File photo: Russia's President Vladimir Putin interacts with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan © Damir Sagolj / Reuters

For Allies & Foes Alike, All Roads Lead to Moscow as Mideast’s Main Player

In the same week that the United States sent thousands of additional troops to Kuwait for deployment in Iraq and Syria, Russia was busy pursuing a heavy-duty diplomatic deployment. The contrast speaks of a paradigm-shift in geopolitics. Russia has become the main player in the future of the vital Middle East region, where the US …

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Putin Bored by Netanyahu’s Bible Stories, Invites Israeli PM to Join Real World

It seems that we missed a crucial exchange from yesterday's Sore Loser Summit in Moscow Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to Moscow on Thursday to complain to Putin about big, bad Iran and how tragic it is that Tehran destroyed legions of "moderate" rebels and ISIS fanatics in Syria. Here's Netanyahu, tissue in hand, …

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Syria, Yemen, Iraq,..: Greater US Aggression Under Trump Coming?

Nearly straight away in office, Trump proved he’s the latest in a long line of US warrior presidents. He’s continuing naked aggression in multiple theaters, upping the stakes in Syria and Yemen, increasing numbers of US combat troops in both countries, perhaps more headed for Iraq. At the urging of CENTCOM chief General Joseph Votel, …

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How Come the CIA is World’s Hackfest Central Now

Once Wikileaks released thousands of documents uncovering the extensive scope of the US CIA’s hacking, including a wide range of programs and backdoors that allow the wiretapping of smartphones, personal computers and even smart TVs, the whole world has once again had the chance to learn that it’s not the mysterious “Russian hackers” that pose the …

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Pakistani Naval Fleet Docks at Southern Iranian Port

Two Pakistani warships berthed at Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday for an official visit. The Pakistani mission comprising Navy ships Tippu Sultan and PNS Jurrat was officially received by the Iranian Navy’s officers in Bandar Abbas on Sunday. Speaking at the welcoming ceremony for the Pakistani fleet, Commander of Iran’s First …

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