Thursday, August 07, 2014
Same game for 150 Years- British establishment v Russian bogeyman
My new piece for RT.com OpEdge.
It is the wartime alliance that no one in the West is mentioning as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I.
Britain and Russia fought on the same side in the 'Great War', just as Britain and the Soviet Union did in World War II. But we are not supposed to mention such things in an age when British political elites have designated Russia to be an 'official enemy'.
Instead of reminding people how Britain and Russian were allies a century ago, David Cameron uses the WWI centenary to urge NATO to get tougher with Russia.
You can read the whole piece here.