The crisis in Crimea could lead the world into a second cold war
First, Russian president Vladimir Putin's plans of economic integration in the post-Soviet space would have to do without Ukraine ... is no war, the Crimea crisis is likely to alter fundamentally relations between Russia and the west and lead to changes ...
How Russia Might Have Stopped World War I
Russia, though, was unprepared for war. Defeat was likely, and the result would be revolution. As Durnovo put it ... During the war his supreme headquarters did not fly a Russian flag, but it did fly a French one, given to him by General Joffre in 1912.
The Gulf War and Japanese Diplomacy
But private-sector firms were reluctant to undertake missions to a war zone. When senior Japanese diplomat Tanba Minoru informed the United States that Japan could do virtually nothing to help in ... had taken the lead through the Gulf War, backed up ...
Is confrontation with Russia inevitable?
In the years right after the Cold War ended, several American statesmen and writers urged a more generous policy towards ... do our best to try to integrate Russia into the structures of the new post-Cold War world, give it significant aid, and help ...
August 3 1914: the countdown to cataclysm across the world
That did not stop a creeping radicalisation of politics, with conservatives loathing Giolitti for his concessions to workers, while revolutionary socialists fomented upheaval. This lead ... of the Russo-Japanese war and the subsequent 1905 revolution ...