Obama is new Chamberlain

...United States containing Russian hegemony around the world, Barack Obama has re-written history by making the former Soviet Union the winner of the Cold War in extra innings.He is more naive and timid than Jimmy Carter. His repeated capitulations...

Ukraine sends message to Putin at opening ceremony of Winter Paralympics

...said all week that this is about sport, not politics."In his speech at the ceremony, Craven noted that the former Soviet Union had refused to stage the Paralympics in 1980 in conjunction with the Moscow Olympics."But dreams do come true...

Orwellian world is here

...tolerant only if you agree with them. These individuals are employing the intimidation tactics that the Nazis and former Soviet Union used to bully opponents into silence and submission.George WeberAugusta

Christian exodus shadows papal visit to Holy Land

...Christians. There are also nearly 200,000 non-native Christians in Israel, including Christians who moved from the former Soviet Union because of Jewish family ties, guest workers and African migrants.The Rev. Pierbattista Pizza-balla, the custodian...

Igor Grinko

...the home for the US National Sculling Team for many years. Igor was also a national team coach for Ukraine, the former Soviet Union, Estonia and the National Coach for China. He coached his athletes to many World Championship and Olympic medals...

'Chronicle' cartoonist's work wins first place UN award

...serious about awarding good work."Among the panel of judges were former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev, actor Jeff Bridges and 42 U.N. ambassadors.McKee finished in second place in...

Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on moon, dies

...manned lunar landing was a boon to the prestige of the United States, which had been locked in a space race with the former Soviet Union, and re-established U.S. pre-eminence in science and technology, Elliott said."The fact that we were...

George McGovern, former senator and presidential candidate, dies

...Food for Peace program and spent much of his career believing the United States should be more accommodating to the former Soviet Union. Never a showman, he made his case with a style as plain as the prairies where he grew up, sounding often more...

New reactor fire as Japan works to contain threat

...the nuclear industry's most severe accident in 25 years, since the meltdown at the Chernobyl power plant in the former Soviet Union.Experts said that differing designs in the reactors made it unlikely that Fukushima would degenerate into a widespread...

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Georgia gubernatorial forum allows talk on issues

...unconstitutional" said former Secretary of State David Poythress, who compared it to the conduct of officials in the former Soviet Union.Besides, Poythress said, the Arizona approach won't work and federal action is needed to seal the border...