Tag "Musings on various topics"

What could happen next if the USA rejects the Russian ultimatum?

There is a lot of discussions going on about what Russia might do if the West ignores the Russian ultimatum.  All I propose to do here is just share a few thoughts with you.  This is not an thorough analysis, but only some musings of mine about what I hear. First, Putin is both very predictable and, at the same time, very unpredictable.  The predictable thing about Putin is that

Hodgepodge of this and that

Dear friends,Unfortunately, I need to hit the road for two trips these next couple of days and until Monday my schedule will be rather crazy.  This post will therefore be a “hodgepodge of this and that” in which I will try to plug a few holes.Old Ez posted this question: Saker you should do more – many more! – of these cultural write-ups. The cultural aspect of this war is

Some thoughts on this and that

I have been thinking about various issues this week, but I had too little time to write even a semi-coherent post about them. So I am sharing my musings with you in the raw – just as they came to me. Uncle Shmuel is just so predictable: Israel and the USA agreed to the format for an investigation of the storming of the Mavi Marmara and the other ship. Really?