2014: The Year of Redrawing Maps???

As events in the Ukraine continue to unfold and the prospect of Russian invasion appears real (or has already occurred)  the reality is that the map of Europe could change dramatically appears real. Whether Russia absorbs parts of the Ukraine along with the Crimea or if an independent puppet state emerges, remains to be seen … Continue reading 2014: The Year of Redrawing Maps???

European Separatism: Three Weddings and Funeral — Updated

My article European Separatism was as with originally posted over on the Riskyshift and it was even translated into Italian. In the article I evaluated the various separatist movements that we underway in Europe (Nov. 2012). Since my writing of this article, there has been some discussion in the media about the issue (here, here and … Continue reading European Separatism: Three Weddings and Funeral — Updated