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The Indian Ocean Region is Going to Heat Up

CR34234123123In the complex political picture that looms in the Indian and Pacific region, the various processes that are taking place in all of its geographical elements deserve attention. At the same time, it makes sense once again to designate the special significance of the sea band between…

Why isn’t Iran opposing Turkish offensive in Syria?

5509While Turkey’s ‘Oliver Branch’ operation did invite an initial expression of “concern” from the Iranian officials, this expression has ever since then turned into a silent consent, followed by continued Turkish-Iranian co-operation in Syria, evident from their participation in…

Trump's Got the Doomsday Clock Rolling

3426b998d56bIt’s been announced that the symbolics Doomsday Clock that reflects how close the human race approached the ultimate annihilation has advanced by yet another 30 seconds, as it’s been reported by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. The decision to advance the hands was made by…

Turkey Establishing Long-Sought US "Safe Haven" in Northern Syria

1060963185Turkey’s recent incursion into northern Syria is poised to finally establish the long-sought after “buffer zone” or “safe haven” called for by US policymakers since as early as 2012. While the US and Turkey are currently feigning a diplomatic row…

World is Burning – While Western Left is Quarreling

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It really is a shame, and it is tiring, but it is actually nothing new: there is now total disarray amongst those countless ‘progressive’ and ‘semi-left’ Western intellectuals, publications, movements and political parties. Cowardice, bloated egos, lack of discipline and intellectual pettiness…

Washington Quad Alliance Targets China

15161143245a5e1194c2152The pressure is escalating against the development of China as a global factor. At the same time the Pentagon released its 2018 US National Security Strategy paper explicitly targeting Russia and China as prime USA strategic threat overshadowing that from international…

The Arab Spring has Come to an End Right Where it Started

TU011895674565The so-called Arab Spring, which began with the string of revolutionary events in Tunisia has now officially ended. It ended last month with Tunisia getting swept by a wave of new demonstrations, with thousands of people taking to the streets…

Turkey’s Afrin Operation is Much More Than an Embarrassment for the US

65452343242Turkey’s latest military operation, Oliver Branch, is much more than just an embarrassment for the US; it marks a humiliating defeat for the US in the Middle East’s biggest war in the contemporary period – and potentially…

The Comic Gay Oligarch Heroes of the West Versus Putin

R564562343242I’ll admit it, I have come to enjoy defending Russian President Vladimir Putin to readers. It’s the easiest job in the world, you know? One thing that makes deriding Putin opponents so easy is the fact that after four years of constant mudslinging, the ultimate…

With Pakistan Ending Up on the List of US Enemies, One Can't Help but Wonder Who's Next?

P86345234The state of bilateral relations between the US and Pakistan which used to be one of the most faithful allies of Washington, remains in a rather sorry state after US President Donald Trump’s insulting New Year’s tweet which left Islamabad thoroughly…

Which America's Politicians are For and Against the Brute Force Senario Against North Korea

673453423In previous texts, we have repeatedly cited the arguments of supporters of a military / forceful solution to the North Korean problem. As a rule, they boil down the to following thesis: North Korea is a metaphysical evil and must be destroyed in one way or…


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