Monthly Archives: July 2014

Western insistence on preserving Ukraine’s territorial integrity is not doing anybody, not even Ukraine, a favor

Ukraine’s internal and external conflict has been mishandled by the West right from the get-go. In particular, it was a mistake to insist on preserving Ukraine’s territorial integrity once the revolution had happened. Instead, it would have been better to call for a referendum on national unity. Continue reading

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Whatever happened to the ability to take blows?

Assertive communication has its pitfalls too. Because occasionally, it may not need be a legitimate need that drives the desire to define one’s limits and boundaries. Instead, it may well be a neurotic impulse to challenge others for challenge’s sake that explains one’s forthright behavior. Continue reading

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