The Latent Objectives of Saudi Crown Prince’s Maiden Foreign Tour

Whereas the Saudi crown prince, Muhammad Bin Salman (MBS), ‘the modernizer’, has ostensibly set on his maiden foreign tour to… More
Politics Middle East - Saudi Arabia

Opposition Grows to Merkel Macron EU Superstate

A predictable process of dis-integration across the European union is underway. It has now gained momentum not only from the… More
Economics Europe

Teetering on the Edge of Nuclear War

This isn’t the first time. As this is written, the US, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense, is bringing… More
Politics Middle East

Gibraltar – The Real Reason For Brexit Finally Revealed

Once again the naked truth has shown itself while everyone was looking the other way. Analysts have been giving all… More
Politics Europe

The Unproved Involvement of the DPRK in the Killing of Kim Jong-Nam is Now “the DPRK’s Use of Chemical Weapons”

On March 5, 2018 a sensational headline appeared in several Western newspapers: North Korea has used chemical weapons against its… More
Politics Eastern Asia - DPRK


WMD Lies Strike Again: The Skripal Incident

T6545234234As the West rallies around recent allegations by the UK against Russia regarding the alleged poisoning of former Russian military intelligence officer-turned British spy – Sergei Skripal – it is crucial to point out the alarming lack of actual evidence involved. It is also important…


Kelly-Putin: A Clash of Civilizations

527708The main takeaway from Megan Kelly’s two-hour long interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin is that with Communism gone, the US and Russia are dealing with a clash of civilizations. Not the barbaric east versus a sophisticated west — or even the lumbering grizzly versus…

Russia in the World

Shifting Sands in a Post-Daesh Mid East

JIM01“Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions.” ― Winston S. Churchill. I will not say I predicted the emergence for a post-Daesh NATO-like coalition among those who had been targeted for destruction by the real War of Terror crowd…

Middle East

Who is Undermining the Authority of the UN Security Council?

P53453423421One can still remember the days when the power of the UN Security Council was unparalleled, while rapidly expanding its power well beyond the limits of the UN Charter through the use of a number of international law loopholes. The UN Security Council addopted the decision on…


Israel: The Arabs’ Not so Secret Friend

6778Apparently, it is the persistent ISIS threat that is driving Israel and Egypt closer in the great Sinai desert, leading the former to use its air force in support of the former against the extremist elements. We have seen in last one decade or so that the global ‘war on terror’ has brought…

Middle East - Israel

Witnessing Vladimir Putin: Emperor of Patience

5112Russia’s president has marked our time now. No matter what your persuasion, even the die hard liberal world order minion must realize the character of greatness when he or she sees it. V.V. Putin rules modern diplomacy and politics, if for no other reason than his unimpeachable…

Russia in the World

Is There a Chance of Trump Meeting Kim Jong Un?

5534 Journal NEO CollageLast week, North Korea was visited by a high-profile South Korean delegation headed by National Security Office head Chung Eui-yong. During their two day stay in Pyongyang, members of the delegation had a number of talks with local political elites resulting in Chung Eui-yong making…

Eastern Asia - North Korea


Russia is Strengthening its Positions in Laos

11707702South East Asia is a thriving region with a large population and significant economic and political potential. Strengthening influence in South East Asia is an important task for the world’s leading powers. The main partner of Russia in the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is Vietnam. However…

Southeast Asia

Vietnam- Russia’s Key Ally in ASEAN

785763333The Socialist Republic of Vietnam was at one time one of the poorest countries in Asia. But, as a result of the transformation that the country has undergone in the last few decades, many are now of the opinion that it deserves to be considered as one of the ‘Asian tigers’ – a designation that traditionally refers to Hong Kong…

Southeast Asia - Vietnam

Yuan-priced Futures Can Be the End of the Petrodollar Age

201284The diminished reliance on the US dollars is one of the major trends of international geopolitics. A lot of media attention has been paid to steps taken by the BRICS states, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa to decrease their dependence on American currency. Both…

Eastern Asia - China

Russia May Become a Leading LNG Supplier in Asia-Pacific

GG3426344231The serious environmental problems faced by China in the past decade have forced it to reform its energy industry. One of the main changes has been the large-scale transition from coal to a more eco-friendly type of hydrocarbon fuel – natural gas. China’s decision to shield its…

Asian-Pacific region

China's New World: Energy Markets, Sci-Fi Novels & Rational Progress

88qdThe rise of China is the largest geopolitical gamechange of the epoch. Never in history has a country so rapidly shifted its status, from one of the poorest countries on earth to the planet’s second largest…

Eastern Asia - China

Russian Peaceful Atom is Supporting Peace in Africa

N45234234234As is well-known, Russia is one of the most popular suppliers of nuclear technologies. The experience and high safety standards of Russian nuclear specialists are recognised throughout the world. Many developing countries in Africa…


Europe’s Energy Geopolitics is Getting Dicey

63652649880978150Europe’s energy geopolitics and the security of EU energy supplies is getting very dicey as in contentious. The latest developments revolve around who will be the major suppliers of natural gas to the EU markets going forward. The…



Sunday Night Special: The American Public’s ‘Right to Know’

1489842636954429The 1967 Freedom of Information Act, which allows individuals to require government agencies to release documents upon request, was enacted to combat government secrecy while protecting the individual right to privacy. Since that time it has…

USA in the World

US Media Sings A Happy Song & That is Why We Should Be Afraid

75444The understanding that the American press, both TV and print media, thrives on negativity is deeply embedded in the culture, so much so that the theme music to the popular 1990s American TV sit-com “Family Matters” began with the couplet…

USA in the World

US Propaganda Collapses in Syria, But Threats Remain

00203610Propaganda used by the United States and its partners amid its destructive campaign of regime change aimed at the Syrian government has collapsed. Western media platforms find themselves relying on increasingly absurd narratives told to…

Middle East

Washington Seeks Ways of Bringing Some "Iraqi Freedom" to Moscow

7534342342The closer we approach the presidential election in Russia, the more hysterical the Western propaganda machine gets in a desperate bid to somehow to…

Russia in the World

The Ghost of Mistakes Past: Islamic Jihadism and France’s Colonial Past

853423423With Daesh militants all but defeated, another battle – one more serious as we may soon find out, has seen western capitals struggle with that very ideology they say to abhor, and yet tacitly supported, as part of their desire to quiet certain geopolitical dynamics in…


Southeast Asia Getting Killed by Logging and Mining

R663451231231When an airplane is approaching Singapore Changi Airport, it makes the final approach either from the direction of Peninsular Malaysia, or from the Indonesian island of Batam. Either way, the scope for natural disaster under the wings is of monumental proportions. All the primary…

Southeast Asia

Relax: Putin Has America Under Control

16323Pathetic. As I lift my eyes from reading a New York Post story about idiot Bernie Sanders, it’s the only word that comes to mind. In the make-believe world where sick American politics is run by an invisible moronic hand, Russians have become the fearsome foe again. And Bernie…

USA in the World

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