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Gordon M. Hahn

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by Gordon M. Hahn Much Western media and many observers of Russian politics are fond of playing up an ostensible revival of Stalin – his ‘rehabilitation’ as it were – under Russian President Vladimir Putin’s rule. This is not just inaccurate — as I have written in the past, the Putin era has seen numerous […]

 by Gordon M. Hahn [[This article was originally published in December 2011 as: Gordon M. Hahn,“The Thaw at the Polls – Tandem’s Liberalization Policy Rocks the Vote,” Russia – Other Points of View, 8 December 2011, http://www.russiaotherpointsofview.com/2011/12/the-thaw-at-the-polls-tandems-liberalization-policy-rocks-the-vote.html.%5D%5D Sunday’s election to the State Duma, Russia’s lower house, was stunning.  As I expected, it registered a sharp […]

by Gordon M. Hahn In a recent comment to a Facebook post I noted that America would be hard-pressed to survive the one-two punch of successive Barack Obama and Donald Trump presidencies. The recent spate of terrorism in America’s nascent civil war along with a recent study confirm worst fears. Former President Obama famously characterized […]

A Review of Kurt Volker’s “Tank Tales” by Gordon M. Hahn (Summertime Fun) A new children’s book is out written by the Trump administration’s special envoy to Ukraine and former US ambassador to NATO, Kurt Volker. His magical collection of fairy tales, titled “Tank Tales,” makes wonderful bed-time reading not just for children but also […]

by Gordon M. Hahn A recent media report indicated that Foggy Bottom is considering removing support for democracy-promotion from the U.S. State Department’s mission statement. According to the article: “The existing mission statement reads: ‘The Department’s mission is to shape and sustain a peaceful, prosperous, just, and democratic world and foster conditions for stability and […]

  For Gordon M. Hahn’s 29 July 2017 radio interview with Andrei Korybko on Sputnik’s Trendstorm program use the link: https://sputniknews.com/radio_trendstorm/201707291055967335-us-sanctions-spree-fusing-finance-with-geostrategy/ Or: https://video.img.ria.ru/Out/MP3/20170728/2017_07_28_TRENDSTORM026PART1_k3paqo30.3lc.mp3 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ About the Author – Gordon M. Hahn, Ph.D., is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Terrorism and Intelligence Studies (CETIS), Akribis Group, San Jose, California, http://www.cetisresearch.org; an expert analyst at Corr […]

The following is the English-language version of my recently published interview with Nidzhat Gadzhiev at yenicg.ru. For the Russian language version, please see: yenicag.ru/v-konechnom-itoge-eto-mozhet-zastavit-erdogana-pokinut-nato-amerikanskij-ekspert/ Relations will continue to deteriorate in the event President Trump does not veto this law. Although this is far from the central issue in the relationship, the tit-for-tat  sanctions are poisoning the […]