Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenian Defeat Trades One War 4-Another

The outcome of the Karabakh war is turning me into more of a cynic. I keep hoping it's just a…

Fakhrizadeh's Assassination Will Bring Security to Neither the US nor Israel

On November 27th, the treacherous murder that was committed in the suburbs of Tehran on a Friday, a holy day…

A New Strategy for China with Biden? Or is it Too Late?

During the Obama era, in which Biden served as Vice President, the US approached China quite differently. Will Biden be…

A Reminder of the Events that Occurred on Yeonpyeong

On November 23rd, 2020, South Korea pointed out the "10th anniversary of North Korea's deadly artillery strike on the South…

Joe Biden will Militarize US Middle East Policy


Joe Biden, the US president-elect, won the elections on the promise of ‘re-setting US foreign policy.’ An important area of US foreign policy has always been the Middle East for both geo-political and geo-economic reasons. Under the Trump administration, the US got out of JCPOA, sanctioned Iran and even engaged in a limited military conflict. It pursued…

The United States is Seeking to Take Control of the Elections in Kyrgyzstan


Hopelessly bogged down in its influencing of the Ukrainian crisis, which did not go as expected in Washington, the United States has been actively trying to defocus Russia’s attention in recent years by organizing riots in other CIS countries. One of them is Kyrgyzstan, which is vulnerable to external interference…

US is Losing in the Militarily Race against Russia and China


The Trump administration, pursuing its adventurous policy and inciting hostility towards Russia and China, has recently repeatedly tried to demonstrate “intimidation” to Moscow and Beijing. Some times this took the form of a concentration of more and more armed forces near the borders of “two strategic adversaries” declared by Washington. One could also…

Update on the Issue of Gilgit-Baltistan in the Context of the “Kashmir Problem”


The former principality of Kashmir was among several hundreds of territories with varying degrees of autonomy on the Indian subcontinent, and in its environs, that became part of British India in the 19th century, the de facto heir to which is modern-day, completely independent Republic of India. But in terms of territory, the latter…

Trump is Speeding Up the Creation of an Anti-Iranian Power Bloc


In preparation for Joe Biden administration’s possible arrival entering the White House, Donald Trump took additional steps to complete the creation of a regional power bloc with the leading role of Israel and Saudi Arabia under full US control to complicate Biden’s actions in building a new policy in the Middle East. Undoubtedly, the urgency…

Where Will the Crisis in Ethiopia Lead?


In Africa, more and more conflicts are moving from previously “sluggish” stages to “hot.” This trend is confirmed by the recent events in Mozambique along with development of Morocco’s situation with the integration of Western Sahara recognized by several states of the world as the territory occupied by Moroccans, the recent attempt of a military coup in Mali…

A Grim Outlook on the Future of US-Russia Relations


Much of the world breathed a sigh of relief when Joe Biden won the American presidency from incumbent Donald Trump. But from a realistic standpoint, we must all focus, and try hard to understand what took place in these elections. Here’s some food for thought, and a “not so fast” plea for sanity. When Joe Biden takes office next January, Russia’s President…

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