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Mythmaking and the Atomic Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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Mythmaking and the Atomic Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
August 7, 2021

Over the years, the myth that the “nuking” of two Japanese cities was justified, has lost much of its appeal on both sides of the Pacific.

Why Ukraine Should Be Grateful to Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union
July 28, 2021

The pro-Western government of Ukraine is trying to wipe out the Soviet period of its history by pursuing a policy of “decommunization”. However, Ukraine as an independent state in its present borders could only be possible thanks to the Soviet rulers who expanded the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic at the expense of the neighboring states, including Russia. In fact, the Soviet power continued Imperial Russia’s policy of uniting Ukrainians within one state: the bulk of the present-day Ukraine’s territory was taken by the Imperial Russia from Poland and Turkey. Meanwhile, today’s Ukraine is the direct successor of the first internationally recognized Ukrainian state, the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, which was proclaimed in 1919, became one of the founding states of the Soviet Union in 1922 and a founding member of the United Nations in 1945.

Why Ukraine Should Be Grateful to Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union
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A Tale of Two Wars
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A Tale of Two Wars
July 19, 2021

In Afghanistan, the U.S. created a cauldron of Islamist extremism, aided and abetted by British and Pakistani intelligence as well as massive Saudi funding. The wreckage in Central Asia will henceforth haunt geopolitical rivals in Moscow and Beijing.

The Multipolar Alliance as the Last Line of Defense of the UN Charter
July 1, 2021

The question should be asked: was FDR’s intention to dismantle the British Empire only a ruse to create the Anglo-American special relationship in a new US-led reconquest of the world, or was his plan genuine?

The Multipolar Alliance as the Last Line of Defense of the UN Charter
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After Longest Day, the Longest Night of Horror Still Shadows Europe
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After Longest Day, the Longest Night of Horror Still Shadows Europe
June 22, 2021

The fascist shadow from the longest night of Operation Barbarossa still haunts Europe. That is incredibly vexing.

VIDEO: The U.S. Pivot to Asia: Cold War Lessons From Vietnam for Today
March 18, 2021

There were Cold War preparations underway as early as August 1945 and the two regions selected, Korea and Vietnam, were pre-planned years in advance before the actual wars were to take place. Watch the video and read more in the article by Cynthia Chung.

VIDEO: The U.S. Pivot to Asia: Cold War Lessons From Vietnam for Today
The U.S. Pivot to Asia: Cold War Lessons From Vietnam for Today
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The U.S. Pivot to Asia: Cold War Lessons From Vietnam for Today
March 17, 2021

There were Cold War preparations underway as early as August 1945 and the two regions selected, Korea and Vietnam, were pre-planned years in advance before the actual wars were to take place, Cynthia Chung writes.

The Victory Day
February 18, 2021

In the final days of the World War II in Europe, the German command pursued a deliberate policy of successive partial capitulations in the West to bring as many as possible of the eastern military formations westwards and surrender them intact to the British and Americans. It was General Eisenhower how dashed German hopes for a separate peace with the West and facilitated the signing of the final instrument of surrender at the seat of government from where the German aggression sprang: Berlin, captured by the Red Army.

The Victory Day
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