Does ISIS Still Represent a Major Threat

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Back in the days of Trump's election campaign the US president to be made a pledge to his supporters in… More
Politics Central Asia

Is North Korea Fulfilling its Singapore Summit Commitments?

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Against the background of a number of high-profile statements by the Western press that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea… More
Politics Eastern Asia - DPRK

US Uses UK Press for Fake “Shock and Awe” Against Iran

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America has chosen to go to war on Iran using “fear porn” tactics peddled through British tabloids. The current American… More
Politics Middle East - Iran

Washington’s Silent Weapon for Not-so-quiet Wars

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Today by far the deadliest weapon of mass destruction in Washington’s arsenal lies not with the Pentagon or its traditional… More
Economics USA in the World

The Middle East: Russian Grain Exports are on the Rise

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The hype surrounding the unprecedented sanctions levelled against Moscow for its alleged involvement in the chemical weapons attack in Salisbury… More
Economics Russia in the World

Politics

US Meddling: Washington Backs Fugitive, Terrorist in Thailand

564521412312America’s bid to install a compromised Thai politician into power is part of a larger bid to encircle China with hostile and dysfunctional client states. The US is currently pressuring the Southeast Asian Kingdom of Thailand to hold immediate elections in a bid to return billionaire…

Southeast Asia - Thailand

Press and the Militarization of Fakery

USDO3456342A phony war has begun, a war on the newly powerful and influential independent media, a war waged by social media and internet giants like Google and Facebook, a war of censorship and economic sanctions. Behind the giants of social media and technology is a cabal of fraudsters from the financial…

USA in the World

Will Turkey Back or Break Militants in Northern Syria?

857453522Syria once again finds itself at another critical juncture. Having secured virtually all territory in the nation’s southwest, Damascus’ attention is now fixated on Idlib in the north. Reuters has recently reported on a so-called “National Army” based in northern Syria that appears…

Middle East - Syria

Saudi Arabia: Wherever One Looks, Failure Abounds

SAUB634532423423A Saudi Arabian youth organization posted an image in its Twitter feed depicting a plane approaching the CN Tower (the tallest building in the world erected in Toronto, and the city’s symbol, whose height is 553.33 meters), which is reminiscent of the 9/11 terror attacks on New York…

Middle East - Saudi Arabia

Some Hard Truth on Browder and Other Putin Enemies

BRDD486753532We are coming down to the moment when anybody who’s a hero in Washington will be an automatic supervillain in the world. America and her western allies have let criminals run amok for far too long. There are no better examples of this than the enshrinement of dastardly businessmen…

Russia in the World

China is Strengthening its Efforts Aimed at Fighting International Terrorism

CHAN15992343342188037444Not too long ago China rarely featured in the news related to international terrorism. But recent years have seen a noticeable rise in threats due to terrorism in the world. At the same time PRC’s influence abroad has increased substantially in view of its presence in all…

Eastern Asia - China

Canada vs. Saudi Arabia: Illusions and Reality

674564345353The Canadian government finds itself caught in a dilemma of its own making, skewered on the spear of its own hypocrisy, and left to dangle in the wind by its supposed allies, as a result of its demand that Saudi Arabia release a woman who criticised the Saudi women’s rights policies…

Canada

Economics

Washington Treats the EU as a Vassal State

TR65463523423It seems that Donald Trump has no other approach to Brussels except from the one that is reminiscent of the way vassal states were treated back in Medieval days. One could even get an impression that the sole purpose of European existence is to satisfy the untamable avarice of…

Europe

On Erdogan’s Plan to Defy the US

TURE343423848Turkey’s Erdogan didn’t just start riding a flying horse when he decided to confront the US for its unilateral actions and a virtual plot against Turkey, manifested through particularly the imposition of tariffs and the resultant fall of Turkish lira by a whopping 22 per cent last Friday…

Middle East - Turkey

Is the US Beheading the Turkish Economy as an Act of Terror?

TAI8674563222The US continues to play its poker game of “Show Down” with a growing list of unhappy countries. We are at the point where we might soon see a call to rename the US… to the United States of Sanctions, the USS. Turkey is getting most of the publicity now with its currency…

Middle East - Turkey

US Supplying Massive Amounts of LNG Gas to Europe is More Hot Air than Reality

USG53653453453In his latest effort to present himself as bigger than better than all other presidents combined, in stark contrast to the likes of George Washington, Donald Trump has announced that the US will build more than 10 liquid gas ports in the EU. The trouble is, even if he did this, it would…

Europe

What is Turkey Signing up with China?

6745634234342With Turkey’s fast run towards greater economic and strategic integration with the East, its once popular dream of integration with the West through the EU has come to a permanent end. After making defence deals with Russia, buying the state of the art S-400 missile system, and siding…

Middle East - Turkey

MESA: an Alliance or a Gold Mine for America to Dig?

USMESA63454353It is not just a coincidence that a Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA) is being rolled out as an ‘Arab NATO’ at a time when the US is also deliberately picking up a fight with Iran. Of course, alliances like MESA would not be required unless there is an enemy to be countered through…

Middle East

Washington Has Lured EU into Anti-China Trade Front

MER6562342342While many in the EU breathed a sign of relief at the apparent success of the recent Washington trade tariff talks between EU Commission President Juncker and the Trump Administration, in reality it looks more as if Washington has skillfully maneuvered the EU, especially Germany…

Europe

Society

The Third Rail

8981e4f815dabc77146e9a33260f79f5It has become commonplace to refer to the two great threats facing humanity, climate change and nuclear war. While these deserve special attention due to their relationship with complex scientific technologies and natural phenomena, a third threat, for which humans are entirely responsible…

USA in the World

Hello – They Lied to You About Iran!

IR464562342Have you ever considered the possibility that almost everything that you have been told about the world by the Western mass media is a lie and fabrication? I am sure you have, at least lately, when the insanity of Western propaganda is becoming very clear and obvious. But what…

Middle East - Lebanon

After 100 Years, Socialism Comes to America

TRM745342In what has to be one of the great unmentioned political ironies, it has taken an entire century for the United States to catch up with the world it claims to be leading. And had it not been for the lone independent Senator, Bernie Sanders of Vermont, it would still not have…

USA in the World

Dangerous Anti-China Cult Panders to Trump Supporters

40ad05b8-9813-4fde-91e5-bd8c9027d105-large16x9_AP18070040843806President Trump increasingly surrounds himself with anti-China fanatics, but in reality, his supporters may  find the truth about the Chinese Communist Party and Xi Jinping to be quite inspiring. When Donald Trump addressed his supporters in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, among those…

USA in the World

Monsanto Guilty Verdict Is Only Beginning

MONBA4653452312A jury trial in California has resulted in a guilty verdict against the agrichemical and GMO giant, Monsanto, now Bayer/Monsanto. The judge has ordered Monsanto to pay damages of USD 289 Million to former school groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson, who has non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. His lawyer…

USA in the World

Fake America

FAQQ5634242Europeans are told America is religious, but “church going” Americans too often exhibit an undercurrent of hate mongering and hypocrisy that is impossible to not recognize, except among themselves. Similarly, an education in history or sociology in America is akin to studying science…

USA in the World

Jordan - Staunch Western Ally – Angry and Confused

IORD43453452Where precisely, is Jordan now? Is it with the West, or with the Arab world? How independent is it, really, and what future lies ahead? Recently, in the middle of the capital city – Amman – several sleek 5-star hotel towers grew towards the sky, including the trendy “W” and…

Middle East

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