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The War – Again
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The War – Again
September 14, 2019

The USSR, with significant help from the rest of us, defeated Hitler and changed the world away from that dark and horrible future. At enormous cost.

Lessons From the Liberation of Majdanek
September 8, 2019

The bravery of the millions of ordinary Russian, Ukrainian and other nationalities in the Red Army who won the war and liberated the worst Nazi death camps needs to be remembered and honored, not forgotten in the West, or swept under the carpet.

Lessons From the Liberation of Majdanek
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The Canadian Prime Minister Needs a History Lesson
History
The Canadian Prime Minister Needs a History Lesson
September 1, 2019

The British and French, and the Romanians, and even the Czechoslovaks, and especially the Poles sabotaged, spurned or dodged Soviet offers, weakened agreements with Moscow and tried themselves to negotiate terms with Berlin to save their own skins.

What Is the World’s Most Corrupt Country?
August 5, 2019

The world’s most corrupt country is the United States of America, especially on a global basis — in America’s international relations — because the imperial capital is always the center of an empire’s corruption. It was true in the Roman Empire and others before, and it’s true now.

What Is the World’s Most Corrupt Country?
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Enough and Not Too Much
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Enough and Not Too Much
July 29, 2019

Russia is just Russia. There is no feeling in Moscow that Russia must take the lead any place but Russia itself. One of the reasons why Putin is always talking about the independence of nation states is that he remembers the exceptionalist past and knows that it led to a dead end.

What Russia Rightfully Remembers, America Forgets
June 30, 2019

What Trump overlooked in his presentation was the reality that the liberation of Europe began long before the D-Day landings. And the burden had almost exclusively been born by the Soviets.

What Russia Rightfully Remembers, America Forgets
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D-Day More Difficult Than You Think
History
D-Day More Difficult Than You Think
June 26, 2019

It would be good if both sides calmed down and stopped claiming either that D-Day won the war or that it was a very minor offstage event. But that’s probably too much to hope for today.

Why Russia’s Victory Day Was Crucial for the Survival of ‘European Values’
May 30, 2019

The USSR, with significant help from the rest of us, defeated Hitler and changed the world away from that dark and horrible future. At enormous cost.

Why Russia’s Victory Day Was Crucial for the Survival of ‘European Values’
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