Vladimir Odintsov

Is War between the US and China Inevitable?


These days, with tensions between the US and China escalating by day, it is not just the two countries that are considered the greatest threat to global peace. Some analysts believe that US-China relations are entering a period of conflict in which an established hegemon confronts an increasingly powerful adversary. According to a Gallup poll of US public opinion on foreign…

Britain is Starting its own Game in Central Asia


For Britain, as for other Atlanticists, Central Asia (CA) has long been an area of key interest. To some extent, this is due to the region’s significant mineral reserves, as well as its strategic location as a bridge between Europe and Southeast Asia. That is why in recent years the West has been particularly active in trying to prevent the restoration of Russia’s strategic presence here…

Red Lines in US-Turkey Relations


Recently, the relationship between two NATO allies, Washington and Ankara, has started deteriorating noticeably despite the fact that after the 2nd World War, Turkey was viewed as USA’s “right-hand man” in the region for many years. During the previous century, the United States grew accustomed to treating Turks as junior partners who were expected to follow the US lead…

Fukushima Daiichi Radioactive Dumping and the Summer Olympics in Japan In Question


The Japanese Cabinet of Ministers has reached an official decision on the discharge from the Fukushima Daiichi emergency nuclear power plant into a significant body of water that has already accumulated on the territory of the nuclear power plant. The entire Fukushima Daiichi site is currently lined with these tanks containing more than…

The US Strengthens Its Presence in Mongolia


In recent years, Mongolia has received increasing attention in a comprehensive and multifaceted US strategy aimed at dominating the Eurasian continent. To a certain extent, this is due to the colossal amounts of natural resources and economic opportunities the country has, which are of undoubted interest for American industrial and business circles.  However, this is even…

What kind of “Peace” are Britain’s Private Military Companies Bringing to the Middle East?


The US government, with the UK hot on its heels, has long viewed the Middle East as a region where the presence of its army is indispensable not only because there are energy resources there, but due to the opportunity to control vast territories under the guise of “spreading democracy”. Therefore…

When Will the US and its NATO Allies Answer for the Looting of Libya?


In 2011 Libya, as a result of the armed aggression unleashed by the United States and its NATO allies instead of the “democracy and freedom” that the West promised, ended up in a serious economic and social crisis – and turned into a hotbed of extremists and international crime. As the American publication Diario…

Turkey is becoming More Entrenched in Central Asia


Ankara’s strategic goal has always been to develop and consolidate strong military, political, and economic ties with both Azerbaijan and the countries in Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan). Against the backdrop of how the Central Asian republics formed their national identity, secured strategic…

White House Reignites Racism Against People of Asian Descent


Although the US is considered a “country of immigrants,” xenophobia and racism are historically inherent in American society. One clear indication of this is that, until recently, only white Anglo-Saxon and Protestant residents, who were the majority of the US population, considered themselves “100 percent Americans”. Therefore, it is not surprising that racism…

Washington Wants to Establish Global Governance by Advancing Alliances


As the official representatives of the political and military establishment of the United States admitted in an article drafted by Anthony Blinken and Lloyd Austin for the Washington Post, under the present circumstances, Washington has adopted a grand strategy of creating numerous alliances that are bound to serve as “force multipliers…

Erdogan is Developing the Defense Industry and Foreign Military Ties


Recently, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made a number of high-profile statements about how his country is developing. For example, according to Erdogan, Turkey intends to become one of the world leaders in the field of space and satellite technologies, and starting in 2022 the country plans to set afloat one submarine every…

The White House Giving Aggression a Make Over


It had not taken Joe Biden long after he entered the White House to rearrange the chairs in the Oval Office, but it was the new 46th president of the United States himself who was responsible for the urgent need to put makeup on the hostile grin of the White House. And these urgent measures were forced not only by the sharply negative reaction in many countries…

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