MH17 and America’s Deceitful Game

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America claims “evidence is being tampered with.” Who would know better than America? After 9/11, the evidence, not just the… More
Politics Ukraine in the world

Pakistan: Challenges in 2014

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Military operation in the North Waziristan Agency, June 2014 On June 15, 2014, the Pakistan air force carried out a… More
Society Southern Asia - Pakistan

Pies for overtime

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A new sensation has been making headlines the world over: “North Korea has banned the South Korean Choco Pie”. Many… More
Society Eastern Asia - DPRK

KAL 007 Case Shows Parallels with Malaysian Airlines MH17

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This is not the first time there has been a downing of a commercial flight, and, as in most such… More
Politics Ukraine in the world

Politics

John Tefft, the US "Special Ambassador" Appointed to Russia

43534For diplomats of any country, Moscow represents a plum posting. If you are selected to serve there it implies your government has great trust in your abilities and you have had a previous career of meritorious service. Or it means you are John Tefft...

Caucasus - Georgia

Is the Peaceful Solution Still Viable for Syria?

00108411-originalA number of positive events which may have a lasting influence on the future of the whole region has recently occurred in Syria. The first — is the appointment of a new UN envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, an Italian diplomat that has been working in the United...

Middle East - Syria

Geopolitical aspects of the RIMPAC 2014 naval exercises

63103The world’s largest naval exercises, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), are currently being held in the Pacific Ocean. They began on June 26 and will continue until August 1, 2014. This year they include 49 ships, 6 submarines, over 200 planes and 25,000 military personnel from...

Asian-Pacific region

Iraq: Blowback Blackwater-Style

234234When we think about the term "blowback," we think of the rogues gallery of foreign mercenary forces the United States has created or exploited over the decades who invariably end up turning on their creators. The most prominent among these is Al Qaeda who...

Middle East - Iraq

The Evolution of US War Propaganda

2343242In the 1984, millions of people in movie audiences in the US were subjected to a right-wing action movie entitled “Red Dawn.” The film depicted a Soviet-Cuban-Nicaraguan invasion of the United States. It starred Patrick Swayze as a leader...

USA in the World

MH17: World See Tragedy, US Sees "Game Changer"

34242United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power made a series of baseless, contradictory accusations aimed at politically exploiting the tragic loss of Malaysia Boeing 777 flight MH17 with nearly 300 civilians on board...

USA in the World

Legislating the Way to World War 3?

234234The US Congress is doing its part to escalate the tensions with Russia over Ukraine and a host of other issues. In so doing, the legislative and executive branches of the US Government work hand in glove to further the US-NATO agenda in Eastern Europe.

USA in the World

Economics

Beijing attacks gently but effectively

originalThe Chinese government is developing a new project to restore the historic Great Silk Route. According to some Chinese sources, it involves the railways, outstretching as far as six thousand kilometres and is worth 150 billion dollars. Beijing is planning to build...

Eastern Asia - China

Toward a Europe Whole and Free (To Loot)

453453When the special interests who created and direct the agenda of the European Union disagree with member states, the true nature of this supranational enterprise becomes painfully apparent - one of dictatorial special interests pursing regional policy...

Russia in the World

Russian LNG - The road to reducing dependence on the West

0956The Ukrainian crisis and attempts by the U.S. and its closest allies in the EU, mainly Poland and the Baltic countries, to preserve Ukraine as the main transit route for Russian gas to the EU, including its efforts to put a stop to the “South Stream” project...

Russia in the World

What You Should Know About Azerbaijan

564564Azerbaijan and its population of nine and a half million, sits along the western coast of the Caspian Sea, bordering Russia to its north, Iran to its south, and Georgia, Armenia, and Turkey to its west. Its geostrategic position alone makes it...

Central Asia

Crimea, China and Alternative Trade Routes

5559The fact that China needs not only to diversify routes and sources of energy, but it is also not a secret they need to diversify alternative routes for finished products. What is the problem here? There are long-established and equipped sea routes connecting the coast...

Eastern Asia - China

Water Policy Of Israel Regarding Palestine

canal_kanal_sea_091213Since 1948, when the Jewish state was created, there have been constant clashes over water between Israel and its Arab neighbors. One component of this conflict is the Israeli water policy regarding the Palestinian people, who for their water supply in...

Middle East - Israel

Qatar and the prospects for the gas market

8875Many experts are increasingly talking about the beginning of a third world war, which given the current environment, it is referred to as gas war. And to this they refer to the failure of the three-party talks between Kiev-Moscow-Brussels on the transition of Ukraine...

Middle East - Qatar

Society

EU Association Agreements – What’s Wrong With Getting Nothing?

234234On June 27th three former Soviet republics, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, initialled their long-awaited Association Agreements with the European Union. The usual speeches were made, about it being a historic day, the beginning of a...

Ukraine in the world

Georgia Without Personalities – Two Steps Too Far

34534543The former President of Turkmenistan, Sapurmurat Niyazov or “Turkmenbashi”, installed large photographs of himself in public squares all over the country and famously built the Arch of Neutrality, surmounted by a golden statue of himself...

Caucasus - Georgia

The Inquiry Into The "Abducted Japanese"

190_tokio_9Having given a historical essay on the development of the problem in previous material, we now proceed to the current news, which at a minimum shows a continuation to the dialog. First of all, the DPRK established a special committee to investigate...

Eastern Asia - Japan

Rising Hatred for Israeli Crimes: Why John Kerry Spoke of an “Apartheid State”

234234A recently leaked audio recording of US secretary of state John Kerry reveals him saying that “Israel could become an apartheid state.” For anyone familiar with global politics or the ongoing crimes of Israel, his statement sounds quite...

Middle East - Palestine

On Iraq Crisis: The Plan to Re-make the Middle East

3453453On June 15, 2014, former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, denied the accusation that the attack on Iraq in 2003 was the actual factor in taking the country to the current crisis. The current spate of violence, Blair said giving the example of Syria...

Middle East - Iraq

Georgia: The Switzerland of the Caucasus?

DSCN0192Times may change but some things never do. Whenever a government of a small country has been in power too long, people start discussing its foreign policy orientation. Usually this is a debate about that government, not the actual subject: if you don’t like them...

Caucasus - Georgia

Ahmad Chalabi: The Return Of The "Bad Penny"

353453An English expression refers to a "bad penny" as someone who keeps turning up and causing trouble no matter how one tries to get rid of them.  Other less delicate idioms that describe such types include "chewing gum on one's shoe" and "unflushable turd"...

Middle East - Iraq

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