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Cold War reflexes return to Europe over Ukraine

The Cold War is back. Russia’s military seizure of Crimea and preparations for a possible annexation of the southern Ukrainian province have revived fears, calculations and reflexes that had been rusting away since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Whether the crisis triggered by President Vladimir Putin’s attempt to prevent Ukraine, a strategic

In Crimea, Russian Military Maneuver Creates Strategic Facts On The Ground

Austin Bay  Whether delivered as a rock, rifle round or laser burst, lethal fire by a military force is one of the two most fundamental combat actions. It is certainly the action best understood by artists. From cave painters to Hollywood directors, their material weapons make the “fire” threat posed by the spearman and the

Thomas Sowell: Another Galling Betrayal

 The Afghanistan government’s recent release of dozens of imprisoned terrorists, many of whom had killed Americans, was a galling betrayal of those Americans who died defending Afghanistan against the Taliban terrorists — as well as those Americans who have returned home with arms or legs missing, or with minds traumatized beyond repair. If we learn