Tag Archives: Russia

Mark Collins – Der Untergang des Abendlandes, Trump v. Clinton Section

1 Nov

The Globe and Mail’s Margaret Wente puts matters most succinctly: …the world’s most powerful nation has become a laughingstock – overcome by groping scandals, e-mail leaks, and the anti…

Source: Mark Collins – Der Untergang des Abendlandes, Trump v. Clinton Section

Mark Collins – NATO: “Albania, Italy, Poland and Slovenia will contribute to the Canadian-led battalion in Latvia”

27 Oct

Further to this September post, 455 Canadian Troops to Latvia with NATO Spring 2017–Italians Too? the Italians are indeed in along with others–company-sized contingents from Canada and the re…

Source: Mark Collins – NATO: “Albania, Italy, Poland and Slovenia will contribute to the Canadian-led battalion in Latvia”

Mark Collins – Der Untergang des Abendlandes, Putin and “transgender bathroom rights” Section

21 Oct

At the end of an opinion piece at the Wall St. Journal: The Vladimir Putin Test The strongman’s appeal reveals a lot about today’s liberal democracies… Under President Obama, Angela Merkel, F…

Source: Mark Collins – Der Untergang des Abendlandes, Putin and “transgender bathroom rights” Section

Mark Collins – The Bear and the North American Arctic: Not Really to Worry (for now)

13 Oct

Further to this 2015 post, Arctic Tensions Not Really About the Region but Relations With Russia No Need For Hoo-Hah Over the Bear and Arctic Waters some sensible words from an American at War on t…

Source: Mark Collins – The Bear and the North American Arctic: Not Really to Worry (for now)

Mark Collins – Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution in Action

11 Oct

You can’t make this stuff up–couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.  A tweet: More on Venezuela. Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Insti…

Source: Mark Collins – Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution in Action

Mark Collins – Syria: Russia Threatening Nuclear “De-Escalation”? NATO?

11 Oct

Further to this post, Syria: POTUS be Prudent vs Assad and Bad Vlad we now see this: Russia’s top spin doctor in nuclear warning Russian state TV host Dmitry Kiselyov [more here] has a reputa…

Source: Mark Collins – Syria: Russia Threatening Nuclear “De-Escalation”? NATO?

Mark Collins – History Counter-Factual: No 1917 Lenin Train Ride, No WW II

7 Oct

Further to this post, Wilson, World War I and Counter-Factuals: No Third Reich, No Soviet Union but… It’s clear, with a century of hindsight, what a Europe without Wilson and his Fourteen Points wo…

Source: Mark Collins – History Counter-Factual: No 1917 Lenin Train Ride, No WW II