Patrick ARMSTRONG

Patrick Armstrong was an analyst in the Canadian Department of National Defence specialising in the USSR/Russia from 1984 and a Counsellor in the Canadian Embassy in Moscow in 1993-1996. He retired in 2008 and has been writing on Russia and related subjects on the Net ever since.

The publication period from to

What We Threw Away

Our "values" and our "virtue" entitled us to rule the world. And so triumphalist arrogance and complacent ignorance combined with the West's monopoly of exportable brutal power.

Psychoanalysing NATO: Gaslighting

For gaslighting really to work, the gaslighter either has to be in such a position of power that he can completely control the victim's surroundings or in such a position of authority that the victim cannot imagine doubting what...

Nobody Cares About ‘the News’

The ones who don't bother to watch "The News" don't care, and those who do watch "The News" don't care either. The only encouraging thing is that the people who watch "The News" will watch whatever is put in front of...