political-ignorance

Bahrain in the Wake of US and Israeli Policies

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Bahrain, a small emirate located in the Persian Gulf, became the next country following the UAE to establish peaceful relations with Israel, after heavy pressure from the US. Of course, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa called this step a “historic achievement” designed to serve not only the interests of his kingdom, but also to help establish peace in this turbulent region of the world…

US Ambassadors as Lead Performers at a Political Circus

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As numerous media publications can attest, US ambassadors continue to keep everyone’s attention riveted, eliciting what is by no means the most favorable reactions from the audience. Previously, Polish media outlets had already publicized fairly harsh criticism leveled at Georgette Mosbacher, the US Ambassador to Warsaw, who uses Poland as a club with which she threatens…

Saudi Arabia: Ambitious Plans and Facts on the Ground

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Saudi Arabia has announced plans to implement an ambitious $800 billion initiative aimed at increasing the size of Riyadh in the next decade, and at transforming the capital into an economic, social and cultural hub in the Persian Gulf region. The ambitious strategy was presented by Fahd Al-Rasheed, the President of the Royal Commission…

Traitors to Become Lawmakers: “People’s Savior” and Story Teller with Disabilities

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On 10 February, South Korean media outlets reported that former North Korean diplomat Thae Yong-ho, who had defected to the ROK in 2016, was planning to run in the upcoming April 15 general elections, “as a member of the main opposition” / conservative party – Liberty Korea Party (LKP). According to politicians…

The Well-Deserved ‘Love’ for US Ambassadors Around the World

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The ambassador of any nation is not just the highest-ranking diplomatic representative of their country in a foreign state or an international organization, not simply a spokesperson of their country’s government and their interests, who is obliged to act in line with their diplomatic status. As a country representative, an ambassador is closely…

South Korean Protest Against US Ambassador

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The developments linked to the dispute between Seoul and Washington about sharing defense costs became an indirect reason for the hype surrounding the US Ambassador to South Korea, Harry B. Harris. Some far left politicians even demanded that he be deemed persona non grata. Harry B. Harris was born in Japan. He became the first Asian American to head…

Washington and Israel’s Territorial Ambitions

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As the 2020 US election campaign picks up steam, the Trump administration has gone above and beyond to attract the attention of its most loyal supporters in a bid to obtain their backing. While during his previous election campaign, Trump would use an “America First” slogan to win over the middle class, it’s hardly…

US with Blood on its Hands in Afghan Tragedy

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The bloody war in Afghanistan has raged on for over 18 years, and there is no end in sight to this tragedy, no peaceful solution on the horizon. In 2001, US President George W. Bush used a far-fetched pretext for the military invasion of Afghanistan, and sent in 150 thousand troops, who occupied the sovereign state. The bulk of US…

Iranian Noose Around Donald Trump’s Neck

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A number of American media outlets have stated that U.S. President Donald Trump’s standing is not as good as it could be at present. The latest opinion polls conducted in the United States show that his approval rating reached its lowest levels, and that he could be beaten by any of the four…

The “Deal of the Century” to Undermine the Palestinians’ Legitimate Rights

Peace for Prosperity, the so-called international conference promoted, with great fanfare, by Washington, and the personal brainchild of Senior Presidential Adviser Jared Kushner, started rather ingloriously in Bahrain, and has concluded without any results. According to its…

Thailand after Elections

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On 24 of March the first general election in 7 years was held in Thailand. It was meant to put an end to the 5-year rule by the military, who came to power in 2014 as a result of a coup d’etat. It is worth highlighting straight away that the election did not shed any light on the future…

Afghan Fiasco in Washington’s Overstrained Hands

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The latest round of negotiations between the United States and the Taliban reached their inglorious conclusion in the capital of Qatar (the city of Doha). Nonetheless, Suhail Shaheen, the political spokesman for the Taliban (an organization banned in Russia), tweeted, somewhat…


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