Backstage at the Trump vs. Deep State Cage Match
Opinion

Backstage at the Trump vs. Deep State Cage Match

The real story behind The Fall of Michael Flynn has been confirmed by a highly informed US insider, who has previously detailed how the Trump presidency’s foreign policy will unfold. According to the insider, which I named “X”, “Flynn was removed because he was agitating for a strike against Iran which would have had disastrous consequences. That would…

Af-Pak: The Next Theater for Middle Eastern War Expansion
Opinion

Af-Pak: The Next Theater for Middle Eastern War Expansion

It is true that US-Pakistan relations deteriorated after 2011. The Lad­en, Salala and Raymon­d events were responsible for that. But I ­doubt that the US has finally lost influence in Pakistan’s intelligence services. I think that if the region wants peace back, ­we should let Afghan ­people decide their own political fate. If they like…

Russia, China Block Bid by Western Powers to Impose UN Sanctions on Syria
Diplomacy

Russia, China Block Bid by Western Powers to Impose UN Sanctions on Syria

Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council proposal that would have banned the supply of helicopters to the Syrian government, and blacklisted eleven Syrian military commanders over allegations of toxic gas attacks. The proposed resolution, put forward by Britain, France and the United States, was put to the vote of the international body…