Dress code for an execution

31 Jul

Meet American reporter Ivana Hrynkiw, she of the apple pie and cola smile. But it faded three days ago at Alabama’s William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore. On her arrival to witness the execution by lethal injection of Joe … Read More »

US diplomacy as Greek Tragedy

30 Jul

Still from the Sophoclean drama, Oedipus the King, snapped on its opening night in Athens, 429 BC Amazing as it may seem, U.S. strategists did not anticipate the obvious response by countries finding themselves together in the crosshairs of US/NATO … Read More »

Ukraine and the fall of the US Empire

9 Jul

The ferocity of the confrontation in Ukraine shows that we’re talking about much more than the fate of the regime in Kiev. The architecture of the entire world order is at stake.” Sergei Naryshkin, Director of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence. The … Read More »