If we are talking about geopolitics, we must apply an integrated an complex approach that combines power (primarily hard power - military strength and economic) and a certain view on the territory issues.
There is a myth among the feminist wing of the liberal school of international relations that they often like to use and repeat to prove their case.
Our western civilization is undergoing major changes, but while the basic economic structure has never changed and is not changing, remaining capitalist albeit with some variations on the same theme, it is on the social and cultural front that we
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The era of portraying Russia as the „Evil Empire” is coming to an end, maybe not forever, but certainly in connection with two long-term factors.
According to the liberals, there is no system that creates more prosperity and freedom than "Western democracy". But just a few facts is more than enough for one to understand how naïve this claim really is.