Tag: nato

And now for the football results

Moscow Dynamo–Three——Washington Wonderers—–Nil To be honest, it wasn’t even a close match. In the opening minutes, Moscow Dynamo’s energetic centre forward, President (Vlad the Invader) Putin adroitly blindsided the entire Washington team and annexed the Crimea. Washington team captain President…

The World according to Kilgore

Just to recap: Russia is in the process of invading Ukraine and Putin is, outwardly at least, convinced that he will get away with it. The West is resolutely backing the wrong horse in Syria, with the CIA ‘secretly’ training…

Strange bedfellows

Oh what a tangled web we weave: The BBC have been airing a series of programmes this week about Syrian refugees. In the main, presenter Mishal Husain has been doing a balanced job. Until this morning when it became subtly…

Why We should thank Putin

Nato: In case you’d forgotten, Nato stands for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. It was an exclusive club dreamed up by a group of friends–well, more or less friends–who’d stood together (most of the time) during the Second World War. Alarmed at the expansionist nature of Stalin’s…

The impatience of being Putin

Ukraine: I’m not too sure what Oscar would have made of it but here’s my take. Macho-man mucks it up: It probably seemed like a good idea at the time. Let’s face it, it had everything to recommend it. You’d…

Syria downs Turkish F4. Watch this space

What happened? Syria has shot down a Turkish Phantom aircraft, just inside Syrian territorial waters. A report in the Boston Globe   says the Turkish aircraft was about a half a mile inside Syrian airspace. A bit quick on the…

Syria. Why no intervention by NATO?

It’s all the fault of the former colonial power ( for once not the UK) Why is Turkey getting involved in all this? You can understand Russia’s position, but the Chinese stance? Before a taking a look at what’s behind…

NATO to overthrow Assad of Syria?

An unfinished revolution in Egypt, civil war in Syria and Iran seeking WMD  Around the Right-Wing, Neo-Con world, the cry arises ‘why doesn’t somebody do something about the situation in Syria?’ By ‘somebody’, people have President Obama in mind even if…