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Putin's imperial overreach is a big concern to the former vassal states of the USSR. Case in point: Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia, all of which were conquered by the Soviet Union during WWII and ...
by TomP
Comment Count 528 comments on Fri Mar 07, 2014 at 08:43 AM PST with 125 Recommends
There is a concept in economics known as the "snow-ball effect" on debt. It involves the self-reinforcing effect of debt accumulation arising when the growth of the national economy is less than ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 80 comments on Sat Jan 16, 2010 at 10:41 AM PST with 53 Recommends
Much has been made in the media about the Ukrainian government, if there is such a thing, 'invoking' the Budapest Memorandum as if it were a real military treaty. As I've pointed out much in the ...
by brooklynbadboy
Comment Count 65 comments on Mon Mar 03, 2014 at 07:14 AM PST with 48 Recommends
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by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jun 14, 2012 at 06:50 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
(Latest in a series on the California budget crisis, cross-posted at Calitics ) I've been hearing the California crisis, and the Governor's response, ...
by dday
Comment Count 78 comments on Wed Jun 17, 2009 at 12:20 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
I honestly didn't expect this diary to be necessary, but it became so when I published another diary on homophobic brutality in South Africa. Since I used the word "Russia" in the title, a Kossack ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 46 comments on Sun Jul 28, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Along with news that the last Italian soldier will leave Iraq December 2nd -- and today'...
by SusanHu
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Nov 27, 2006 at 06:37 AM PST with 25 Recommends
On Thursday, the roof of a large grocery store in Riga, Latvia collapsed while the store was filled with after-work shoppers. As many as 54 people were killed including three firemen who had been ...
by Steven Payne
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Nov 23, 2013 at 04:24 PM PST with 24 Recommends
by mole333
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Aug 18, 2006 at 06:34 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
by mole333
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Jan 07, 2006 at 03:07 PM PST with 23 Recommends
Dear Tea Partiers, For a long, long time now, I've been hearing American Patriots going on and on about how they've lost their country. And by "long, long time" I mean "since Barack Obama was ...
by WilliamKWolfrum
Comment Count 18 comments on Wed Feb 10, 2010 at 10:27 AM PST with 22 Recommends
by angrytoyrobot
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Jul 22, 2006 at 09:00 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Hi, all. Today's report features: Winning the Future Forum on Small Business: President Obama and senior Administration officials hear from small business owners how to encourage ...
by Kat 4 Obama
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 23, 2011 at 04:00 AM PST with 17 Recommends
As the world financial meltdown grows, more citizens are taking to the streets to riot and rebel. ...
by Lets Elect A Progressive President In 2012
Comment Count 91 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2009 at 08:53 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Following Major Kong's review of AirLand Battle , it seems apropos to note that in recent months, there has been an increased tempo of Russian aircraft operating in areas of concern to NATO, i.e.
by xaxnar
Comment Count 24 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2014 at 06:57 PM PST with 15 Recommends
I am an avid reader of allohistory, the realm of ‘what if'? Or, as the character of Holly (played by British actor, Norman Lovett) in the BBC TV sci-fi series ‘Red Dwarf’, said “ Well, for ...
by shortfinals
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 04:00 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Below is a roundup of news, politics science, and humor. I plan on doing this about once a week as long as people seem interested. I hope you enjoy. A PERSONAL SUCCESS: What can one person do? ...
by mole333
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat May 10, 2014 at 12:53 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The president arrived today in Estonia to speak about foreign policy. He talked to leaders of one of America's most important allies about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hold on- Estonia is an ...
by Chief Thinking Officer
Comment Count 62 comments on Mon Nov 27, 2006 at 07:13 PM PST with 10 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 8, 2014 Readout of the President’s Calls with President Berzins of Latvia, Prime Minister Cameron of the United Kingdom, ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 12:37 PM PST with 7 Recommends
There's little question that the Obama Administration has tacked hard to the right on international economic policy since coming in to office. Its efforts ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 27, 2009 at 10:46 AM PDT with 7 Recommends