Recommended Reading

Sometimes I come across articles that are so compelling, I have to mention them whether they are about Russia or not. Patrick Cockburn’s article “Iraq: The Reality” published in the Independent UK on October 12 is one of them. The article is an edited extract from his book The Occupation: War and Resistance in Iraq […]

Tulip Revolution Revisited

Revolution are often written backwards. An event may be declared a revolution from the outset but whether that event actually becomes the social phenomenon we call “revolution” can only be assessed after the fact. The result of narrativizing revolutions backwards has left us with very few revolutions in human history. For example, the French Revolution […]