No. 135 • November 2014

The End of Lost History

On 9 November 1989, the Berlin Wall—probably the most powerful symbol of the Cold War — was demolished. Several politicians and analysts dubbed 1989 annus mirabilis — the year of wonders. Back...

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Maoist Hat-Tricks in Asia

The devil’s finest trick is to persuade you that he does not exist! Charles Pierre Baudelaire, Le Spleen de Paris, 1869 I have been saying for the last three years that Naxalism remains the...

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Summary

This issue of Diplomaatia focuses mainly on Russia. There is an interview with Russian intelligence expert Andrei Soldatov, according to whom President Vladimir Putin is completely dependent on...

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