Old American Punishment, New Russian Strength: The Unintended Consequences

On December 18 President Vladimir Putin gave his traditional end-of-year holiday speech. Think of it as a Russian version of… More
Economics Russia in the World

Israel: More than Murder

Sweden has nixed allowing litigation against Israel for war crimes and piracy over the Gaza Flotilla massacre.  Their reason?  Sweden… More
Society Middle East - Israel

Russia US Sanctions and Stupid CIA Oil Wars

The recent headlines talk of a dramatic collapse of the Russian Ruble against the dollar and euro. World oil prices… More
Economics Russia in the World

Is NATO aiming at a No Fly Zone for Russia over the Baltic?

On Friday, December 12, a Russian military jet has allegedly been involved in a near-mid-air- collision with a civilian airliner… More
Politics Europe


Ukraine's Poroshenko Prepared for ‘Total War’?

324234211"We are prepared for a scenario of total war…. We don't want war, we want peace and we are fighting for European values. But Russia does not respect any agreement”  "More than anything we want peace, but we must at the moment face up to the worst-case scenario." Said in an...

Ukraine in the world

Indonesia: A Tidbit for the ISIS

43423425Responses to events in the Middle East have drifted all the way to Indonesia, and with such force that they have become a threat to national security. Indonesia, with a population of 250 million people, is the largest Muslim country and at the same time the youngest, judging...

Asian-Pacific region

The Election Results in Japan

8654322The pre-term re-elections to the Lower House of the Japanese Parliament were held on December 14. The decision to do so was taken by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on November 18, 2014 in accordance with constitutional authorities. As a rule, the prime minister invokes the pre-term...

Eastern Asia - Japan

The U.S. is crudely interfering in Russian-Iranian relations

435345352Iranian Oil Minister, Bijan Zanganeh, refuted statements of some Russian officials about an agreement between Moscow and Tehran regarding an exchange of Iranian oil for Russian goods and services. He added that the two countries cooperate with...

ISIS' Bloody Footprints Lead From NATO Territory

87654422It was reported recently that Germany's broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) investigated what turned out to be hundreds of trucks a day carrying billions of dollars in supplies,  flowing into Syria and directly into the hands of the so-called "Islamic State"...

Middle East - Saudi Arabia

New Middle East Plan: The US preparing for another Disaster

383424Nothing would seem more absurd than watching the US making its ‘intentions’ clear about dismantling the ISIL’s strongholds in Iraq and Syria by, of course, bringing in its regional allies’ armed forces. A few days ago, Iran officially...

Middle East

Oil War on Russia: Ridiculous People and Unintended Consequences

2342421The once rather ordered world we knew even a decade ago is becoming more and more dis-ordered. That’s not to say it’s chaotic because chaos is merely the emergence of new patterns we do not yet understand. This is dis-order. And it is...

USA in the World


GCC and its Problems

897654The one-day summit in Doha of member states comprising the GCC (Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf) in addition to attracting the attention of many politicians, also identified new trends in the development of domestic and foreign policies of Arab...

Middle East - Qatar

Qatar’s Interests in the Russian Economy

75655Apparently, the Qatari sheikhs have no idea that Russia is not the Upper Volta, studded with missiles, as the United States once called us, but a great power, including in terms of economics, natural resources, oil and gas. And to think that under the current difficult...

Middle East - Qatar

Foreign Bankers Rape Ukraine

656434222If it were not for the fact that the lives of some 45 million people are at stake, Ukrainian national politics could be laughed off as a very sick joke. Any pretenses that the October national elections would bring a semblance of genuine democracy of the sort thousands of...

Ukraine in the world

Turkey and its African Dilemma

4535222How successful will Turkey's policy be towards Africa in the coming years? The answer to this question will be an indicator of Ankara’s progress towards its strategic goal - becoming a global power. In this context, the "conquest" of the African continent, which Turkey is...

Middle East - Turkey

Israel proposes natural gas pipeline to Southern Europe

33488Israel is pushing for the European Union (EU) to approve the construction of a pipeline running from the Middle Eastern country to supply Cyprus, Greece and Italy with natural gas. The proposed EastMed pipeline will carry gas from the Tamar and Leviathan gas fields located...

Middle East - Israel

Climate Change: A Planetary Emergency

99934532The stock markets are sliding, America is shaken by CIA torture practices, and extrajudicial killings by police, NATO continues to threaten Russia, world currencies are reeling under the blows of dropping oil prices and yet, and yet, there is something much worse...

USA in the World

Energy Aggression Against Russia is Expanding

4534521During his recent trip to Ankara, President Vladimir Putin said on December 1 that the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline project for Southern Europe would be terminated due to the negative position of both Bulgaria and Brussels. Instead of that, it was proposed...

Russia in the World


Secret Meeting in Algiers

345345On December 4, 2014 Maghreb Confidential, a newspaper published in Paris and focusing on reviewing political and economic events in the North Africa, reported on a secret meeting in Algiers between two iconic Libyan leaders. These are Ali Sallabi, a theologist known...

Africa - Algeria

The "Impending" Russian Maidan

7543245The coordinated manipulation of global energy prices, a NATO build-up in Eastern Europe, and the rekindling of terrorism in Russia's southern Caucasus region all appear to be ever-increasing crescendos toward a much larger...

Russia in the World

Will Meskhetian Turks Return to their Original Homeland?

777453The return of Meskhetian Turks to their historical homeland has been widely discussed for at least half a century by Turkic public organizations of this ethnic group, a group that had historically lived in the Turkey-Georgia border areas along with...

Caucasus - Georgia

Japan: The Law on State Secret

4353532Despite the extensive criticism from non-governmental organizations, politicians, and lawyers both in Japan and abroad, the law on protection of state secret proposed in October 2013 by the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and adopted by a majority vote of...

Eastern Asia - Japan

American Duplicity and Twisting in Our Own Tortured Noose

66243534521So the United States Senate has released its report highlighting extreme and supposedly ‘abhorrent’ techniques used on terrorist targets after 9/11 to glean greater intelligence and information. Since that release...

USA in the World

Got Free Speech? Not if you are an attorney...

13740735The Illinois Registration and Disciplinary Commission has just issued a recommendation for a three year suspension of the license to practice law of yet another activist attorney. The prosecution of attorney JoAnne Denison by the IARDC goes to the heart of...

USA in the World

No pensions, water, electricity: Ukrainian way to the EU

6546332We present you the interview regarding the situation in the New Russia with a political analyst and observer of the elections on 2nd of November Ph.D. Mateusz Piskorski. He is the founder of the Center for Geopolitical Analysis. Igor Plotnitsky...

Ukraine in the world

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