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Trump’s Dangerous Blank Check

Posted by hkarner - 20. April 2017

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Putin on Ice

Posted by hkarner - 18. November 2014

Date: 17-11-2014
Source: Project Syndicate

STEPHEN HOLMES

Stephen Holmes is a professor at New York University School of Law and is the author, most recently, of The Matador’s Cape: America’s Reckless Response to Terror.

IVAN KRASTEV

Ivan Krastev is Chairman of the Center for Liberal Strategies in Sofia, and Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM) in Vienna. His latest book is In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don’t Trust Our Leaders?

VIENNA – Global temperatures are rising, but the former Soviet Union’s frozen conflicts show no sign of a thaw. On the contrary, the ice is expanding.

Russia’s support for the election held by separatists in Donetsk and Luhansk – key cities in Ukraine’s Donbas region – indicates that the Kremlin has decided to create another semi-permanent “mini-Cold War,” this time in rebel-controlled areas of Russia’s most important neighboring country. But freezing Ukraine’s legitimate government out of the region is potentially far more destabilizing than the Kremlin’s support for the other ex-Soviet breakaway territories: Moldova’s Transnistria and the Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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