China Tells Trump Not to Allow India to Interfere in Regional Interests
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China Tells Trump Not to Allow India to Interfere in Regional Interests

China has made it clear that any US-Indian cooperation should not threaten China’s position in the region, including and especially in Pakistan. When Donald Trump announced he hoped to work with both India and Pakistan to bring peace to Afghanistan, many eyebrows were raised. Not only are India and Pakistan regional rivals, but they have historically…

It Would be a Wise Move if Iraq Mediates Between Saudi Arabia and Iran
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It Would be a Wise Move if Iraq Mediates Between Saudi Arabia and Iran

Conflicting reports have recently claimed that Saudi Arabia called upon Iraq to mediate between itself and Iran. The Saudi News Agency, however, cited a source a few days after this news emerged who vehemently denied its veracity, but it’s important to nonetheless examine why this scenario is not only believable, but would also be very…

Pig’s Blood Bullets: Trump’s Big Lie About the Philippines and US Massacre of Moro Muslims
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Pig’s Blood Bullets: Trump’s Big Lie About the Philippines and US Massacre of Moro Muslims

I don’t know what the people of Barcelona think about Trump’s demented and repulsive tale of bullets and pig’s blood – but I know what Mark Twain would have said. He was the finest American political writer of his time – perhaps of all time – and he wrote with bitterness, sarcasm and disgust about the US…

The Illusion of US Invincibility
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The Illusion of US Invincibility

An uneasy armistice with North Korea, defeat in Vietnam, post-war violence and chaos in Libya, unacknowledged defeat in Afghanistan, heading for defeat in Syria. America’s vaunted military knows how to wage wars of aggression, not win them – including time and again failing to win peace, mass slaughter, destruction and chaos its legacy everywhere its…