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A Wreck of a Week for Pro-US Allies, A Hell of a Week for Iran

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Surprisingly enough, last week introduced drastic changes in the balance of powers existing across the Middle East. There has been…

Anne Applebaum’s — and the Pentagon’s Take on Europe

tmp65aeTVI remember during how during World War II Americans anxiously tuned in to their radios to hear the news from the US’s two fronts: invariably, there were figures on how many miles our troops had advanced in the latest battles. Journalists…

Scared of the Chaos? Don’t Blame Russia, Blame Hillary Instead

538842342Reading about former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in every digital morning newspaper each day, I cannot help but wonder. Has the world lost the capability to classify war criminals? Why is has this wretch not been dragged…

USA-DPRK: Torpedoing the Outcome of the 2005 Joint Statement

SU753452342To resolve the nuclear crisis in 2003, six-party talks were established, on which three main groups were formed. The first camp was North Korea, the second – the United States, joined by Japan. The third, the most important and…

Behind Turkish Arrest Warrant for Ex CIA Graham Fuller

f0f6a3cbc44f05ca7563fc8eThe Office of the Istanbul Prosecutor has issued arrest warrants for two “former” CIA agents, accusing them of involvement in the failed July 2016 coup attempt against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. US media and…

What Will Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem Lead To?

T222145345With Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a new wave of both political and geo-political upheavals is likely to set in. This, however, is not going to simply unite the Muslim world in the name of religion; it might…

As the War in Yemen Spins Out of Control, Tehran Finds Itself Deprived of a Say

H56324234At the beginning of the month, highly influential former President of Yemen Abdullah Saleh was assassinated at one of his residences. It is reported that his body was displayed to the public to show them that the “traitor” was killed, while…

The Likelihood of War with Iran

I645345345The analytical group SouthFront recently released a remarkable video about the possibility of a war involving Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iran and Israel. Of course, this inevitably means that the war would involve Russia and the United States as well. To understand the context…

The Hardest Road Ahead - Yemen’s Conflit Just Got Muddier

8906744Yemen’s longest serving president Ali Abdullah Saleh is no more! If news of his death may have left many to rejoice at the demise of a man they perceived as a tyrant – an opportunist hungry for power and wealth, Yemen’s former strongman nevertheless spoke…

Look Who's Interfering: Tillerson's Thai Election Comment

RE34234234US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released a press statement regarding Thailand’s National Day. In it he expressed diplomatic greetings and well-wishing to the Thai people, but failed to resist also expressing…

Toronto Fears Assuaged: Putin Will Not Invade!

C424234121Don’t look now, but all of Toronto, Canada will soon be up in arms and ready to defend the inevitable Russian invasion! Okay, maybe not all of Toronto, but the readers of The Star dot com at least. As Vladimir Putin’s evil empire threatens the shores of Lake Ontario, Canadians…


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