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by renukb
28 Aug 2008 20:43
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Russia warns Turkey on U.S. ships in Black Sea http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/english/home/9766567.asp?scr=1 Russia said U.S. ships could only stay in the Black Sea for 21 days according to the Montreux Convention, and warned if they do not leave by then Turkey would be responsible. Russia's deputy mil...
by renukb
28 Aug 2008 20:38
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Russia tests ICBM that beats anti-ballistic missile: reports http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/000200808281824.htm Moscow (PTI): Russia on Thursday launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that beats anti- ballistic missile (ABM) systems in hitting high-security facilities, media re...
by renukb
28 Aug 2008 07:32
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Georgia War Shows 'Weak' Russia, U.S. Official Says http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/08/27/AR2008082703192.html Russia's conflict with Georgia is the sign of a "weak" Russian nation, not a newly assertive one, and Moscow now has put its place in the world order at...
by renukb
27 Aug 2008 08:21
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Russia’s bear-paw swipe at Georgia has got many people drawing comparisons with the Cold War, but personally I like to look for parallels in the 19th century. What Russia wants: lessons from the 19th century http://blogs.reuters.com/global/2008/08/25/what-russia-wants-lessons-from-the-19th-century/
by renukb
26 Aug 2008 22:19
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

How the Reagan Doctrine Once Again Defeated the Russians http://foxforum.blogs.foxnews.com/2008/08/26/how-the-reagan-doctrine-once-again-defeated-the-russians/ Today, in 2018, as we look back at the first Russian-Georgian War of the 21st century, which erupted 10 years ago, we can recall the extrem...
by renukb
26 Aug 2008 22:14
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Russia may hit USA very hard below the belt http://english.pravda.ru/world/americas/25-08-2008/106188-russia_usa-0 US leading experts analyzed punishing opportunities of both Russia and the West after the recent armed conflict in Georgia. Specialists came to conclusion that the list of potential We...
by renukb
26 Aug 2008 22:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3210
Views: 340202

Re: Iran News and Discussions - 11 December 2007

Russia's nuclear chief to visit Iran's new power plant http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?sectionName=&id=d1b26df2-6283-474d-8433-3f6ec447f474&&Headline=Russia's+nuclear+chief+to+visit+Iran's+new+plant&strParent=strParentID Iran’s Ahmadinejad, Russia’s Medvedev t...
by renukb
26 Aug 2008 22:04
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

by renukb
26 Aug 2008 22:00
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Putin has chosen the right partner for himself and Russia... MOSCOW, Aug 26, (Thomson Financial) - Russia is not afraid of a new Cold War taking hold and is ready for 'anything,' Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday in a television interview. 'We're not afraid of anything (including) th...
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 15:27
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Putin in the Shadow of the Red Czar
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/24/opinion/24sebag.html

The problem is Putin, not the missiles
http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1014517.html
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 15:25
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

SA backs Russia at UN http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=6&art_id=vn20080824103004742C727154 South Africa is leaning towards the Russian side in Moscow's acrimonious stand-off with the West in the United Nations Security Council sparked by the war in Georgia. As the Security C...
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 15:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392454

Re: Geopolitical thread - 15

The outlook on a triple-superpower world It's time for Russia, China, and the US to work together. http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/0822/p09s03-coop.html Washington - The tectonic plates of world politics have been shifting for several years now, and on Aug. 8 the extent of this shift became plain. In...
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 15:17
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Russia's 'victory' may prove costly http://www.thestar.com/comment/article/484077 Russia says Europe in new arms race http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/story.html?id=9a2b739a-cd15-42a3-bf8c-2d5c164f7a47 U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice insisted that Russia has nothing to fear from ...
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 13:48
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Why the U.S. isn't being taken seriously in Georgia conflict http://www.minnpost.com/stories/2008/08/22/3069/why_the_us_isnt_being_taken_seriously_in_georgia_conflict By Steve Berg | Friday, Aug. 22, 2008 It's pretty darn shocking that one nation would attack another without being attacked first, w...
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 13:46
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Russia warns NATO against re-equipping Georgia's military http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-08/21/content_9562501.htm BRUSSELS, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- Russia's ambassador to NATO Dmitry Rogozin warned Wednesday NATO against filling the gap of losses of the Georgian military incurred in its confli...
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 13:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392454

Re: Geopolitical thread - 15

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121944599188265089.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

Russian Nuclear Pact Stalls
Tensions Prompt U.S. to Reconsider Proliferation Agreement
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 13:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392454

Re: Geopolitical thread - 15

NATO must choose between Russia, Georgia: FM http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/News/PoliticsNation/NATO_must_choose_between_Russia_Georgia_FM/articleshow/3390782.cms MOSCOW: Russia does not want to "slam the door" on NATO but the alliance must choose between partnership with Moscow or s...
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 13:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3210
Views: 340202

Re: Iran News and Discussions - 11 December 2007

http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=67408&sectionid=351020104 Russia: Iran N-plant operational in '08 Sat, 23 Aug 2008 17:26:16 GMT Iran's nuclear reactor in Bushehr Iran's first Russian-built nuclear power plant in the southern city of Bushehr will become operational by the end of 2008, Mosco...
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 13:35
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Hints of what might come in future...?

America Should Pick Georgia Over Russia
By MOHAMMED FADHIL


http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121944985925065347.html?mod=googlenews_wsj
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 13:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3210
Views: 340202

Re: Iran News and Discussions - 11 December 2007

Moscow against any new anti-Iran resolution: envoy
http://www.tehrantimes.com/index_View.asp?code=176069

IRAN: US-RUSSIAN TENSION CREATES NEW DIPLOMATIC OPTIONS FOR TEHRAN
http://www.eurasianet.org/departments/insight/articles/eav082208.shtml
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 13:27
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Georgia was tricked, but by Russia or US? http://www.sundayherald.com/oped/opinion/display.var.2432197.0.georgia_was_tricked_but_by_russia_or_us.php LET'S RUN through this again. Vladimir Putin is not a nice man. The KGB, with whom the young Vlad earned his reputation as a people person, was not Ru...
by renukb
24 Aug 2008 13:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392454

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Syria reaps a Russian reward
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/JH23Ak01.html

North Korea wary of Russia's return

http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Korea/JH23Dg01.html
by renukb
23 Aug 2008 23:05
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

This is what I was expecting to happen, if Russia blinks and steps back and fails to stay back in Georgia. For the US and the west, IMO, they will not rest until they keep Russia and their Nooks rest in peace forever. I believe that Russians understand this very well. Russia was stupid to trust the ...
by renukb
23 Aug 2008 22:52
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Who cares about the Caucasus ? India has no leverage there............even if Russia re-emerges as a power, the man who is architecting that comeback (Putin) has nothing but contempt for India.........India has nothing to gain by it.......discussing Caucasus is nothin but intellectual masturbation ...
by renukb
20 Aug 2008 18:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392454

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Vladimir Putin's mastery checkmates the West http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/guest_contributors/article4525885.ece Russia has been biding its time, but its victory in Georgia has been brutal - and brilliantMichael Binyon ...................... Have your say ................. ......
by renukb
20 Aug 2008 14:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Iran News and Discussions
Replies: 3210
Views: 340202

Re: Iran News and Discussions - 11 December 2007

http://www.hurriyet.com.tr/english/home/9703091.asp?gid=244&sz=86276 Turkish observers speculate Bush to attack Iran before leaving office Turkish analysts and commentators say the likelihood of a U.S. attack on Iran before President George W. Bush leaves office has increased as the issue conti...
by renukb
20 Aug 2008 13:49
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392454

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080820/ap_on_re_eu/poland_us_missile_defense;_ylt=AkTE712oQqnKPNkhhz1EHxdvaA8F AP Rice to sign missile defense deal with Poland WARSAW, Poland - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice plans Wednesday to sign a deal to build a U.S. missile defense base on Polish soil, an ag...
by renukb
20 Aug 2008 12:53
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

China seeks Caucasian crisis windfall http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Central_Asia/JH19Ag01.html ................. US's differentiated approach A differentiated approach towards Russia and China is already apparent in the US agenda regarding the deployment of the missile defense system. As a Russian c...
by renukb
20 Aug 2008 12:46
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Geopolitical thread
Replies: 3955
Views: 392454

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New assertive Russia not the Soviet Union http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/opinions/articles/2008/08/20/20080820robb20.html How quickly conservatives returned to Cold War rhetoric and attitudes in the wake of the Russia-Georgia conflict was astonishing. Vladimir Putin's Russia is an aggressi...
by renukb
20 Aug 2008 12:42
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Why should Russia listen to west and withdraw from Georgia, while US and the west are in occupation of Iraq?
by renukb
20 Aug 2008 12:30
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments
Replies: 397
Views: 279330

Re: Military Acquisitions, Partnerships & Developments

India in $2bn Brahmos missile order - Ifax http://in.reuters.com/article/topNews/idINIndia-35084420080819 MOSCOW (Reuters) - India has placed $2 billion of missile orders with Russian-Indian military joint venture Brahmos, the firm's managing director was quoted as saying by Russia's Interfax news a...
by renukb
20 Aug 2008 12:05
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Now you've got the US and Russia fighting wars all over the place while Islamists the world over are celebrating. This sort of scenario is all too likely given the way things are going. I'm dumbfounded by just how badly the neocons have managed to f**k up everything they touch. Not only have they f...
by renukb
20 Aug 2008 12:02
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

Its no longer ideological as Fukuyama so eloquently said in 1988 in his book "End of History".. And if you go back in history it was Russia that stopped the Turks. Russia stopped many powerful people, including Nepolian and Hitler. People may be underestimating bear power. I am not sure a...
by renukb
20 Aug 2008 10:14
Forum: History & Current Affairs Archive
Topic: Caucasus Crisis
Replies: 1226
Views: 115299

Re: Caucasus Crisis

IMO, Tough days ahead of Russia, if it pullsback from Georgia. Pullback from Georgia will encourage NATO block to arm eastern Europe. Russia should start arming every US enemy with nukes, if NATO block wants to arm Russian neighbours and use them as a base to attack Russia. Russians were soft powers...

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