The Tragic Phase of US Reign in Iraq Coming to an End?

Driven by the demands of the people of Iraq and Afghanistan suffering from American military intervention, the US eventually had…

Uganda’s Choice

On January 14, Uganda held presidential and parliamentary elections in which the main struggle was between the current head of…

Conflict in Central Africa

The Constitutional Court of the Central African Republic announced the results of the presidential elections in the country, which were…

Park Geun-hye’s Conviction and Talks of Possible Pardon


On January 14, 2021, South Korea’s Supreme Court upheld former President Park Geun-hye’s 20-year sentence on charges of corruption and abuse of power. This is quite a milestone, as the charges against Park are finally being brought and approved. That evening, the Blue House issued a statement on the verdict: “such an incident must never happen again, taking…

Joe Biden’s “Asia Pivot 2.0” is Already Here


The Joe Biden administration has already made its intentions clear about reversing, through a series of executive orders, some of the policies of the Trump administration. The new regime is well poised to reverse the over-all course of the previous regime. This includes not only domestic policies, but foreign relations as well. During the Trump era, China was the main…

Iran Hijacking a South Korean Tanker


On January 4, 2021, Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) boats detained a South Korean-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. According to Iranian agencies Tasnim and Fars, the South Korean tanker MT Hankuk Chemi, which was going from Saudi Arabia to the United Arab Emirates, is now in the port of Bandar Abbas on the southern coast of Iran. There…

Algeria to Protect its National Interests


Algeria, thanks to its large gas and oil resources, pursues an independent policy, positioning itself as a regional power with its own principles. Its leadership has for decades demonstrated a negative attitude to attempts by other countries to interfere in Algerian politics, or to infringe on the regional interests of the country. Moreover, the very…

Iraqi People are Forcing Washington to Withdraw its Troops


The million-strong protests that took place in Iraq on the anniversary of the killing of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani and Iraqi Commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis along with 8 other people in a January 3, 2020 US drone strike near Baghdad International Airport in Iraq became the latest breeding ground for the rise…

What Did More Damage to the World: COVID-19 or Trump?


Out of all the hot topics in international life over recent times, there are most likely two that vie with each other for primacy: COVID-19 and Trump. The website Worldometers.info reports that in one year of the pandemic, more than 2 million people have already passed away because of COVID-19. Now the United States is experiencing a severe…

Information War Dethrones US President


In the end, it was not the Russian government as anti-Russia propagandists in the West claimed but instead homegrown digital tools that brought down US leader Donald Trump. As a result, not only did he lose the presidential election in 2020, but also access to his much-loved social networking sites in his last days at the White House, which Donald Trump often used…

The ‘European Challenge’ for the Biden Administration


The EU-China investment deal is a major breakthrough, one that would allow both actors to expand their economic power. For the EU, its China-policy, largely ‘independent’ of the US, stamps its own rise as a major global player in today’s increasingly multi-polar world. For China, an enhanced access to Europe means a major leeway for its economy in the wake…

Iran: What Awaits the Country and the Region this Year?


“Iran can easily enrich uranium to 40, 60 or even 90 percent,” claimed Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). Earlier, Tehran reported that it was able to enrich uranium to 20 percent at the Fordow facility. However, it is 90% uranium that is needed to create nuclear weapons. As for the 20-percent uranium, Tehran…

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