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Russia backed into a corner

It’s easy and perversely comforting to think of the world as bipolar. Good vs. Evil. Communist vs. Capitalist. Democratic vs. Autocratic. USA vs. Russia. But the world isn’t so simple (despite what John McCain may think). Despite whatever comfort simplified labels give us, Russia is not an evil imperial power hellbent on invading all of […]

Kosovo and Serbia: An unnecessary split

A largely forgotten war that took place nearly eight years ago brings to light modern struggles of nationalism in Europe. I’m speaking of Kosovo and its declaration of independence from Serbia. Since 1999, Kosovo has been under the protection of UN forces and, as far as I can see, would still need the aid from […]