Refugee Crisis is Sucking Europe Dry

In spite of the widespread xenophobia, political populism, and numerous instances of barbed wire fences being installed along the EU… More
Society Europe

Saudi Arabia has Just Received a new Crown Prince and a Ruler

Undoubtedly, the talk of the day on June 21 was not the bitcoin exchange rates, nor the political roller coaster… More
Politics Middle East - Saudi Arabia

What Future Mongolia is Going to Choose for Itself

Mongolia rarely attracts the attention of geopolitical analysts and commentators. The country that lies in the very center of Asia… More
Politics Central Asia - Mongolia

Japan Regards Russia as a Reliable Hydrocarbons Exporter

As you must know, Japan does not have enough natural resources to ensure its energy security without turning to any… More
Economics Eastern Asia - Japan

One Belt, One Road: Opportunities and Challenges for Australia

“China”, Napoleon once remarked, “is like a sleeping lion. Let here sleep, for when she awakens she will shake the… More
Economics Asian-Pacific region - Australia


Local Elections in Cambodia: Wake Up Call for the Ruling Elites?

542413123At the beginning of the month Cambodia hosted local elections that precede parliamentary elections that are scheduled on the summer of 2018. In this context, the role that local elections play in the political life of the country…

Southeast Asia

Blockade or no Blockade? Saudia’s ‘Mission-Qatar’ Tumbles Down

3412312312Speaking to the media in his latest tour to the US, Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister insisted that there was no blockade of Qatar, yet he insisted that the latter…

Middle East - Saudi Arabia

Washington's Dangerous Middle East Agenda

45234234234It’s clear at this point that the recent visit of US President Trump to Saudi Arabia and Israel was about setting events into motion in order to fundamentally alter the present balance of power in the entire Middle East to…

Middle East

Syria, Iran and N. Korea: Will Trump Attempt to Finish the Neocon Hitlist?

4523123123In Donald Trump’s short time in office, he has already shown his propensity to use military force. From dropping the largestnon-nuclear bomb ever used on Afghanistan

Middle East

US Election Meddling: Smoke and Mirrors

234123123For a magician, the greater the illusion attempted, the more showmanship that’s required to distract audiences from that fact that it is indeed just an illusion. For US politics, something very similar applies, particularly…

USA in the World

What Future Awaits the Arab NATO?

56352423434The political instability that we’re observing in various parts of the world accompanied by the burning desire that certain international players share to obtain ever greater profits by selling all sorts of weapons to no matter…

Middle East

Not Roh Moo-hyun Version 2.0

234123213May 23, 2017 in the city of Gimhae, Gyeongsang-Namdo Province, was marked by a commemoration of the eighth anniversary of the death of former South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun. The ceremony was attended by the new President of…

Eastern Asia - South Korea


Kazakhstan's Uraninum Exports and its Prospects

34213123123The production and export of uranium lies at the very foundation of the well-being of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The huge reserves of this ore, the ease of its extraction (uranium in Kazakhstan is available for extraction at shallow…

Central Asia

Kunming and the New Burma Road: Building Up not Bombing Down

445134343While the cowardly Trump Administration and its Generals pathetically try to parade their manliness to a puzzled world by lobbing giga-bombs and cruise missiles around…

Eastern Asia - China

New Silk Road Strengthens China's Position in Southeast Asia

4521222In the process of strengthening its influence, China is developing cooperation with its neighbors, seeking to bind all the small states in the surrounding region to itself economically…

Eastern Asia - China

Eastern Europe Tilts to OBOR and Eurasia

5634524233Small but geopolitically important steps were taken by key members of the European Union from the EU’s Eastern periphery. While largely ignored in Western mainstream media and in Brussels, they…


Eurasian Economic Transformation Goes Forward

523112312At this juncture it’s clear that the attempt of the Trump Administration and related circles in the US military industrial complex have failed in their prime objective, that of driving a permanent wedge between Russia and China…

Russia in the World

The CPEC Factor in the Chinese-Indian Relations

PAKISTAN-CHINA-ECONOMY-TRANSPORTThe ambitious project of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which has been repeatedly discussed in NEO, is gradually moving to the center stage in the troubled bilateral relations between the two Asian giants – China…

Eastern Asia

'Global Energy Association': the New Chinese Mega-project


Eurasian economic integration is one of the important goals that Russia and China are striving for. By combining their economies, the countries of Eurasia will be able to turn their region into the most powerful player on…

Eastern Asia - China


The West Argues that Muslims Represent a Major Threat, Or Do They?

5423112312Upon witnessing what looks like an unending stream of terrorist attacks in Europe that was preceded by a major influx of refugees attempting to escape war and destruction that the West created across the Middle East and North…


The Day a #Yugoslavia Hashtag Saved the World

3423123123There’s a message and a hashtag on Twitter these days that should become the biggest meme ever. If only Yugoslavia and our world could be put back together again with a damages trial against NATO…


Trump's Claws Penetrating Bali

5334234234“America first” and “to hell with the rest of the world”! One single stroke of hand, one signature, and over 1,000 hardworking people in Bali, Indonesia, suddenly ended up on the pavement. No second thoughts, no mercy. American savage capitalist ways met and embraced that fabled…

Southeast Asia

Have Western Liberals been in Bed with Radical Militants for Far Too Long?

4534324234Lately we’ve been witnessing an ever increasing number of reports and non-conspiratorial facts that expose an alliance that exists between Western liberals and jihadists. It’s hardly…


Lets Face It: Radical Islamists Are Dangerous

54334234234It is foolish to think that being raised by parents who have participated in terrorism cannot play a role in influencing a child to eventually become a terrorist. Yet, one of the most important details about the terrorist who…

Central Asia

We Have Met the Evil Empire and It is Us

63452343242When I told my father, back in 1968, that I was joining the United States Marine Corps he responded: “I hope you aren’t going to claim you are doing this to defend your country. Nobody attacked us, look around, no Viet Cong here, this…

USA in the World

Europe of "Two Speeds" Implies there's Inferior Members within the Union

6425234234Recently, Der Spiegel released an eight page report drafted by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy which explained…


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