View 842 Saturday, September 13, 2014
“Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency.”
President Barack Obama, January 31, 2009
I have obligations this weekend, so this much will have to do:
Some different views on the Russian crisis:
The Ukraine, Corrupted Journalism, and the Atlanticist Faith
NATO’s Eastward Expansion: Did the West Break Its Promise to Moscow?
By Uwe Klußmann, Matthias Schepp and Klaus Wiegrefe
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has accused the West of breaking promises made after the fall of the Iron Curtain, saying that NATO’s expansion into Eastern Europe violated commitments made during the negotiations over German reunification. Newly discovered documents from Western archives support the Russian position.
The discussions following the van Wolferen piece show one reason I don’t have a comments section here. Yes, there are some very worth while comments in there, and some of the discussion threads are useful, but the return on time invested is simply not worth that investment.
The return of Chaos Manor Reviews is under way, and I am rewriting now.
Freedom is not free. Free men are not equal. Equal men are not free.