You are right that Comrade Stalin did not leave as much "scorched earth" as what occurred during the Bush administration in Iraq. Stalin left frozen earth, called the Gulag, where millions of Russians, including thousands of Jews, perished without a trace. Sorry, there were no television cameras or CNN network to document the suffering and subsequent disappearance of Stalin's enemies.
Bennett, Deri expected to resign from Knesset, remain in cabinet under new 'Norwegian Law’ (Haaretz)
from the article: A conference of cowboys