Putin Doctrine – It’s about national security

Great nations have risen and fallen. Some nations since ancient times were called Assyria, Babylon, and later, Rome. They had risen and fallen. Nations do not stay great forever. Russia was formerly a great nation under its Soviet Communist system. Political leaders can become nostalgic but when reality sets in, they will be reminded that… Read More Putin Doctrine – It’s about national security

Pt. 2: Inside the head of Vladimir Putin: Recent speech

My commentary in this post is based on a very recent speech by President Putin on 16 March 2022. He spoke about biological weapons and threats including experimental coronavirus strains and nuclear weapons being created in Ukraine in close proximity to Russia. Diplomatic means to settle these problems were exhausted so they had no peaceful… Read More Pt. 2: Inside the head of Vladimir Putin: Recent speech

Pt. 1 links: Inside the head of Vladimir Putin

Just as people read biographies on world leaders, I find value in trying to better understand this Russian leader outside of our own assumptions, prejudices and being driven by emotions. As a human being, Putin has strengths, weaknesses, values and fears. He has interesting opinions on life, NATO, accusations of Russian interference, etc. Perhaps a… Read More Pt. 1 links: Inside the head of Vladimir Putin