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Nosemonkey's EUtopia

In search of a European identity

August 15, 2008
by James Clive-Matthews

Strong words from the US, but it’s up to the EU – for now

From the press conference held by Condoleezza Rice this afternoon on the South Ossetia situation: “the way that Russia has brutally pushed this military operation well beyond the bounds of anything that might have related to South Ossetia calls into … Continue reading

August 11, 2008
by James Clive-Matthews

South Ossetia: Still simmering

So it seems that Georgia just doesn’t know when she’s beat – although quite what the real situation is there nobody seems to know, as there’s so much disinformation around. Who’s at fault here – Russia or Georgia? The answer’s … Continue reading

April 4, 2008
by James Clive-Matthews

NATO, Russia and Europe

The NATO summit is the perfect illustration of the fraught relations of Russia and the West, but it’s also just a sideshow… Continue reading