Day: July 15, 2016

Russia-Turkey: Making nice sans trust comes easy

Source. A Times. A prejudice against Turks as being self-serving and untrustworthy – although exotic – is deeply embedded in the European psyche. In William Shakespeare’s play, Othello used the word “Turk” in that sense.A recent poll found that only 9% of Germans consider that Turkey can be a “trustworthy […]

Russia Is Building a Nuclear Space Bomber

Source: The Daily Beast The Russian military claims it’s making progress on a space plane similar to the U.S. Air Force’s secretive X-37B robotic mini-shuttle. That in itself isn’t terribly surprising or even, for the United States, particularly worrisome. Lots of governments and even private companies are working on space planesthat […]