Martin Berger

New US Ambassador to Georgia – a “Carrier Diplomat” is about to Stir Trouble


Carrying on the discussion about US ambassadors and the role they play in enforcing Washington’s “rule based order”, it’s hard to omit the fact that the White House has recently announced that Donald Trump nominated Kelly C. Degnan to be US ambassador to Tbilisi, the position that has been vacant since last spring. According…

US Economy: The Tale of Green Paper Rectangles


In his inauguration speech, US President Donald Trump, that’s still standing somehow, announced that America is enriching the world at its own expense. During his time in office, he would repeatedly reiterate this notion, referring to the US trade balance with the EU, China and a bunch of other states. The Trump administration is somehow convinced that if…

Pakistan-Russia Relations: From Bitter Enemies to Geopolitical Partners


The gradual emergence of the multipolar world changes the international layout in a way that allows international players to maneuver, while compelling them to adjust the undertones of their foreign policies and adapt to the transforming realities. Back during the Cold War years…

The Not so Subtle Moral Decay of the US Military


At this point, there’s no hiding that a considerable number of MSM sources directly promotes the agenda of both US military contractors and the Pentagon, trying to advertise the US military as the ultimate combat force akin to those unvanquishable legions of Rome from two thousand…

Is the Price the US Pays for its Foreign Wars a Tad Too High?


It’s curious that El Pais in one of its recent articles has uncovered the secret that some of us have known all along – that the US represents a far larger threat to itself than all the Islamists, North Koreans, Russians, Houthis, and all those who have somehow ended up in the“ axis of evil.” Last fiscal year alone, Washington…

Fethullah Gulen Made Turkey anti-American


Turkey, an old US ally in the Middle East, has always been regarded by Washington as a forward outpost. This explains the amount of attention America would pay to both Turkey’s foreign and internal policies, along with all the machinations the White House used to prevent Ankara from seeking rapprochement with Moscow and a number…

So Just how Effective is the Most Expensive Military Machine in History?


For the better part of the Cold War the West would typically rely on its advanced weapons systems in its bid to contain the Soviet Union. Washington would adhere to the tactics of quantitative counterbalancing, building much less tanks and jets that the Warsaw Pact countries while…

UK’s Hysteria, Provocations and Accusations Do Not Make Oil Cheaper


Throughout centuries, one of the most distinctive features of British foreign policy has been its extensive use of disinformation that would be used to skew public perception of certain event in a way that would be advantageous to London’s imperial aspirations. Previously, this tactics allowed Britain to reap…

Washington’s “Airborne Raid” on Turkmenistan


It’s about time to carry on the discussion of the string of appointments of new US ambassadors to various states. In this context, one cannot overlook Washington’s recent attempt to “establish military foothold” in Turkmenistan that occurred on June 25. It’s curious that the role of the “landing task force” in this attempt…

New US Ambassador to Turkey – Bad Marriage No More?


Proceeding with the discussion of a number of ambassadors appointed by the Trump administration to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Azerbaijan along with the discussion of the present state of US-Turkey relations, it’s about to time to take a closer look at the role the new US ambassador to Ankara is going to play in…

Operation Mockingbird is Alive and Well in Central Asia


The internal situation in those countries where Washington tested its “color revolutions” tactics is clearly showing that there’s a direct correlation between the message that local media sources would try to push and the level of “revolutionary sentiments” that could result in a coup d’etat largely detrimental to the country…

Are the Concerns Surrounding the Death of Mohamed Morsi Legitimate?


In mid-June, right in the middle of the hearing of his case in a Cairo court, Egypt’s former president, Mohamed Morsi died from a “sudden heart attack.” This was reported by Reuters with a reference to an unnamed source in local medical circles. In the aftermath of this untimely…

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