Martin Berger

No Peace Allowed in Afghanistan


Whatever hopes of returning to normal life regular Afghans have had until recently, these days those are all but dissolving like a morning mist. The so-called Afghan reconciliation summit that was to be held in Qatar has been put on the back burner indefinitely. It was envisioned…

New US Ambassador to Uzbekistan – You Just don’t Wanna Know


The ever increasing influence of Russia and China in Central Asia is keeping the United States fairly agitated. Predictably enough, over the last couple of years Washington has noticeably stepped up its efforts to dominate the region through both economic and military means…

Taliban Wants to Ensure that the US won’t Try to Play Dirty Yet Again


No more than a couple of months ago the US Congress would discuss an act on the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan. Yet, in spite of an extensive amount of effort invested by the international community into the resolution of the Afghan war, the conflict that…

Is there a Way Out of the US-Turkey Deadlock


Washington’s overt aggressive behavior on the international stage provoked by its desire to impose its own vision of the way that the Middle East must look in the future has pushed most of its traditional allies away from it. So it’s only natural that the US keeps losing allies…

Why Washington’s Arab-NATO Doomed to Failure from the Start


Even after hitting a number of stumbling blocks on the road to the establishment of an anti-Iranian military bloc of Sunni states – the Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA), Washington would still carry on its attempts to create a unified armed opposition to its primary…

ISIS is Coming Back to Neck Bite Afghanistan


These days nobody is taken aback anymore by the opportunistic statements the sitting American president has been making for the last couple of years. If Donald Trump is to be believed, all of the most challenging problems the international community is facing these days can be resolved with a single stroke of the pen…

What is Up With William Moser, the New US Ambassador to Kazakhstan


Over the past three decades post-Soviet territory has become Washington’s new playground, where the US attempts to uproot all traditional ties that bind Russia with its immediate neighbors. In the 1980s and 1990s, Washington would place particular emphasis on advancing…

New US Ambassador to Tajikistan Seems to be Up To the Task


To this day Central Asia remains an arena of struggle for a number of major international players, namely Russia, China and the United States. In this struggle, Washington has now started losing its influence, which resulted in a series of desperate attempts to establish a sound…

Is that OK to Take a Piss on One’s National Pride?


In their public speeches Western policymakers would go above and beyond in an attempt to stress their particular fondness of Washington’s vassals that are bound to fulfill any demand of their harsh master, while pretending that all this is a part of some sort of a rule-based…

New US Ambassador to Azerbaijan is a First-Class Troublemaker


In early March, Washington sent a new ambassador to Azerbaijan that was appointed by the sitting US president Donald Trump personally. As it’s been revealed by a number of media sources, Earle Litzenberger is a career member of the US State department that used to occupy the position…

Is There Any Doubt that ISIS is Coming Back to Haunt the EU?


On February 28, the sitting US president Donald Trump, while making a public speech in front of the service members at Joint Elmendorf-Richardson base in Alaska, announced that the Pentagon managed to reclaim 100% of the territory that used to be controlled by ISIS in the Middle…

No Afghanistan, No Peace Plan Needed


In spite of Washington’s claims that it pursues an Afghan settlement, it has been reluctant to put an end to its military campaign in this country, trying to secure the alignment of political chess pieces on the Afghan board in a such a way instead that it will ensure this country…

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