Syrian Army Warns Israel it will Respond After Military Airport Bombed Near Damascus
Middle East

Syrian Army Warns Israel it will Respond After Military Airport Bombed Near Damascus

Syrian state news agency SANA says Israeli jets have bombed the Mezzeh military airport west of Damascus, accusing Tel Aviv of supporting terrorism. The airport was rocked by multiple explosions, with ambulances rushing to the scene. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwHHbFV_Ej4 The Syrian Arab Army has warned that there will be repercussions for Israel for the “flagrant attack” on…

After Tanks the Boots: Thousands of US Troops Touch Ground in Europe on Way to Russian Frontier
Military

After Tanks the Boots: Thousands of US Troops Touch Ground in Europe on Way to Russian Frontier

A US armored brigade (3rd Armored Brigade, 4th Infantry Division) is on the move to Russia’s Baltic border. After its equipment begun arriving in Europe last week so now have its soldiers. The move is so big it will require 37 trains and over one thousand rail cars to transport from Germany to Poland. A…

2017 Forecast: US
Opinion

2017 Forecast: US

Summary The Clintonian Counter-Revolution against Trump will continue, albeit in different forms of varying and uncertain intensity, though one thing is for sure and it’s that there will be “deep state” tension between and within the US’ permanent military, intelligence, and diplomatic bureaucracies. More concretely, however, one can foresee that a slew of problems will…

The Matter is Closed — But Would it be Closed if the Country Involved Wasn’t Israel?
Opinion

The Matter is Closed — But Would it be Closed if the Country Involved Wasn’t Israel?

The Al Jazeera television channel has revealed an Israeli plan to destroy the careers of senior British government figures because they have been critical of Israel. Shai Masot, a senior official in the Israeli embassy in London, was recorded by an Al Jazeera undercover reporter in conversation in a London restaurant with Ms Maria Strizzolo, formerly chief of staff to the…

Pakistani General Invites India to Accede to a Sino-Pakistani Project
Opinion

Pakistani General Invites India to Accede to a Sino-Pakistani Project

On December 21, Commander Southern Command Lt General Amir Riaz invited India to accede to an ambitious project on the establishment of a China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The invitation was extended as part of reconciliatory rhetoric, which Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had adopted some time ago in order to ease the tension building…

Taiwanese President Meets Senior Republicans, Fuelling US-China Tensions
Opinion

Taiwanese President Meets Senior Republicans, Fuelling US-China Tensions

The meetings between Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and senior Republicans in Dallas, Texas last Sunday will only heighten tensions between the United States and China ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as US president next week. Tsai met with Senator Ted Cruz and Texas Governor Greg Abbott during a stop-over on the way to visit several…