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United States Foreign policy during last decades could be described as series of strategical errors. When Soviet Union splintered, the US saw possibility to widen its influence through breakaway republics and former satellites, do whatever want in the rest of world and feed her powerful military-industrial complex. Supporting on one hand nationalist/populist leaders (Georgia, Ukraine,… » read more

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United States Foreign policy during last decades could be described as series of strategical errors. When Soviet Union splintered, the US saw possibility to widen its influence through breakaway republics and former satellites, do whatever want in the …

Posted by Ari Rusila

United States Foreign policy during last decades could be described as series of strategical errors. When Soviet Union splintered, the US saw possibility to widen its influence through breakaway republics and former satellites, do whatever want in the rest of world and feed her powerful military-industrial complex. Supporting on one hand nationalist/populist leaders (Georgia, Ukraine, […]

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Georgian konfliktin jälkimainingeissa seuraavassa muutama teesi kontekstin täydennykseksi. Ensinnäkin onko Kosovon itsenäisyyden tunnustus esimerkkinä muille separatistihankkeille? Vaikka länsivallat kuinka vannoisivat ratkaisun ainutlaatuisutta ei illä ole merkitystä kun separistit itse pitävät sitä rohkaisevana esimerkkinä. Toisekseen nyt on turha Georgia tilanteessa itkeä kv oikeuksien perään kun ne Kosovon kohdalla jo kertaalleen rikottiin. Kolmanneksi […]

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Transnistria ehkä seuraava

Kosovo, Etelä-Ossetia ja Abhaasia – Transnistria on ehkä seuraava. Transnistria on ollut käytännössä itsenäinen jo toista kymmentä vuotta, valtiorakenteita siellä on kehitetty jopa EU raporttienkin mukaan tyydyttävästi, taloutta on yksityistetty ja vientiä on jo lähes sataan maahan. Aika näyttää tapahtuuko tämä ero sopuisasti vai kriisin kautta.
Lisää mm. Is Transnistria the next follow up […]

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Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, is backing independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia – Georgia’s two rebel provinces. The vote came after a brief war between Russia and Georgia following Georgia’s assault on the Sou…

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Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, is backing independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia – Georgia’s two rebel provinces. The vote came after a brief war between Russia and Georgia following Georgia’s assault on the South Ossetian capital of Tskhinvali Aug. 7. Both countries won de-facto independence in the 1990s after wars… » read more

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Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, is backing independence of South Ossetia and Abkhazia – Georgia’s two rebel provinces. The vote came after a brief war between Russia and Georgia following Georgia’s assault on the South Ossetian capital of Tskhinvali Aug. 7. Both countries won de-facto independence in the 1990s after wars […]

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Caucasus suffers about US Cowboy policyGeorgia is one again failed example about US Foreign policy which aims to create classical “banana republic” to Eastern Europe where US controls crucial foreign and/or domestic policies of another nation throu…

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Caucasus suffers about US Cowboy policy
Georgia is one again failed example about US Foreign policy which aims to create classical “banana republic” to Eastern Europe where US controls crucial foreign and/or domestic policies of another nation through ties with its military and intelligence institutions. EU’s military, political, and corporate elites have already increasingly become dependents […]

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