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Dissident Movements Within The Eastern Bloc Aspired To Genuine Socialism

quoting Timothy Garton Ashvia Mainstream Weekly
Saturday, June 6, 2020

The collapse of the Soviet bloc in 1989-1991 is still portrayed as a collection of simplistic clichés (1). British political analyst Timothy Garton Ash says that ‘in 1989 Europeans proposed a new model of non-violent, velvet revolution’ (2), a reverse image of that of the storming of the Winter Palace in October 1917.


Markos Kounalakis On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Markos Kounalakis discusses his Miami Herald article "In fight for Libya, Russia and Turkey keep a 19th-century war on the front burner."

Robert Service: Putin's Russia: Threat or Opportunity?

interview with Robert Servicevia Hoover Virtual Policy Briefings
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

A Hoover Virtual Policy Briefing with Robert Service: Putin's Russia: Threat or Opportunity?
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 11AM PT/ 2PM ET.


Victor Davis Hanson: Will Biden And Obama Answer For The Russiagate Falsehoods?

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, May 28, 2020

 Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses his National Review article "The Remains of an Administration."

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The Doctrine Of Media Untruth: Carmichael Examines Victor Davis Hanson’s Recent Proclamation Of Media In Our Society Today

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia The Tennessee Star
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

During the third hour, Carmichael weighed in on Victor Davis Hanson’s recent description of the media and it’s coordination with the left-wing Democrats as it rises to levels of new mediocrity. As an example, he went on to correlate the Russia hoax investigation and its connection to the mainstream media and how the truth can be found in the opposite of the narrative.


The Pandemic Shows That Putin Is Not A Strong Leader

by Michael McFaulvia The Washington Post
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

When the novel coronavirus pandemic began, President Vladimir Putin tried to use the crisis to burnish his reputation as a stronger leader and Russia as an effective state. At first, the Russian leader boasted that his country had escaped the worst, implicitly citing this success as yet more evidence of his own forceful leadership. State-controlled media outlets trumpeted Russia’s success while gloating over American failures. 

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Lenin’s Murderous Regime Is Nothing To Celebrate

cited Robert Servicevia The Conservative Woman
Friday, April 24, 2020
Thursday marked 150 years since the birth of Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Lenin, the communist revolutionary and political theorist who served as head of the Soviet government from 1917 to his death in 1924. Just another day for most of us but for London Young Labour (LYL), a Labour-affiliated group with more than 15,000 members aged 14-26, it was a cause for celebration.
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H.R. McMaster: Power Is 'Going To Shift' Away From Putin During Coronavirus Pandemic

quoting H. R. McMastervia The Washington Examiner
Friday, April 24, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s apparent mismanagement of the coronavirus pandemic could allow “a potential new leader of Russia” to rival the Kremlin strongman, according to one of President Trump’s top former advisers.

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China And Russia Are Struggling Under COVID-19, Too

quoting H. R. McMastervia Bloomberg
Friday, April 24, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned America’s focus inward. U.S. politics is all about economic relief, public health and reopening plans. Normally such myopia would degrade America’s standing in the world — but it’s not, necessarily, in large part because many U.S. adversaries are struggling as well.

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Where’s Waldo’s Nuke?

by Amy Zegartvia Hoover Digest
Monday, April 20, 2020

Amateurs are prowling the Internet for clues to nuclear weapons development. Real spies find these efforts both helpful and worrisome.