Deciphering Ukraine’s Destabilizing “Deep State” Dynamics

Deciphering Ukraine’s Destabilizing “Deep State” Dynamics

The Ukrainian regime’s stability is being tested like never before because its “deep state” dynamics haven’t ever been this dangerous nor destabilizing. Anti-Zelensky elements are arguably colluding with one of the US’ “deep state” factions (though it presently remains unclear which one), his secret police are split into at least two fiercely competing factions, and…

Egyptian Economic Crisis has Hit Syrian-Owned Businesses

Egyptian Economic Crisis has Hit Syrian-Owned Businesses

Syrians in Egypt face financial hardship and even violence as the suffering Egyptians lose patience. When the U.S.-NATO attack on Syria for regime change began in 2011, many Syrians began to leave the country for safer areas. After the Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi won in a U.S. manipulated election, many Syrians who were followers…

Iran and Saudi Arabia – Rivalry or Partnership?

Iran and Saudi Arabia – Rivalry or Partnership?

Iran and Saudi Arabia stand out among many Middle Eastern states in terms of their status, historical content, natural resources, and scale. The regional security of the Middle East is also affected by the state of relations between Tehran and Riyadh, because each of them represents one of the Islamic world’s currents (Shiism and Sunnism),…

The Relentless Punishment of Critics of Israel

The Relentless Punishment of Critics of Israel

There were a couple of interesting articles that have appeared in the past several weeks that illustrate inter alia how the Israel Lobby operates when anyone dares to challenge America’s wag-the-dog relationship with the Jewish state. To be sure, the labels “antisemite” and “holocaust denier” are flung about with wild abandon as a first step,…

“Chinese Aggression” Sure Looks An Awful Lot Like US Aggression

“Chinese Aggression” Sure Looks An Awful Lot Like US Aggression

Listen to a reading of this article: ❖ Punchbowl News reports that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is planning a trip to Taiwan, which will be yet another incendiary provocation against Beijing if it occurs. The previous House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, sparked a significant escalation in hostilities with her visit last year, the consequences of which are…