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The CDC and the WHO Fiasco
By Igor / September 2, 2020

The CDC and the WHO Fiasco

I find it absolutely remarkable how the two leading public health organizations – the WHO and the CDC – have effectively self-destructed in the face of a global pandemic. The WHO allowed itself to be bamboozled by the Chinese government and wasted valuable time playing semantics. Now with the loss...

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The Flight of Fancy
By Igor / July 10, 2020

The Flight of Fancy

This is definitely a departure from my usual topics, but WWII history has always been a hobby of mine. A recent article "The Fate of a Fascist Man", by Olga Fedyanina published in the 21st edition of the Russian "Kommersant Weekend" magazine (July 3, 2020) about the flight of Rudolf...

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Reasons for Concern
By Igor / July 7, 2020

Reasons for Concern

I am rarely wrong as long as I am not trying to be optimistic. Is this a good thing? For my ego - yes. For my everything else - not so much. There appears to be a consensus forming among experts in many usually unrelated fields that we're heading toward...

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Dictator. AWOL.
By Igor / April 28, 2020

Dictator. AWOL.

The situation around missing Kim Jong Un is a bit puzzling. The only fact we have is the man's absence from the spotlight. The rest is second-hand rumors.

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