Will Media and Mafioso Breadcrumbs Crumble Russiagate?

What do Wikipedia, notorious Russian mafioso, nincompoop Putin adversaries, dissident Russian business TV, CNN, CNBC, Facebook, Google, Twitter and the… More
Society Russia in the World

India, China, and the USA: the Situation around Mauritius

An island state, the Republic of Mauritius is not a frequent news item. The republic consists of the two large… More
Politics Asian-Pacific region

Why Would US Transform Afghanistan into a Drug Empire?

For a total of sixteen years the US has been occupying Afghanistan after invading immediately after the 9/11 attacks. This… More
Society Central Asia - Afghanistan

US Mercenaries, Iraqi Highways and the Mystery of the Never-Ending ISIS Hordes

While the US and European media provided little explanation as to how militants from the self-titled Islamic State (IS) managed… More
Politics Middle East - Iraq

As Two US Clients Squabble in Iraq, Tehran Emerges as the Winner

Notwithstanding the overwhelming vote the Kurdish referendum for independence received, there is no gainsaying that regional circumstances were far from… More
Politics Middle East - Iraq


Oxford Propaganda Front Attacks Veterans Today, the NeoCon Witch Hunt Begins

15800659_10154169041487621_1277275323012049419_oA “hit piece” based on an “Oxford Study” on an obscure publication known as Veterans Today, was recently covered in America’s right-wing press. The publication, certainly obscure in all but military and intelligence circles was accused of being…

USA in the World

Russia-Thailand Relations Move to a New Level

353tIn 2017, it is 120 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Empire and the Kingdom of Siam, which is nowadays known as the Kingdom of Thailand. As the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir…

Russia in the World

Washington is Keen to Derail the Syrian Peace Process

b38f1efcd41a_sf_4It is unlikely that Washington’s desire to disrupt the ongoing peace process in Syria will be of any surprise to anyone at this point. Judging by the modus operandi that the US chose to employ in Syria, most analysts argue that…

Middle East - Syria

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Speaks on the Occasion of the National Holiday

1231231231As has previously been reported in the NEO, Taiwan can be considered a “quiet backwater” (a very relative description, of course) against the backdrop of what is happening south and, in particular, north, of the island…

Southeast Asia

The SAA Deir-Ezzor Euphrates River Battle: a Tactical Review

45123213123Most of us who have watched the SAA crawl back from the edge of defeat, after the Russians joined the Hezbollah and Iranian forces already there, have cheered their westward advance to recapture the huge central area of the country…

Middle East - Syria

CSTO and SCO: Extensive Security Measures

4532The situation in Afghanistan is one of the most important issues for the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), which unites Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Tajikistan, as well as for the Shanghai…

Central Asia - Afghanistan

Positive Dynamics of the Situation in Syria

452131231Following the fierce fighting south of the SAR, where Syrian government forces, with the support of the Russian Special Forces, some units of the IRGC of Iran and several Hezbollah detachments repulsed the desperate attacks of DAISH…

Middle East - Syria


China and Thailand: Tank Tracks and Train Tracks

tr6632While Thailand undergoes a sensitive transition with the October funeral for its head of state, the widely respected and revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the Southeast Asia constitutional monarchy, home to 70 million and one of…

Southeast Asia - Thailand

China-Ruble Settlement and the Dollar System

45324241The Peoples’ Bank of China has just announced a payment-versus-payment (PVP) system for Russian ruble and Chinese yuan transactions. The stated aim is to reduce currency risks in their trade. The only conceivable risk would be from…

Eastern Asia - China

A Greek Recovery That Cannot Come in This Climate of Chaos

4531231231Here in Greece the people on the street are fed up with politicians, all of them. A land with as much potential for growth as any, is hard pressed to maintain its dignity, culture, and sense of worth. And waiting in the wings, the same sharks that bit into Greece before…


The Transforming China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

CPECIn May, 2017 the Prime Minister of India refused to participate in the founding meeting in Beijing of the ambitious Belt-Road Initiative (BRI), the network of high-speed rail and deep water port linkages across the Eurasia land mass…

Southern Asia - Pakistan

India in Search of Alternatives to OBOR

453342342As is well known, India is the main competitor of China in Asia. This has recently been most evident in the way India has related to the Chinese One Belt and One Road Initiative. Realizing the importance of international transport corridors…

Southern Asia - India

Even After Sanctions, North Korea has a Lot to Cheer About

5674523234Politics of sanctions is not known to have been an effective source of bringing about political change. This is particularly evident from the way Iran has thwarted the US and EU sanctions in the last decade or so, and this is even…

Eastern Asia - North Korea

EU is About to Put an End to China's Carefree Shopping Spree

4524234234In late August, German Federal Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy, Brigitte Zypries issued an official letter to the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in which she…

Eastern Asia - China


The Big Brother Bombshell Set to Blow

743333It’s been coming for some time now. The deep state run by the globalists must initiate the final move to take it all over. News US legislators have looped in the major internet players in the media war on Putin and Russia only comes as a surprise for those who are…

USA in the World

Soros, Go Away


American NGOs have fallen from grace across Europe in recent years. Such states as Italy, Hungary, the Czech Republic have been pretty vocal in criticizing American non-governmental organizations operating within their respective territories. Even Poland that…

USA in the World

The Greatest Indonesian Painter and ‘Praying to the Pig’

6444Djokopekik (who uses only one name, as is common in Java) could easily be described as the greatest living Indonesian painter. He is something of an anomaly in his country, where vulgar pop art, pop music and almost absolute…

Southeast Asia

How the West is Trying to Recreate Myanmar's Crisis in Thailand

nomasjid.hed_Media platforms either directly funded by the United States government or by their political proxies in Thailand, including US-funded Prachatai and Khao Sod English, have…

Southeast Asia - Thailand

Catalan Independence: Out of Madrid's Frying Pan, Into the NATO Fire?

45323141234Media on all sides surrounding the recent Catalan referendum for independence from Spain focused on Madrid’s security crackdown on voters. However, what is not being mentioned about Catalonia’s ongoing bid to achieve…


Tricks and Trades of the Matrix - Western Private Education in Georgia “not-as-billed”

4523213123There is no such thing as a neutral education system. It either teaches people to buy into the existing status quo and support it, or gives them problem-solving skills in order for them to change it. This is why foreign…

Caucasus - Georgia

Spain, Germany and Beyond

56435324322017 minus 1936 = 81, an untidy number, not even a prime number. 1936 marked the start of the Spanish Civil War that resulted in a long hiatus for the Spanish left, as well as the failure of Weimar Germany’s socialists to prevent Hitler from remilitarizing Germany. Strikingly, 2017 sees…


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