Russia

Belshazzar’s Feast

Whether in days, months, years or decades, the regimes in China, Russia and Iran will tumble.

Myanmar: Another Market for Chinese Economic Domination

“China has been a principal economic and military partner of the various Myanmar and Burma regimes since the beginning.”

Ukraine drones
The Constants of Changing War

The unprecedented use of drones in the Ukraine war have transformed the modern battlefield. At the same time, nothing has changed.

The War in Ukraine through German Eyes

The West is therefore morally and politically obligated to the defense of Ukraine, assisting her with any and all means necessary for her protection and survival.

Is Putin Right To Call The West ‘Satanic’? 

For Orthodox Archpriest Alexander Novopashin, “Satanism” is really a synonym for entropy, or “the Evil that dissolves societies like a hydra with its many tentacles”.

Alexander’s Crumbling Wall: The Caucasus Order on the Brink of Collapse

The fragile peace the Russia has experienced by granting autonomy to ethnic minorities may unravel under the strains of the Ukrainian Invasion.

Chastened Patriotism

Patriotism is part of our repertoire of civic ideals and identities, as Jean Bethke Elshtain reminded us. While its excesses and perversions are to be lamented, Patriotism rightly perceived yields a concern for the moral tenor of one’s culture.

Putin & Hitler

Putin is not Hitler. But he is a malevolent and paranoid little man who has harnessed a great nation for dangerous purposes.

Heroism and Collectivism: Ukraine and Russia’s Diverging Strategies of Warfare

if the flooding of the frontlines by unprepared new recruits results in exorbitant Russian casualties, the true effect may be to make Russia’s armed forces look weaker than ever.