By Felix Quigley

September 5, 2008

The articles printed by Stratfor.com are very useful. These are out and out Imperialist writers but they follow a tradition which means that they do not write lies or junk. They make an effort to cover facts. Their method is one of total pro Imperialism. It is just that they use a scientific type approach and we as socialists who wish to end their rotten capitalist system can certainly learn from their research.

OKAY friends with that proviso:

See what you make of this. The writer is somebody with the handle of Peter Zeihan.

Realism in Russia (Free Access)

By Peter Zeihan

From an American perspective, the Eurasian landmass can be both an intimidating and endlessly invigorating place. Intimidating, because it is the only landmass on the planet save that of North America that has sufficient resources to nurture and give rise to a truly global power; invigorating, because the existence of many disparate powers there make the task of preventing a single power from arising relatively easy. The sheer size, internal geographic divides and myriad states and ethnic groups that are native to Eurasia are perhaps the strongest factor guaranteeing U.S. national strength — and on a subconscious level, all U.S. policymakers realize that. Continue reading