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Tarik Cyril Amar

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Tarik Cyril Amar, is an historian from Germany at Koç University in Istanbul working on Russia, Ukraine, and Eastern Europe, the history of World War II, the cultural Cold War, and the politics of memory.

The attempt on Trump’s life saw not one but two narrow escapes

Imagine if the would-be murderer succeeded in taking out the Republican candidate. What sort of chaos would that have triggered? If you say “Fort Sumter,”...

Orban just did some actual diplomacy and the EU panicked

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s peace mission is a showcase of what Kiev сould have done with its peculiar geopolitical position. When your enfant terrible...

Trump the Peacemaker? How his presidency might help end the war in Ukraine

There are indications that the Republican candidate has a compromise plan which is based on reality, not propaganda or wishful thinking. The likely next president...

The evil clown returns: Boris Johnson is not done haunting world politics

Britain’s most scandalous PM, who turned 60 this week, left a dark footprint on the UK and the world… and he may yet return. Alexander...

The puppet is pulling the strings: How Zelensky’s regime manipulates its Western backers

The removal of officials favored in Washington and Brussels but inconvenient for Kiev is starting to resemble a purge. As a state, Ukraine is vitally...

Germany begins to militarise: When have we seen this before?

A recent upsurge in fighting talk could mark a turning point in the history of the nation, and not a good one. Recent German history...

Here’s what’s going to happen at the Swiss ‘peace summit’ on Ukraine

The upcoming gathering has only one goal: to give Vladimir Zelensky yet another stage to shore up his legitimacy. Between 1985 and 1991, the last...

Zelensky’s top rival has gone missing: Where is General Zaluzhny?

The former Ukrainian commander-in-chief, slated to become ambassador in London, has been suspiciously absent from the public eye. There is only one genuinely puzzling question...

Mobilizing for defeat: The Zelensky regime insists more Ukrainians must die before it’s all over

Kiev’s new effort to scoop up more bodies for the front is a response to looming catastrophe – and a catastrophe in itself. Ukraine’s situation...

Here’s the worst part about the leaked German ‘Crimean Bridge attack’ call

Some officers seem to have forgotten which country they are sworn to defend – and they are really bad at deception, too. Since Russia has...

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