Daily Archive: August 30, 2017

Stop Comparing the Taliban to Daesh – They’re Totally Different

The only thing that the two groups have in common is a Salafist (“Islamist”) ideology, but apart from that, any other comparison is superficial and ignores the many differences between them. Trump’s “new Afghan strategy” was really a formalization of the ongoing Hybrid War on CPEC, which at this stage seeks to drive the Taliban (banned in Russia) out of the Afghan-Pakistani border and replace...

‘Overwhelming Force’: South Korea Conducts Bombing Drill in Response to Pyongyang’s Missile Test

Demonstrating its “overwhelming” military force to North Korea, South Korea conducted bombing drills just hours after Pyongyang launched what appeared to be an intermediate range ballistic missile that reportedly fell in Japanese waters. The show of force, ordered by South Korean president Moon Jae-in, involved four F15K fighter jets dropping MK84 multipurpose bombs on a shooting range near the inter-Korean...

Venezuela, Afghanistan and North Korea: 3 Conflicts Which Represent the US vs. China and Russia

In spite of the rapidity or protracted nature of US decline, Russia and China, in speaking in a single voice, have lead to the US being isolated in the elite club of the three superpowers. While some pundits continue to downplay the increasingly strong partnership between Russia and China, the reality is that as Russia’s economy continues to grow and...

Netanyahu Now Intends to Assassinate Assad; Will U.S. Allow It?

On the basis of reports in Jerusalem Post, Wall Street Journal, and other sources, the Zero Hedge news site not only documents and headlines on August 29th, “Israel Threatens To Bomb Assad’s Presidential Palace”, but makes clear that Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu personally informed Russian President Vladimir Putin of this intention during his meeting with Putin in Sochi on...