Russia, Iraq and the Kurds face challenges

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After the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime it seemed as if Iraq was forced out of the zone of Russia's… More
Politics Middle East - Iraq

UN In Ukraine: Peacekeepers or Nato Trojan Horse?

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The same day that the March 4th deadline was reached for political steps to be taken to ameliorate the situation… More
Politics Ukraine in the world

US-Saudi Blitz in Yemen: Naked Aggression, Absolute Desperation

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The "proxy war" model the US has been employing throughout the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and even in parts of… More
Politics Middle East - Yemen

Information War Between Russia and the West Intensifies

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War is raging between the West and Russia, with a key battlefield being the “war for public opinion” and control… More
Society Russia in the World

Politics

Georgia-Iran: Neighbors Quarrel

330446_originalThe Iranian province Fereydan is a place of compact residence of Armenians and Georgians. In the town Fereydunshahri, where there are especially many Georgians, an unpleasant incident took place. Local Georgians erected a monument to the Georgian alphabet. The event...

Caucasus - Georgia

Trailing ISIS to Tel Aviv

israels-premier-netanjahu-usaSince 2011, Israeli planes and helicopters have flown over a hundred verified sorties against the Syrian army and its allies, direct combat support for ISIS/ISIL units operating inside Syrian territory. Such missions would be impossible without forward air controllers on...

Middle East - Israel

Gates and Obama Share a Dark Secret

bill-gates-officeIn 2014 there was the western Africa Ebola hoax where US President Barack Obama, the first black man to be President, announced his “War on Ebola” in September last year, ordering 3,000 US military troops to the region, though reportedly none had experience in public health and no one had produced...

USA in the World

Middle East on the Verge of Breaking the Strategic Balance

P453534534The nearing deadline to conclude negotiations between Iran and the US on Iran's nuclear at the end of March this year has exposed the fact that the Middle East has come to a point beyond which the changes growing over the last ten to fifteen years will transform it beyond recognition...

Middle East

Rebranding Al-Qaeda's Jabhat Al Nusra as "Moderates"

Al-Nusra-Front-in-SyriaThe CIA backed and armed Syrian rebel group, Hazm brigade disbanded and its members have defected to Al Qaeda linked Jabhat Al Nusra (JAN) and ISIS. Hazm brigade also left behind a warehouse of US provided weapons, including anti-tank TOW missiles, which...

Middle East - Syria

Qatar wins a Geo-Political Jackpot

fighter-jet_450x300After ‘suffering’ a period of relative isolation and inaction, Qatar seems to have ‘win’ the necessary US and Arab support for playing the role of a ‘true’ ally of the US led geo-political ‘games’ in the Middle East. Notwithstanding the significance of the latest visit of...

Middle East - Qatar

NATO and the Upcoming Coup in Georgia

T45345342222I started out to write a typical story about NATO and Georgia, but soon realised that, in the present climate, I would have to do more than simply research the usual sort of article and then put a spin on it for NEO’s discriminating audience. One thing you soon...

Caucasus - Georgia

Economics

China and Russia Firm Ties With High Speed Rail Link

CRH2C_&_CRH3C_200808The growing fusion of economic self-interest between Russia and China has just taken another major step forward with the final decision by Beijing and Moscow governments to build a critical link in a high-speed rail infrastructure that will connect Beijing and...

Eastern Asia - China

The Global Crisis of Exports: Oil, Steel, and Guns

G67787878The revolutionary government of Venezuela is facing great challenges. In 1999, the Bolivarian government began the process of transforming the country into one that serves the people, and in 2002 successfully defeated a US-backed coup against it. The Venezuelan...

USA in the World

The Eurasian Economic Union and the New Currency to Be

eeu-395x237The recent meeting of the presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan that took place in Astana highlighted the transition to a more active phase of monetary union creation carried out by these states. This measure should allow the countries of...

Russia in the World

Rumsfeldt's Missing Trillions, Stavridis and Unconventional War

EUCOM ImageSeptember 10, 2001. U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeldt stated that 2.3 trillion dollar from the Pentagon's annual budget could not be accounted for. September 11, 2001, the Pentagon's accounting office and...

USA in the World

Egypt and the Reasons Behind the Broad Economic Support

E34234234The Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) that was held in the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh on March 13-15 that attracted delegations from 90 countries has become a kind of plebiscite on the policies of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah...

Middle East - Egypt

The USA looking to come back to Kyrgyzstan

709954062The treaty on the accession of Kyrgyzstan to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was signed at the end of December 2014. The country will become a full participating member of the EAEU in May 2015. As the transition to a new level of integration approaches the opposing views...

Central Asia - Kyrgyzstan

Drowning in Garbage — Some Creative Solutions

01garbage-patch2Along with generally unstable governments and economic woes, the developing world has another, somewhat insidious problem: plastic pollution. International corporations, seeking markets in developing countries, bring along with them a particular form of “baggage”...

USA in the World

Society

Stratfor Founder: Russia “can endure things that would break other nations”

R4534528887Throughout 2014 and into 2015, Russia has been under relentless assault by the Western elite who have engaged in economic, strategic and information warfare in a bid to force regime change in Moscow, a fact that is...

Russia in the World

Russian Crimea: One Year Later

Crimea_RussiaNATO calls Crimea "invaded" and "occupied." NATO has taught the world well what invasion and occupation really looks like, and Crimea isn't it. In 2001, NATO invaded and began the occupation of the South-Central Asian country of Afghanistan. The invasion and occupation...

Russia in the World

The ‘Islamic State’ arrives in Pakistan

isil_3027247bSince the beginning of 2015 Pakistan’s press, both printed and electronic, together with independent blogs, have been reporting with increasing frequency the spread of the Islamic State’s (IS) influence on Pakistani territory. Both the intelligence services of the USA and Canada...

Southern Asia - Pakistan

US Propaganda in Korea Exposes American TV as Social Engineering Tool

bush-kangWhen Wired published its article, "The Plot to Free North Korea with Smuggled Episodes of 'Friends,'" it probably hoped that its impressionable, politically ignorant audience would not pick up on the underlying facts and their...

Eastern Asia - DPRK

Attack on the US Ambassador to South Korea

A34234234234On 5 March 2015 an armed attack was carried out at the United States Embassy to the Republic of Korea. The incident occurred at 7:35 am in the cultural centre, where the 42-year-old US Ambassador Mark Lippert had arrived for breakfast and a lecture. According to...

Eastern Asia - South Korea

Crimea Deceptions Continue, One Year Later

CR32342342Crimea is a strategically vital region that has been associated with Russia for centuries. Those who live in Crimea mainly speak the Russian language, and identify with Russian culture and history. It was only in 1954, that Crimea was declared to be part of the Soviet...

Russia in the World

Jihadists in Thailand

T4535321111Thailand has a special place among a number of South-East Asian countries, threatened by the spread of the jihadist movement, where for over a half-century, separatists and radical Islamists represent a threat to its security, acting under the slogan of creating an independent...

Southeast Asia - Thailand

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