Tag: Soviet Union

The Events in Venezuela Will Have no Impact on The Hanoi Summit Between Kim Jong-un And Donald Trump

In 1950, when war broke out in Korea, China played a decisive role in assuring that the government in Pyongyang would ultimately survive the war, even if DPRK’s (North Korea’s) capital itself was physically destroyed by US lead UN forces. In spite of China having barely recovered from its own […]

Who is More Legitimate: Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela or Ashraf Ghani in Afghanistan?

Objective legitimacy Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro controls all of his country’s legally defined territory in spite of political protests from the opposition (many of which are being funded from abroad) –At present, the Kabul “administration” of Ashraf Ghani is thought to control less than 50% of all Afghan territory whilst by […]

With The Last First World War Veterans Dead – The 11th of November Has Become a Macabre Militant Rite

Of all the modern wars that have claimed millions of lives, the First World War was the most tragic as its origins were in futility, its outcomes were universally negative and its veterans experienced a perfect storm of modern weaponry combined with comparatively primitive medical care. Thus, those who died […]