Myanmar: Meet Aung San Suu Kyi's Saffron Mobs

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Not unlike other US-backed "color revolutions" around the world, Myanmar's "Saffron Revolution" is sold as an ultra-liberal pro-democracy, progressive movement,… More
Politics Southeast Asia

Now China Blows Kisses to India

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No sooner did US President Barack Obama leave New Delhi with many warm hugs from India’s newly elected Prime Minister… More
Economics Southern Asia - India

Special commission to assess the role of Japan in World War II

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The issue of the forthcoming speech of Japan's Prime-Minister Shinzō Abe on the 70th anniversary of the end of World… More
Politics Eastern Asia - Japan

Victoria Nuland’s “Secret” Coup d'etat in Georgia

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Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has been saying for six months that he will be back in six months! No… More
Politics Caucasus - Georgia

Politics

Turkey’s Military Invasion of Syria Aimed at Creating “Buffer Zone”

T4534222222At dawn on Sunday the 22nd of February, Turkey launched a military operation into Syria to purportedly rescue Turkish soldiers who had been surrounded by Islamic State (IS/ISIS/ISIL) fighters for months. The troops were guarding the...

Middle East - Syria

Pakistani-Chinese contribution to the Afghan national reconciliation

3423222In February 2015, Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, suggested Beijing mediate in the peace talks between the official authorities in Kabul and the Taliban: "We will support the Afghan Government...

Central Asia - Afghanistan

Turkey on the Сrossroads, or ‘Erdogan the Compromiser’

T4534522Recently in regional, and perhaps in international politics, Turkey has begun to attract more and more attention. The root of this behaviour isn’t the growing economic, military, or political role of the NATO member state. It is simply...

Middle East - Turkey

Russia: US-Backed Opposition Leader Gunned Down in Moscow

Par8109828Martyrdom on demand: if not of use alive, perhaps of use dead? US-backed opposition groups in Russia have so far failed utterly to produce results. Their transparent subservience to Washington coupled with their distasteful brand of politics...

Russia in the World

Why the Media War Over Ukraine is a War Against Everyone

U33231312The ongoing media war between the United States and the Russian Federation is pretty much official. Even before the first official shots were fired, through the announcements by Andrew Lack, the newly-appointed chief of the US Broadcasting Board of...

Ukraine in the world

Yemen: A Failed State-to-be that May be Split in Two

56456322Apparently, the United States and Saudi Arabia are not accustomed to losing, since those two states have failed to reconcile with a decisive victory the Houthis have managed to achieve in Yemen, therefore Washington and Riyadh decided...

Middle East - Yemen

Will Minsk-2 Checkmate the Warmongers?

U2333444“The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.” – George Orwell. The rolling thunder of Kiev’s artillery attacks has grown more distant each day since the Debaltsevo...

Ukraine in the world

Economics

A year after Euro-Maidan, Ukraine coming apart at the seams

5645333It has been a year since protestors descended on Kiev’s Independence Square calling for the ouster of President Victor Yanukovich. Though the movement consisted of both liberal pro-European elements and rightwing quasi-fascist groups, most...

Ukraine in the world

Europe and the Politics of Russian Gas

V4324234342The recent announcement of a lucrative new gas contract between Hungary and Russia is certainly beneficial to both countries. Perhaps more significant however, is the fact that Russian energy supplies, and the political conflict between Europe and...

Europe

Canada’s Russian Sanctions And The Matrix of Empire

4155853092Canada, once again playing the role of court jester to America’s imperial throne, has announced the same set of new sanctions against Russia that were announced by the EU and the USA a day after the Minsk agreement was signed. To add salt to the wound...

USA in the World

Ukraine Electricity Emergency Courtesy of Guess Who?

bigThe division of Ukraine since Kiev and Washington launched a civil war in the spring of 2014 against the Russian-speaking eastern provinces, has now created a predictable new economic crisis for that devastated country. The rogues in Kiev, by refusing...

Ukraine in the world

Chinese ‘Assault’ on the Middle East

M45332222Amidst the US led chaos in the Middle East, China continues to expand its geo-economic stretch, exporting a reasonable chunk of its products to it and importing a vast quantity of oil. As a matter of fact, China has already become the biggest importer of oil, overtaking...

Eastern Asia - China

US "Pivot" Sends Asia Fleeing Toward China

NBB342432When former-US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the US "pivot to Asia," she and the policy wonks who dreamed it up probably imagined it as a well choreographed geopolitical masterstroke. In reality, it was more like an elephant crashing through...

Eastern Asia

Monsanto’s Trojan Horse will eat in EU Fields

M6565656Monsanto just succeeded in getting a mammoth Trojan Horse inside the European Union. A rotten compromise has just been approved, amid great fanfare from both pro-GMO and anti-GMO sides, which will allow national governments to individually decide whether or...

Europe

Society

Spying International: Internet is Under Heavy Surveillance

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The fact that the social networks just like the rest of the Internet have been kept under heavy surveillance by the US and its watchdogs – the NSA, CIA, FBI and a number of other Western intelligence agencies - has been repeatedly stressed...

USA in the World

Copenhagen shootings: Who benefits?

copenhagen-shootingFebruary 14 2015. A “lone gunman” allegedly attacked the cultural center Krudttønden and the community house of a Synagogue in the Danish capital Copenhagen. One film instructor and a guard were killed. February 15 a specially trained police task force shot and...

Europe

Ukraine, Fighting the Spin

c7b534e75b1a4a11bf6466c3a0a50001_18There was no coup or revolution in the Ukraine. It was an invasion and it is still going on. Real surrender begins with psychological warfare. You have an opponent “on the run” when you get them to accept your narrative. The term, roughly translated as Revolution of Dignity, was...

Ukraine in the world

War in Ukraine: Propaganda Lies and Casualties

U56465333While cleaning the ruins of the Donetsk Airport, New Russia military forces discovered in the rubble 16 Ukrainian soldiers. Initially, there were about 30 of them. However, only 16 survived. The rest died waiting for aid promised by their commanders...

Ukraine in the world

Israel in the Run-up to Early Parliamentary Elections

2831470183Elections for the Knesset (Parliament) in Israel will be held ahead of time on March 17. The country is heading to the polls early because the parties of the Knesset became deadlocked over the question of removing Arabic as an official language of Israel...

Middle East - Israel

South Africa's “Dr. Death” Again Evades Sentencing

65053222In a last minute strategic move by counsel, Dr. Wouter Basson's sentencing by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has again been delayed. Basson, who was found guilty by the HPCSA in 2013 of acting unprofessionally as...

Africa

Three Reasons to be Concerned about Lebanon

L4564633The events surrounding Lebanon in the first two months of 2015 have revealed three things which give cause for alarm regarding the internal political situation in Lebanon. Furthermore they cast doubt on the possibility of successfully mounting...

Middle East

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