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Russia has acquired territory but lost credibility.  Putin has bought himself a pile of problems at the cost of the international ties Russia needs to prosper.  He has betrayed Russia’s best resource —  its people — who will eventually realize his rhetoric is nothing more than a fantasy inside a delusion wrapped in a tissue of lies.
    —    Madeleine Albright (describing Vladimir Putin)
Former U.S. Secretary of State
Quoted in:  Time Magazine;  5 May 2014 issue;  “The 100 Most Influential People
[Ms. Albright obviously playing off of Winston Churchill’s famous quote describing Russia:  “Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.”    —    kmab]
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2022 Defeated: So Far (Anyway)
2021 Elections Have Consequences
It’s Cold Way Down There
2020 Fearless Security
2019 I Prefer A Neat Single Malt
2018 Seeking Finer Fruits
2017 Something That Is Absolute
2016 Animate And Encourage
Out Of Time
2015 In Time
2014 Robust Interconnectivity
2013 What Have We Here?
2012 Tributaries And Eddies
An Honest Politician
2011 Penultimate

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