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A View by a Russian Liberal: It Almost Starts… World Politics Enters a New Period

Yury Fedorov

“When the global financial crisis starts to abate, the old strategic and geopolitical problems will come to the fore once again, undiminished and possibly even more severe than ever. That is why the current situation is being made use of by the Iranian leaders with their nuclear arms aspirations, by the numerous Marxist radicals and leaders of Islamic terrorist groups, by pompous Latin American caudillos and other political buffoons as well as their sympathizers among Russian politicians, sloganeering about Russia rising from its knees. There are all trying to seize the opportunity and boost their standing both domestically and internationally, while the attention of the world leaders is fixed on the financial crisis.”

A View by a Russian Liberal: It Almost Starts… World Politics Enters a New Period (full text)


SECURITY INDEX №2 (87), 2009