Politics

President of Indonesia Widodo Visited China and Japan

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The visits of Indonesian President Joko Widodo to China and Japan conducted in a temporary tandem mode at the end…

US is Actively Trying to Transform Kyrgyzstan into Anti-Russia

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The geopolitical confrontation between the collective West, led by the United States, and Russia has noticeably intensified and in recent…

US is Willing to Sell Weapons to Turkey Only with Strings Attached

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Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, while answering questions from Anadolu agency journalists, announced negotiations with the United States on the purchase of F-16s to be held on August 15. As the readers may recall, earlier Ankara requested from Washington 40 F-16 fighters of the Block-70 version…

War in Ukraine Triggers the End of the Unipolar World

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If the West – the US and EU – planned to “isolate” Russia following the latter’s military operation in Ukraine, that plan has clearly failed. Russia was duly represented at the recently concluded ministerial meeting of the G20 in Bali, Indonesia. The fact that Indonesia, instead of bowing down to the US pressure to force Russia out of the summit, still hosted Russia…

What Dropped Yoon Suk-yeol’s Rating?

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Less than a hundred days have passed since the enthronement of Yoon Suk-yeol, and his rating is rapidly falling. If in the first week of June it was 52.1%, then on June 22 the negative assessments of the president exceeded the positive ones, while as of July 25, 2022, the rating of Yoon Suk-yeol was 33.3%, and it was already 28% on July 29. Those who supported…

Outcomes in Ukraine and Russian Resilience Can be Served Up as the Perfect Scapegoat

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There is always a conflict between high principle and pragmatism. Embracing both is probably a wise strategy. But whether you can actually have anything both ways, or whether the outcome would mean anything if you did, remains to be seen. American policymakers, during their many attempts to isolate and antagonise Russia, should…

Japan Publishes Yet Another Defense Whitepaper

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On July 22 this year, the Japanese Ministry of Defense published a concise (English-language) version of the annual Defense White Paper update. The 500-plus page original usually appears later. However, the concise version already mentioned provides an indication of the innovations in the assessment of Japan’s political and military environment…

Lavrov, Macron, Blinken and Africa

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From July 23 to 27, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Egypt, the Republic of Congo – Brazzaville, Uganda and Ethiopia. During these visits, which covered the Northern, Eastern and Central Africa, he was received by the heads of these States, Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers. The special significance of this visit was due to the fact that it took place…

Relations between Turkey and Greece Keep Deteriorating

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The territorial dispute that has been going on for decades between the two NATO member countries Turkey and Greece is not only not abating, but, unfortunately, is steadily gaining momentum. Countries regularly put forward claims against each other, including disputes over maritime borders and airspace in the Eastern Mediterranean. In recent months, tensions between…

Taiwan: Washington Plays with Dragon’s Fire

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Tensions continued to build between the United States and China with the recent trip of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan against Beijing’s warnings. The unfolding row is depicted with immense ambiguity by the Western media in what is otherwise a clear-cut case of America violating China’s sovereignty. US publication Newsweek…

A Reshuffling of the Alliances in the Persian Gulf

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The failure of US president Joe Biden’s trip to the Middle East and the inability of his administration to make any real contribution to solving the problems currently faced by the region have set in motion new processes in the Arab world and heightened their determination to organize their mutual relations as they best see fit. Perhaps the most striking example…

US Intends to Strengthen its Influence in Uzbekistan by Appointing a New Ambassador

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Considering Uzbekistan as a “point of support” in the Central Asian region, especially after the failure of US policy in Afghanistan, Washington decided to give additional impetus to its expansionist plans in this Central Asian republic. And the clear emphasis in this is planned to be placed on the separation…


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