Below is my response to an article an inquisitive friend emailed to me earlier this year by Christopher Caldwell. As a number of other voices have done recently, Caldwell argues that Russia's military action in Ukraine is best understood as a predictable reaction to NATO "expansion". My friend asked for my perspective and I thought … Continue reading Q. Ukraine – Is NATO expansion to blame?
(Feature image by Pastor Craig Goodwin, Spokane, WA) I haven't been active on the blog now for quite some time because since early March my attention has been focused on welcoming, accommodating and assisting Ukrainian refugees who are settling in Rapla as they wait out the war in their homeland. Gathering what we have learned … Continue reading Ukrainitsi v Rapli