Washington Confesses to Backing "Questionable Actors" in Syria

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Taking advantage of a Syrian military stretched thin to protect everywhere at the same time, high concentrations of well-coordinated Al… More
Politics Middle East - Syria

Tel Aviv Speaks: "Palmyra Must Be Destroyed"

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A laptop computer seized in a raid on an ISIS stronghold last Saturday may well have exposed a bizarre plot… More
Society Middle East - Syria

Troublesome Times for the Mongolian Economy

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In early October of 2014, the Mongolian coalition democratic government, because of its policy known as the "Reform Government” at… More
Economics Central Asia - Mongolia

Pakistan-India Relationship in 2015

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To date, it seems premature to talk about qualitative changes or significant adjustment behaviour of India and Pakistan in relation… More
Politics Southern Asia - India

Politics

Big Terror is Back to Saudi Arabia

S8343222A terrorist attack in the village of El-Kadih near the Shia enclave of Qatif in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia, when a suicide bomber detonated himself in a local mosque during the Friday prayers resulted in 20 people killed and more than 70 injured, and has marked…

Middle East - Saudi Arabia

Washington Blows Itself Up With Its Own Bomb

34275444These are sad days in Washington and Wall Street. The once unchallenged sole Superpower at the collapse of the Soviet Union some quarter century ago is losing its global influence so rapidly that most would not have predicted anything comparable…

USA in the World

Ramadi and America’s Fracturing of Iraq

e5d7475a299a4d079b9f695cafac21cd_isil_isis_ramadiThe Western media has been consumed in recent days with the news that Islamic State militants have captured the strategically critical city of Ramadi in Iraq. The narrative is one of incompetence on the part of Iraqi military forces who, the corporate media tells us…

Middle East - Iraq

The Persian Gulf Region is on the Threshold of Global Changes

OQ3423222Analysis of the results of the summit of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) with the US President Barack Obama widely publicised by Washington makes it possible to make far-reaching conclusions…

Middle East - Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia preparing ground operations against Yemen

S34221111Against the background of ineffectual Determination  Storm” air operation unleashed by Saudi Arabia on March 26, the Riyadh political regime has organised and announced the start of a…

Middle East - Saudi Arabia

US has Launched a New Assault Against Russia

17007If someone had the impression that the visit of Secretary of State John Kerry to the town of Sochi, followed by negotiations with Victoria Nuland, his deputy in Moscow, could be regarded as first steps in the direction of normalization of US-Russian relations, they…

USA in the World

Are Ukraine and Georgia’s aspirations for NATO membership a threat to European security?

nato-ukraine-790x790-300x300The Ukraine crisis has brought to the forefront of the debate the role of NATO in Europe’s security architecture. After about a decade of being trapped in the conflict in Afghanistan and being seen as…

Ukraine in the world

Economics

Will American LNG Help Europe Out ?

S34211111Given the rapid growth of gas production in the United States and the number of LNG plants under construction there, the strengthening of American influence in the global gas market is just a matter of time. The fact is undeniable. However, the capabilities of…

Europe

Russia Turkey and the New Greek Sirtaki

R1112222The European Union has an uncanny knack for shooting itself in the foot these days. Under strong pressure from a Russo-phobic Washington administration and various Russo-phobic EU governments, Brussels last year decided to take steps to block the bilateral agreements…

Europe

Germany: a Reliable Partner to Mongolia

M5345222With these words, the President of Mongolia, Ts. Elbegdorj, characterized Mongolia-Germany relations at the press conference, summing up his business visit to Berlin on March 28 – April 2, 2015. The history of this relationship begins on January 31, 1974, from…

Central Asia - Mongolia

Red Herrings Muddy the Waters in Georgia’s Largest Port

Poti22The newsworthy events in the Republic of Georgia are the ones which are not in the news. The major industrial dispute in Georgia’s largest port, Poti, which has created a bottleneck of 1,500 backed-up containers, is only being superficially reported in…

Caucasus - Georgia

Monsanto's Covert War on European Food Security

645538_u15otXWorking quietly on the back of political turmoil driven by Western special interests (including itself) Monsanto has begun literally planting the seeds of genetically modified organisms’ spread throughout Europe, starting in Ukraine and working westward…

Ukraine in the world

Behind The Chinese Dream: The Rise of Xi Jinping and Its Global Conte

jinping_portrait001_16x9Amazon.com, Pearson PLC, and CBS are all well known to be US-owned corporations. However, under a loophole in Chinese law, they have avoided the strict regulations that foreign companies…

Eastern Asia - China

The Iran deal and the Western Geo-Politics

5322211The peace deal between the US led coalition and Iran has some critical geo-political benefits in its blossom that the West aims to harness in due course of time to further buttress its position in the wake of fast emerging strategic changes. Amidst an ever increasing...

Middle East - Iran

Society

The Biological Weapons Convention Turns 40 — Are we any safer?

01-lThis year, the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) celebrated its 40th birthday in Geneva, at the Palais Nacions. Amidst speeches and backslapping within the coterie of the BWC crowd, the question that hangs in the air is — Are we really any safer?..

USA in the World

Russian Embassy Attack: Terrorism Or Act of War?

S0034433On Tuesday, May 19th the Russian consulate in Damascus suffered another attack by NATO proxy forces trying to overthrow the government of Syria. The Russian Foreign Ministry responded with a statement condemning the attack as an act of “terrorism” and asked…

Middle East - Syria

Libya, Illegal Migration and War Crimes

L477723According to information released by the UN, about 60,000 Africans have tried to cross the Mediterranean Sea in as little as this one year, sometimes in boats that are completely unsuitable for such activities, more than 1,800 of them have drowned. Illegal…

Middle East - Libya

Activities of ISIS in Libya

L742222The Islamic State (ISIS), a radical Islamist group, became organised in Libya in the spring of 2014. Libyan militants, previously fighting with ISIS in Syria and Iraq, returned to their homeland to form a branch of the organisation there. The organisation was founded in…

Middle East - Libya

Obama and Gitmo, the Nasty Truth

U533332In 2008, Barak Obama as a presidential candidate announced he would close the American prison at Guantanamo. It is now 2015 and after 7 years in office he didn’t keep his word or did he? Activists and liberals around the world have continually cited the failure to...

USA in the World

USA: Is Adult Protective Services Protecting Abusers?

U0212_When the Elder Justice Initiative was recently funded by Congress for $4 million for the fiscal year 2015–at a mere fraction of the $25 million requested by President Obama—consumer advocates were ecstatic.  The funds are earmarked for Adult Protective Services (APS), which…

USA in the World

What if Putin is Telling the Truth?

1_20130220121459626On April 26 Russia’s main national TV station, Rossiya 1, featured President Vladimir Putin in a documentary to the Russian people on the events of the recent period including the annexation of Crimea, the US coup d’etat in Ukraine, and the general state of relations...

Russia in the World

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