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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Ukraine: A Revolution Recedes
By Peter Brookes
Just two years after Ukraine's Orange Revolution inspired the world's democratic imagination, the movement has all but collapsed -- and many of the antidemocratic politicos swept away by "people power" are making a strong comeback. Hopes of Kiev's rapid integration with the West via NATO and the European Union are fading fast in the wake of a pro-Russian power shift. But, despite this, Ukraine has fundamentally changed for the better -- perhaps irreversibly�


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