Positive Dynamics of the Situation in Syria

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Following the fierce fighting south of the SAR, where Syrian government forces, with the support of the Russian Special Forces,… More
Politics Middle East - Syria

Soros, Go Away

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Undisputedly, American NGOs have fallen from grace across Europe in recent years. Such states as Italy, Hungary, the Czech Republic… More
Society USA in the World

Globalist Counterpunch: Going for the Media Knockout

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The UK government is all set to sledgehammer free speech in unison with the US deep state. News from The… More
Politics USA in the World

America's Predictable Betrayal of the Iran Deal

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America's withdrawal from the "Iran deal" doesn't prove that Iran is a threat to world peace and stability - instead… More
Politics Middle East - Iran

OSCE’S Minsk Group: Often Flippant Agenda and New American Co-Chair

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The OSCE Minsk Group has a new American co-chair. Andrew Schofer will serve as the OSCE Minsk Group’s new US… More
Politics USA in the World

Politics

Any chances for Mohammed bin Salman to retain power?

Saudi-Deputy-Crown-Prince-e1459544643611The state visit of the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to Russia on October 4-8, 2017 had a profoundly symbolic meaning. Its importance goes beyond the scope of the economic and investment agreements signed…

Middle East - Saudi Arabia

How Decertifying Iran Deal is Trump’s Stupidest Decision?

53432423423Although there is a long list of decisions where the US president Trump can be said to have acted rather whimsically, his decision to decertify the hard-earned Iran nuke deal certainly stands out as the stupidest decision he has…

Middle East - Iran

Moon Jae-in’s Great Purge. Episode 4: Struggle against Park Geun-hye’s Legacy

4523424234In reviewing the action plan of the new South Korean president to enhance his position in office and create some space for a new team, we should not fail to also look at the policy of the new government focusing on the measures…

Eastern Asia - South Korea

EU Joins Political Games in Asia-Pacific Region

4523123123One of the first signals of the desire of the Europeans to join the political games in South-East Asia (the key sub-region of the Asia-Pacific Region) was the speech by former French Minister of Defence Jean-Yves Le Drian at…

Europe

Blacklist, Monsters Among US

H453534Hundreds of thousands travel freely among us, some even live as our neighbors, teach in our schools, borrow from our banks. They are war criminals, they have murdered, raped, run narcotics, been involved in arms and sex trafficking…

USA in the World

Moon Jae-in’s Great Purge. Episode 3: “the RK Army Reform”

452312311On August 28, 2017, against the backdrop of the “provocations of the DPRK”, the President of the RK Moon Jae-in made a statement on the importance of reforming the country’s defense system, and instructed the military…

Eastern Asia - South Korea

Middle East: Prospects of New War Forges New Alliance

3ipj30Slowly but surely, momentum for new wars in the Middle East is being built. While the US-Iran nuke deal seems almost finished, awaiting only a formal pronouncement, it is not Iran and the US who will fight this war between…

Middle East

Economics

A Greek Recovery That Cannot Come in This Climate of Chaos

4531231231Here in Greece the people on the street are fed up with politicians, all of them. A land with as much potential for growth as any, is hard pressed to maintain its dignity, culture, and sense of worth. And waiting in the wings, the same sharks that bit into Greece before…

Europe

The Transforming China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

CPECIn May, 2017 the Prime Minister of India refused to participate in the founding meeting in Beijing of the ambitious Belt-Road Initiative (BRI), the network of high-speed rail and deep water port linkages across the Eurasia land mass…

Southern Asia - Pakistan

India in Search of Alternatives to OBOR

453342342As is well known, India is the main competitor of China in Asia. This has recently been most evident in the way India has related to the Chinese One Belt and One Road Initiative. Realizing the importance of international transport corridors…

Southern Asia - India

Even After Sanctions, North Korea has a Lot to Cheer About

5674523234Politics of sanctions is not known to have been an effective source of bringing about political change. This is particularly evident from the way Iran has thwarted the US and EU sanctions in the last decade or so, and this is even…

Eastern Asia - North Korea

EU is About to Put an End to China's Carefree Shopping Spree

4524234234In late August, German Federal Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy, Brigitte Zypries issued an official letter to the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in which she…

Eastern Asia - China

Russia’s Interesting New Oil Geopolitics

7454835435Since the 1928 Red Line Agreement between British and French and American oil majors to divide the oil riches of the post-World War I Middle East, petroleum or more precisely, control of petroleum has constituted the thin-red-line of modern geopolitics. During the Soviet time Russian…

Russia in the World

Gold Oil Dollars Russia and China

45232342342The 1944 Bretton Woods international monetary system as it has developed to the present is become, honestly said, the greatest hindrance to world peace and prosperity. Now China, increasingly backed by Russia—the two great…

USA in the World

Society

The Greatest Indonesian Painter and ‘Praying to the Pig’

6444Djokopekik (who uses only one name, as is common in Java) could easily be described as the greatest living Indonesian painter. He is something of an anomaly in his country, where vulgar pop art, pop music and almost absolute…

Southeast Asia

How the West is Trying to Recreate Myanmar's Crisis in Thailand

nomasjid.hed_Media platforms either directly funded by the United States government or by their political proxies in Thailand, including US-funded Prachatai and Khao Sod English, have…

Southeast Asia - Thailand

Catalan Independence: Out of Madrid's Frying Pan, Into the NATO Fire?

45323141234Media on all sides surrounding the recent Catalan referendum for independence from Spain focused on Madrid’s security crackdown on voters. However, what is not being mentioned about Catalonia’s ongoing bid to achieve…

Europe

Tricks and Trades of the Matrix - Western Private Education in Georgia “not-as-billed”

4523213123There is no such thing as a neutral education system. It either teaches people to buy into the existing status quo and support it, or gives them problem-solving skills in order for them to change it. This is why foreign…

Caucasus - Georgia

Spain, Germany and Beyond

56435324322017 minus 1936 = 81, an untidy number, not even a prime number. 1936 marked the start of the Spanish Civil War that resulted in a long hiatus for the Spanish left, as well as the failure of Weimar Germany’s socialists to prevent Hitler from remilitarizing…

Europe

52 Years After Fascist Genocide, Indonesians Scared of “Communist Ghosts”

77342342It was once again a hot, muggy day in Jakarta. The air was full of pollutants, epic traffic jams blocking entire center of the city. Biasa, as locals would say, or in a lax translation, ‘business as usual’. It is September…

Southeast Asia

“New Energy Vehicles”: Can China Break Big Oil’s Global Order?

564523423In the antebellum south of the United States, the planation owning slaveholders kept their power because of an economic order summed up by the slogan “Cotton is King.” In today’s international order, a small clique of western monopolists…

Eastern Asia - China

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