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Saturday, October 24, 2020

How the Cold War, Which Never Actually Stopped, Actually Started

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture This will be the first-ever credible, or “historical,” but brief, account of how the Cold War actually began, and of why it started, and of why it continues today (even though it started on the basis of lies which have long-since become exposed but — for reasons which…

New Russian Orthodox Cathedral set to open on Victory Day [Video]

The Russian Orthodox Church has been on the rise since the fall of Communism in 1991. The country has been opening new parishes at the rate of two to three per day. This new Cathedral of the Armed Forces, built at a military theme park outside Moscow, is one of the largest Christian edifices in…

FDR’s Anti-Colonial Vision for the Post-War World: ‘As He Saw It’ Revisited

From the Strategic Culture Foundation The 75th Anniversary of the passing of American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt should give the world a chance to revisit the immortal life and courage of the man whom decades of revisionism have turned into a popular aristocratic cartoon character. The decades of intense of effort to distort the life…

On Churchill’s ‘Sinews of Peace’

Authored by Cynthia Chung via The Strategic Culture Foundation: This past Nov. 9th marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. It is a pivotal point in modern history, since it also marked the fall of the Iron Curtain. As is well known the Iron Curtain speech was made by then Prime Minister of…

Misrepresentations of American & Soviet Roles in WW II and the Cold War

Submitted by Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org: INTRODUCTION The Soviet Union contributed more than did any other nation to the defeats of Germany and Japan in World War II, but America and Britain together defeated Italy. Many prominent Western ‘historians’ white-out the Soviet roles in defeating Hitler and especially Hirohito, and they overstate the…

Russian Government Condemn’s European Parliament’s Blaming Stalin as Having Started WW II

Submitted by Eric Zuesse… On October 1st, Russia’s Tass news agency reported that the Director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin condemned the European Parliament for having blamed Stalin along with Hitler as having started World War II. He said, “The recent resolution adopted by the European Parliament that assigned the historic blame…

September 1939: the Myth of Soviet Aggression

Submitted by Tom Stanford… Over the past few weeks, the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War has repeatedly been seized by European politicians and opinion leaders as an opportunity to promote one of the West’s favourite historical myths: the “evil dictators” Hitler and Stalin, after making a deal to carve up…

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