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US Snatches Chinese Executive – Sets Da...

HuaweiHQClaiming that prominent Chinese telecommunications company Huawei had violated US sanctions on Iran – Canada was requested to arrest and hand over Huawei Chief Financial Officer, Meng Wanzhou, who was transferring planes in Vancouver. The arrest was described even by the Washington Post as “unusual” in its…

Can China Pacify Afghanistan?

5b8598e8e361c0a9248b5018-750-502As it’s been confined to the world by the CNN, Donald Trump is planning to announce withdrawal of up to 7,000 American servicemen from Afghanistan this month. As of now, there’s more that 14 thousand men stationed by Washington in this war-ravaged country, so bringing a half of them back is no small task for the Pentagon that is about to take at least a couple…

Indecisive Victory: How Long Will New Caledon...

4ew3New Caledonia is one of the last territories in the Pacific region to remain in France’s possession after decolonization. Over the last decades, the mood for secession has been strong in New Caledonia, and its independence movement has seen some success. The French government is trying to hang…

Trump Against the Pentagon? Possible Shifting...

TRD4534511The line from James Mattis that seemed to stand out the most was “Because you have the right to have a Secretary of Defense whose views are better aligned with yours on these and other subjects, I believe it is right for me to step down from my position.” Mattis spent the prior…

What Happens Now with Syria?

SY5745322I was typing away the day after Christmas with the warmth of a crackling fire behind me and thinking about the long list of countries involved in the Syrian war drama. They are now scurrying around to draw up contingency plans, not only for what action they might need to take now, but how to respond to…

Lack of Confidence in Theresa May: “Believe i...

3к35In 1979 Joe Clark led his Progressive Conservative Party of Canada to its first election victory in 16 years. Two years later, in opposition again, one third, (33.5) per cent of his party members supported a “review of his leadership”, i.e., a vote on whether to continue…

US Congress Intensifies anti-Chinese Efforts

CONG34342The New Eastern Outlook has, on numerous occasions, reported that the trade and economic sphere is at the heart of the global confrontation, taking place on many fronts, between the two world powers (the USA and PRC). At present, the state of this sector is such that it has already…

Crisis in Ukraine: Religious Schism and War

POR67422The signing of the Tomos or note of Autocephaly for the newly created Orthodox Church of Ukraine is not a church but a political act which may have catastrophic consequences for Ukraine.” So said the head of the Russian Federation Council’s international affairs committee, Konstantin…

Trump Pulls Out of Syria, and the Deep State ...

1057961171US President Donald Trump orders American military forces out of Syria, and the deep state-owned media goes nuts. If ever the people needed evidence of collusive warmongerers weaving chaos in our world, Trump uncocking his pistols and walking away from the debacle created by Bush…

President Trump’s Syrian Theatrics

TRM45632The US President, Donald Trump, who has become accustomed to amusing the world with his theatrics just as a magician does by pulling a rabbit out of a hat on the circus arena, has once again left everyone dumbfounded, his own administration in particular. He suddenly ordered all…

Death of Democracy, America’s Loss of Rule of...

AMR453452244As of the beginning of 2019, America enters a meltdown. Congress, under the House leadership of Nancy Pelosi, says President Trump may well be indicted for crimes, election fraud, conspiracy, obstruction of justice, tax evasion, no one is sure except maybe Special Counsel Robert Mueller…

The Geo-politics of the ‘Arab Embrace’ of Syr...

07236364In the Syrian war, Syria was hardly the actual target ever. Syria, as it stands evidently exposed now, was only a battle-field against Iran and Russia, and the target was to end, once and for all, their influence and presence, both economic and military, in the Middle East to leave the region open for Saudi and American expansion further into Asia. ISIS, as is now believed even…


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