The Ukrainian people’s Maidan revolution changed the political landscape of Europe like an earthquake of great intensity. The shockwaves are still spreading, and the aftershocks are under way. The ensuing crisis in Crimea and Ukraine is now following a predictable trajectory, and no metaphor will grasp the sense of frustration of European citizens, who believed …Read More

Temporary asylum for Edward Snowden in Russia is an embarrassment for the administration in Washington, and being snubbed by Vladimir Putin is a slap in the face for President Barack Obama, who is beginning to care for his legacy. However, this affair is about more than tainted images. Persistent Cold War Mentalities The latest showdown …Read More