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The Fall of the West

It’s a tricky matter, because you don’t get any warnings from them. Your first hint that they are upset with you is a fist going into your face. Or a knife. Or a bullet.

Alexander Wolfheze discusses the obvious fact that the West has already fallen and the fervent hope that the East will take up its mantle and continue the glory of European civilization.

‘This is the way the world ends
Not with a bang but a whimper

— Thomas Stearns Eliot, ‘The Hollow Men’

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By Refusing Security to Russia Washington Has Opened the Door to War

(Paul Craig Roberts) As readers are aware, I regard Washington’s refusal to accommodate Russia’s security concerns as totally irresponsible. By denying security guarantees to Russia, Washington essentially told the Kremlin that Washington intends to locate nuclear missiles on Russia’s borders and to use color revolutions among former Russian provinces to destabilize the Russian Federation. In other words, Washington has shown that the US represents a life-threatening hostility to Russia.

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