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“Blackwashing Google”

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The media is filled with attacks on Google Corporation and “whistleblowers” who now tell us that Google has just begun interfering in politics because it hates Donald Trump and will do anything to prevent his reelection. Blacklists have been published, showing hundreds of websites banned, 90% of them almost “0” traffic and unheard of, this being proof…

Pakistan: Prime Minister I. Khan Visits the US

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There was an atmosphere of euphoria in Pakistan, and flattering epithets met Prime Minister Imran Khan during his official visit to Washington in July 2019. At the height of the trade war with China, tough economic sanctions and military threats in Iran, tense relations with Russia, the prevailing uncertainty in the negotiations…

The World is Angry

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I haven’t done a comparative study, but it’s probably safe to say that rarely has there been so much anger during relatively peaceful’ times, in so many countries in both the ‘developing’ and so-called ‘developed’ world. The cause of the anger appears to be the same everywhere: popular discontent with the way governments are handling the complexities of modern…

US-Turkey Showdown on Kurdish Security Zone

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We have all been here before. Turkey has troops lined up on the Syrian northeast border and announced it will proceed alone with its incursion against the Kurds if it does not get cooperation with the US. After three days of negotiations we have a report that an agreement to form a joint command operation center has been agreed upon…

America's Social-Media Sites Suppress Freedom of Speech by Silencing Scientific Publications

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In late July, under the pretext of fighting “deceptive publications” Facebook deleted the official page of the New Eastern Outlook analytical discussion journal of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. This page created back in 2010…

Korea-Japan Relations Plunge: Japan Strikes Again

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The trade war between Japan and South Korea caused by the decision of Seoul to ignore the results of the 1965 Agreement is reaching a new level. As expected, all attempts to somehow de-escalate the confrontation failed. On July 31, 2019 a group of members of the National Assembly of South Korea paid a two-day visit to Japan in…

US Meddling Continues in Cambodia, But With Setbacks

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Two Cambodian employees of US government-funded “Radio Free Asia” (RFA) face espionage charges for continuing to work for the foreign information operation even after the Cambodian government ordered it closed. Qatari state media, Al Jazeera, in their article, “Espionage trial of two former RFA journalists starts in Cambodia”…

China And the Zombies Of The Past

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The hybrid war, being conducted against China by the United States and its gaggle of puppet states from the UK to Canada to Australia, has entered a new phase. The first stage involved the massive shift of US air and naval forces to the Pacific and constant provocations against China in the South China Sea and the Taiwan Strait. The second stage was…

The Kashmir Issue and the Annulment of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution

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Cancellation on August 5 this year of the fundamental provisions of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution became one of the most important recent political events in the Indo-Pacific Region. It de facto means the elimination of the special status of the State of Jammu and Kashmir…

Is the Price the US Pays for its Foreign Wars a Tad Too High?

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It’s curious that El Pais in one of its recent articles has uncovered the secret that some of us have known all along – that the US represents a far larger threat to itself than all the Islamists, North Koreans, Russians, Houthis, and all those who have somehow ended up in the“ axis of evil.” Last fiscal year alone, Washington…

The Chronicle of Yet Another North Korean Short Range Missile Launch

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In late July – early August 2019, North Korea conducted a series of short range missile launches and large-caliber multiple rocket launcher firings. It caused a certain stir, but, before analyzing the international reaction, let us review the chronicle of the events. Let us first…


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