Malaysian Aircraft Incident: Every US War Starts With A Lie

The US news media is buzzing about the Malayasian airline which was downed from the sky in Ukraine. Some questions… More
Politics USA in the World

A New Stage In The Development Of The Eastern Section Of Russian Railways

A few days ago President Vladimir Putin attended a ceremony to mark the commencement of work on the modernization of… More
Economics Russia in the World

Organized crime's next big project: renewable energy

International organized crime has long since taken an interest in investing its funds in legitimate business, including in the most… More
Economics USA in the World

Yemen: A handful of Special Interests

The percentage of Americans who have heard of Yemen is undoubtedly small. Still fewer could locate it on a map.… More
Politics Middle East - Yemen

Baloney on the pitch

In one of our previous articles about North Korea, we mentioned the so-called “Stonefish Rule” which dictates that any crazy… More
Society Eastern Asia - DPRK


Merkel Goes to China

merkelcprGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel flew to China with an official visit from July 6 to 12. It was her seventh trip to the country since she took office as chancellor, with her previous visit taking place at the end of August 2012. On this trip she met with her Chinese colleague...

Eastern Asia - China

MH17 and America’s Deceitful Game

435345America claims “evidence is being tampered with.” Who would know better than America? After 9/11, the evidence, not just the dirt itself, enriched with uranium and plutonium, taken to a landfill, but the scant remains of the twin towers, sold to China, never...

Ukraine in the world

KAL 007 Case Shows Parallels with Malaysian Airlines MH17

345345This is not the first time there has been a downing of a commercial flight, and, as in most such cases, there is more to the story of Malaysian Airlines MH17 than the first impression suggests. One particular case from the past gives us clues as to what...

Ukraine in the world

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


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


Pakistan: Challenges in 2014

PakWaziristanOn June 15, 2014, the Pakistan air force carried out a number of air strikes against insurgent hideouts in several regions of North Waziristan bordering Afghanistan. Pakistan’s army headquarters issued a press release stating: “According to substantiated...

Southern Asia - Pakistan

Pies for overtime

small7A new sensation has been making headlines the world over: “North Korea has banned the South Korean Choco Pie”. Many articles still mention that the prohibition affects only the territory of the Kaesong Industrial Complex, but those who love “sizzling news”...

Eastern Asia - DPRK

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

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