula apparently to protect their interest in the region. Whatever the case, I really wish that politicians would learn from the past respecting national borders and not be so eager to use military force. No doubt, from time to time, some military action is necessary. However, due to the destructive nature, it should only be undertaken after all […]

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