The Indian Crossroads: Will Modi Choose Putin or Trump?

India just imposed reciprocal tariffs against the US in response to the ones that Trump just applied against steel and aluminum imports. According to a filing that the Indian government made to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the tariffs on almonds, apples, certain motorcycles, and walnuts are intended to compensate for the estimated $240 million …

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The Eagle, The Dragon, and The Bear

Does Trump recognize the limits of US power? Trump’s new world order comes straight from The Godfather. There are three global powers: the US, Russia, and China. None of these powers can militarily defeat either of the other two, and even an alliance among two of them would have trouble defeating the third. Like Don …

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A Syrian army tank advances in the southern outskirts of Damascus on 10 May 2018 (AFP)

Will the South Be Syria’s Next Battlefield?

Syria’s army has recently built up its presence in the south, calling on the remaining rebels there to surrender or face a new assault. While some may accept reconciliation, the majority have already declined, and Syria’s previously quiet southern front will likely be awoken imminently. Few give the rebels much chance. The grim tactic of …

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The “Disembarkation Centers” Are a Distraction – The EU Can’t Enforce Anything

The news that the EU is considering setting up so-called “disembarkation centers” in nearby non-member states is a distraction meant to appease an angry public, though no plan has been released thus far pertaining to the enforcement measures that would need to be implemented in order to make them more than a “band-aid solution” to …

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Is Gene Editing the New Name for Eugenics?

A major new technology known as Gene Editing has gained significant attention in recent months. Its advocates claim it will revolutionize everything from agriculture production to disease treatment. None other than Bill Gates has just come out in an article in the US foreign policy magazine Foreign Affairs in praise of the promise of gene …

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‘Orthodox Judaism Is a Religion of Lying and Deceit’ – The Saker Interviews Michael Hoffman

Introduction by the Saker: I have always had a passion for theology in general and the studies of religions in general. Several years ago I discovered, quite by chance, a book written by Michael A. Hoffman II entitled Judaism’s Strange Gods which I found most interesting and thought provoking. Reading that book, I felt that …

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