I draw your attention and that of your readers to the fact that, for the first time in history — and I want to emphasize this — there are elements of the U.S. nuclear capability on the European continent. It simply changes the whole configuration of international security. This press conference is impressive. I have […]
See Matt Taibbi’s funny post on Yeltsin. I am not sure yet if I like the guy (Taibbi), but he is quite sharp with the elbows.
“Putin leads a ruling elite that has very different dreams than in Soviet times,” Kasparov says. “They’re all thinking about their great life in the Cote d’Azur.”