Today It Is Ukraine. Yesterday It Was Elsewhere. Tomorrow? This Never Rests.

Our friend Roger is the ultimate historian and today he provides us with a thought-provoking post about the current war Russia has started against Ukraine … really, against the rest of the world. Thank you, Roger, for this timely post and your valuable insights!

Writing Despite Computers and Programmes

Where do we begin? How do we explain?

24th February 2022. Another Date To Remember….So many events, actions and commentaries since the day Putin and his court decided to take the next step in their endeavours to bring The Ukraine back under Kremlin control. The avalanche into the medias has been such that I literally had to check the start date. It was as if Time measured in days had ceased to be a relevant method of recording, all that counted was The Narrative, every daily action is affected by The Narrative, even Sunrise and Sunset are but part of the backdrop. So many folk are asking ‘How could this happen?’ Understandable.

Under the lens of the seemingly disturbing and dispassionate study of International Relations’ Realism theories what is happening in the Ukraine is predictable, almost inexorable. However this is not the arena to be bandying terms such as ‘Anarchic…

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    • Thank you for reading, Michael! Lately I have become convinced that humans are incapable, as a whole, of learning the lessons of history. The worst invention of humankind was the invention of nuclear weapons that ultimately humans will use to destroy life on this planet, I think. I hope I’m wrong, but … Sigh. xx

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