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by | Jan 17, 2023

George F. Kennan was a diplomat, historian, geopolitician, strategist, writer, public intellectual, professor, farmer, and introspective diarist. He lived a very long life — he died at the age of 101 in 2005. His ideas helped shape the course of…

by | Jan 9, 2023

In some kingdom, in some land, beyond seven mountains, beyond seven rivers, beyond the hills, beyond the valleys, as every good Slavic folktale ought to begin, there lay a country where all the animals of field and forest lived in…

by | Jan 1, 2023

A century ago, on December 30, 1922, Russia signed treaties with Ukraine, Byelorussia (now Belarus), and Transcaucasia (combining Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia) to form the Soviet Union. The latter continued to expand, reaching its apogee after swallowing Estonia, Latvia, and…

by | Oct 22, 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin first took power in 2000. He succeeded Boris Yeltsin in Russia’s first peaceful transition of power from one democratically elected leader to the next — ever. It was a historic moment for Russia. Putin, however, had…

by | Aug 30, 2022

Mikhail Gorbachev, a communist to the end, died at 91 on Tuesday. “The Soviet collapse was not Mr. Gorbachev’s goal, but it may be his greatest legacy,” reads the Washington Post’s obituary. “It brought to an end a seven-decade experiment born…

by | Jun 18, 2022

Biographer Robert Caro described in brilliant detail the life and campaigns of Lyndon B. Johnson. Caro allows his readers few illusions about the gritty reality of those elections. In 1941, as Caro relates, federal judge Jimmy Allred was listening to…

by | Jun 10, 2022

A museum honoring those who died at the hands of communist regimes opened in downtown Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Officially called the Victims of Communism Museum, it seeks to educate the public on the Marxist ideology which was responsible for…

by | May 22, 2022

The late and colorful New York Mayor Ed Koch used to say, “We have a saying in New York: a conservative is a liberal who has been mugged.” You can add an entire nation mugged by reality: Finland. Throughout the…

by | Feb 15, 2022

Washington — There have been an abundance of essays of late about how we are to wage revolution in our comfortable society. All have been written by Woke Folk, I suspect. You would not expect such essays in praise of…

by | Jan 11, 2022

In this third installment of a revisionist look back at the presidency of Franklin Roosevelt, the focus is on communist infiltration of FDR’s administration both before and during World War II and its impact on American foreign policy. In particular,…

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