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Offshore Energy Richness and America’s Mauritania Frenemy

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News that a prominent anti-slavery activist named Biram Dah Abeid was arrested in Mauritania coincides with the revelation oil giant…

Strengthening the Partnership between Mongolia, Russia and China

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Three-party cooperation in action As readers will remember, in their third meeting, which took place during the 16th summit of…

What the Idlib Deal Means for the Syrian War

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While a crisis has been prevented in Idlib through a deal between Russia and Turkey, the deal in itself also…

Singapore is Frightened, but it Defends its Own ‘Crypto-Communist’ Path

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Imagine a country with 5.6 million inhabitants (of which around 4 million are citizens), surrounded by a collapsing giant -…

Russia's Emerging as the Ultimate Champion of the Middle East

SYRRUS756732After being absent as a geopolitical force to be reckoned with in the Middle East for almost two decades, Russia is now seeking ways to downscale Washington’s presence in the region by becoming a pillar of regional security. And it seems that this time around Moscow has every chance…

Another Exacerbation of the Issue of Relocating the Futenma Base on Okinawa

6tuhjOver the recent months, the Japanese mass media have prioritised the topics with the key words like Okinawa and Futenma, which have considerable weight both within Japan and in its relations with its key partner, the USA. Let us remind you that the first of these words…

The Failure of Liberalism

8076538599The growing interest in and acceptance of socialist ideas in the United States with a hundred year time lag has engendered a desperate attempt to fit the political center into the new equation in a way that preserves its self-declared superiority. The latest contribution to this effort is…

GMO Lobby Plots to Corrupt EU Court Ruling on Gene Editing

205253d269106117b4bfd43a5da101e8The GMO lobby, led by Bayer/Monsanto, Syngenta and others have begun to develop a counter-attack to try to neutralize the unexpected and, for them, devastating EU European Court of Justice ruling in July requiring that plants modified through so-called gene-editing DNA techniques…

Middle Eastern Take on the Turkish-American Face Off

ERAN67567342“Is the Fall of the Turkish-American Pact just a matter of Time?”, “America’s Relations with Turkey: the Worst is Yet to Come,” “Why Would Trump Fight Against his Allies?” These are the headlines in the Middle Eastern media one can come across while studying the recent tensions…

Syrian-Russian Victory Only Way to Avenge Israeli-French Strikes

SYRIL25234324Western and Russian media sources have reported an alleged joint Israeli-French strike on Syria on September 17. The attack included Israeli warplanes and French missile frigates operating in the Mediterranean off Syria’s coast. Amid the attack, a Russian Il-20 reconnaissance…

Pope Francis & Beijing: The Geopolitics of the Vatican

8669The Roman Catholic Church and the Peoples Republic of China are set to sign an agreement, which would formally end the hostilities between these two entities. The Chinese government will formally acknowledge the Pope as the leader of the Catholic Church in China. In exchange, the Pope…


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