Russian-American Relations: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way
Opinion

Russian-American Relations: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way

The highly anticipated Putin-Biden Summit resulted in very few tangible outcomes, but obsessing over that fact misses the most important point, which is that their leaders confirmed that there’s a mutual will to improve their relations. Presidents Putin and Biden went into Wednesday’s summit with the intention of rescuing their bilateral relations from their lowest…

On Nasser’s Fight for Arabic Independence and a Free Palestine
History

On Nasser’s Fight for Arabic Independence and a Free Palestine

Nasser became the catalyst for an Arab Revolution for independence, a revolution that remains yet to be finished, Cynthia Chung writes. In the 1950s the so-called enemy of the West was not only Moscow but the Third World’s emerging nationalists, from Gamal Abdel Nasser in Egypt to Mohammed Mossadegh in Iran. The United States and…

Opus Dei and the Heart of America’s Terror Police State
Opinion

Opus Dei and the Heart of America’s Terror Police State

During the second week of June, 2021, the New York Times published revelations that former Attorney General William Barr had ordered broad surveillance on key members of Congress that were political opponents of disgraced former President Donald Trump. This included wiretapping the minor children of House Intelligence Committee Chairman, Representative Adam Schiff, one of the…

Hot Air Messaging: Iran Floats Reports of Imminent Shanghai Cooperation Organization Membership
Opinion

Hot Air Messaging: Iran Floats Reports of Imminent Shanghai Cooperation Organization Membership

Eager to enhance its negotiating leverage with the United States and Europe, Iran is projecting imminent membership of the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in much the same way it pushed the signing of a much-touted 25-year cooperation agreement with the People’s Republic that has yet to have any real legs. Converting Iran’s SCO observer…