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November 2017

Why Does the US Give Ammunition to Georgia?

November 29, 2017 // Aktualnye Kommentarii - Russia - Russian

<i>Georgia will soon receive $75 million worth of man-portable air defense systems from the U.S., including fire-and-forget missiles, anti-tank missiles, and Javelin launching platforms.* How should Russia react to this? Why does the U.S. weaponize our neighbors? And what will that lead to? We discussed these points [Read more]

Globalization, Terrorism and Migration

November 29, 2017 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

Clearly, there is still the possibility that this is not the end of multilateralism but simply a statement from one country, no matter how important it is, and that the other countries will carry on with globalization as the dominant system.

Beware of Americans Offering Help!

November 28, 2017 // Komsomolskaya Pravda - Russia - Russian

Smart people have long understood that 'friendship with America' is realized in accordance with the formula 'admission is one cent, leaving is a dollar,' and America itself will get that dollar for friendship.

Donald’s Travails in the Indo-Pacific

November 28, 2017 // Hospodarske noviny - Czech Republic - Czech

Trump’s journey to Asia, his most important foreign policy act since taking office, has generally been rated a fiasco. New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman expressed it most colorfully in an article headlined: "China Could Sell Trump the Brooklyn Bridge." Translated into the Czech context, where that assessment [Read more]

Stop Those Bullets

November 27, 2017 // El País - Spain - Spanish

<i>It seems that in the United States, it has been assumed that good people should live on high alert.</i> Several years ago, as a newcomer to the University of Iowa, I signed up for a training course in how to survive and face violent events called “Violent Incident Survival Training.” It is a kind of course [Read more]
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