Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

Dr. Michael A. Weinstein

Hungary’s Referendum on Dual Citizenship: A Small Victory for Europeanism

Wednesday, December 1st, 2004

As the European Union consolidates its expansion into Eastern Europe, its Western European core is forced to confront the consequences of its past as a competitive nation-state system. The modern European state system was grafted onto Eastern Europe at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries with the collapse of the […]

”Bush and Kerry: Contrasting Styles with the Same Results”

Friday, October 1st, 2004

Much has been made recently of the contrasting decisional styles of American presidential candidates George W. Bush and John Kerry. According to the consensus of insider books and press interviews, Bush is a leader of the “C.E.O.” type who dwells on the “big picture,” chooses the side that conforms with that moralized picture and then […]

Chechnya: Russia’s Second Afghanistan

Wednesday, September 1st, 2004

Article reprinted with permission from PINR Russia’s predicament in its rebellious republic of Chechnya is fast spinning out of control and is threatening to become Russia’s second Afghanistan. After ten years of trying to control Chechnya primarily by military force, punctuated by a period of withdrawal from 1996 to 1999, Russia still has not been […]