Tag: Ukraine

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…

There may be trouble ahead

May be trouble? In no particular order, we have the forth-coming referendum on Scottish independence, major constitutional changes in the UK whichever way the Scots vote, further EU sanctions against Russia, Obama and friends—if he has any left—about to bomb…

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…

Cross-eyed in Danga

Proof-reading: Job done How to choose a title: Suggestions wing their way through the ether Ukraine It’s all a conspiracy Proof reading: I’ve finally finished both the manuscripts the publisher sent back to me. Leaving aside the problem with the…