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.
NATO isn’t a paper tiger, it’s a paper pussycat, Patrick Armstrong writes.
Collaborating with foreign intelligence structures to create a poisoning narrative would appear to fit the definition of treason. How about writing a letter to a foreign head of state asking him to sanction your country?
The West is losing its aura of success – endless wars, divisive politics, COVID failure, financial crises, debt. And ever more desperate attempts to hold power against ever bolder dissent.
A quarter of a century later, Putin, chosen by Yeltsin himself, is undeniably the legitimate president of all the Russians.
Patrick Armstrong explains why the Time magazine’s “Yanks to the Rescue” story was utterly wrong.
Looks like the West is beginning to suspect that it’s going down and wants to hide it while the Russians know they’re rising and are happy to show it.
It’s all the same old stuff: Bellingcat, unnamed intelligence sources, evidence we can’t show you, changing facts, amazing coincidences.
But the reality of Russia’s possession of its Arctic territories is met with the usual hyperventilation in the Western media, Patrick Armstrong writes.
2021 may make 2020 look like a blessed haven of stability, Patrick Armstrong writes.