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Walter C. Uhler is an independent scholar and freelance writer whose work has been published in numerous publications, including The Nation, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, the Journal of Military History, the Moscow Times and the San Francisco Chronicle. He also is President of the Russian-American International Studies Association (RAISA).
SHARE Thursday, July 14, 2022 The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order
This is part two of my review of Gary Gerstle's book, The Rise and Fall of the Neoliberal Order, and specifically addrsses the reason for its rise and fall, as well as its harmful impact on many Americans.
(6 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 3, 2022 The Best Analysis Yet About the War in Ukraine
As a long-time student of Russia, I've attached an article from today's Johnson's Russia List that most accurately captures the origin and current situation in Russia's war against Ukraine. The author argues that the war began on February 18th, not with Russia's invasion on February 24th.
(8 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Trump, Hannity, and America's Long National Nightmare
Part two of my review of Brian Stelter's new book, titled, HOAX: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth, turns its attention to the reciprocal brown nosing by Trump and Sean Hannity to energize the cult supporting both Trump and Fox News -- to America's detriment.
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, July 12, 2020 My Invitation to Let President Trump Know What I Think of Him
Today, I -- a liberal Democrat -- was invited to complete a fundraising poll inquiring as to what I think about President Trump. It reminded me of the time when Republicans made the mistake of inviting me to George W. Bush's President's Dinner in 2007. In both instances, I was given a direct line to campaign officials for stating what was on my mind.
(38 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 30, 2015 Appropriating Russia's History to Bolster Ukrainian Nationalism
The celebrations in Moscow and Kiev of the one thousand year anniversary of the death of Prince Vladimir (who brought Christianity to Russia)provided an occasion to note how Ukraine's leaders appropriate Russia's history to bolster Ukrainian nationalism.