While many foolishly celebrated the success of MAD with the collapse of the Soviet Union, others recognised the grand sleight of hand as NATO continued to expand even though its raison d’être had disappeared.
Whom the gods would destroy, Friedrich Nietzsche famously said, they first make mad. What would Nietzsche make of the current, truly mad US and NATO obsession with charging into the Black Sea?
The sale of the S-400 air-defense system to Turkey risks nullifying the stealth and cutting-edge advantages of fifth-generation fighters like the F-35 and F-22
A deplorable miscarriage of justice and apparent police corruption is, unfortunately, not something new in Russian or Western societies. The fact that Golunov was promptly released after higher authorities intervened at least shows an alacrity to rectify a wrongdoing.