Martin Berger

The Great Wen in Bed with ISIS

journal neo collage 6889Last year, in an interview with the UK Defense Journal, the former British secretary of state for defense, Sir Michael Fallon announced that Britain played a pivotal role in the defeating of ISIS, that was nothing that a minor annoyance for the international community. At the same…

Tel-Aviv Decided to Make Israel an Exclusivel...

IS5743525Just recently, the Israeli legislative body known as Knesset voted into law a draft on the status of the Jewish state, that has not just changed its nature but provoked a massive backlash both inside and outside Israel. This includes certain parties accusing Israeli leadership of…

China’s Middle East Pivot has Sent Wash...

40Sino-Arab relations have gone a long away over recent decades, gradually evolving into a rather complex system. Of course, the rapid emergence of a new multipolar world allowed the ties between Beijing and the Middle East to get even more traction. For…

Pakistan is Heading into Uncharted Waters

DgiC8TAWAAAfQMITens of millions of Pakistani people will rush to polling stations on July 25 to determine the future of the country’s supreme legislative body – the lower house of parliament also known as the National Assembly (NA), which has a total of 342 seats, 272 of which are filled by direct…

When did Russia’s S-400 become the New ...

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The plans for the mass acquisition of Russia’s most advanced anti-aircraft defensive systems, S-400 and S-500, being made in the East have caused widespread panic in the West. As a matter of fact, the list of Middle Eastern and Asian states standing in line for these systems is exceeding long and growing. This may serve…

Mongolia’s “Third Neighbor”...

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Most Westerners would typically have a hard time finding Mongolia on the map. Nevertheless, it’s a rather unique state that serves as home for well over 3 million people. It turns out that it has an incredibly rich history as well, that is closely tied to its two closest neighbors – Russia and China. However, what…

Radical Militants are Profiting from the Fact...

SYAN7855674It’s hardly a secret that trafficking of cultural goods and art pieces ranks third on the profitability list after drugs and weapons trafficking. For example, a recent WTO report states that in 2016 alone authorities of various seized well over 8300 such…

Why Washington Chose to Negotiate with Terror...

Afghanistan TalibanWhat we are witnessing today in Afghanistan was not to be anticipated – Washington started negotiations with the Taliban movement which it itself designated terrorists. Just recently, deputy assistant to the US President, Lisa Curtis announced that the White House is prepared…

Kiev is Playing the Crimean Tatar Card to Dri...

KIev3453241222Previously, Turkey had little to no difficulties in playing two of the opposing geopolitical powers, namely the US and Russia, against each other. When tensions began mounting between bilateral relations with one side, Ankara would typically perform a one-eighty to pursue…

FIFA World Cup 2018: Can You Hit a Home Run a...

2895629A couple of days ago, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia was opened by a match between Russia and Saudi Arabia national teams that many anticipated. At the grand opening of this event, Russia’s president Vladimir Putin announced that: I congratulate the whole big, strong, multi-national…

What Does the Future have in Store for Crypto...

CRY4523423423The second half of the 20th century was marked by the world economy suffering irreversible and potentially catastrophic changes. Once the US obtained virtually uncontested economic and military influence in the world, the Federal Reserve found itself in a position where it was able to print piles of dollars on demand…

Inadmissible Price Civilians keep Paying for ...

SYR353453242Those armed conflicts across the Middle East that Washington organized and continues to sustain have been repeatedly condemned by the international media and various political figures, since they are associated with a massive civilian death toll that keeps rising over…


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