Why Jihadism Won’t Be Allowed to Die
Opinion

Why Jihadism Won’t Be Allowed to Die

A serious working hypothesis is being discussed for a while now among independent geopolitical analysts. Here it is, in a nutshell. Daesh may be dying – but the world is still encumbered with its walking corpse. Plan B of Daesh’s masters may have been to indoctrinate repeated waves of misguided youth across the EU and “seduce” them into D.I. Y. jihadi terror,…

‘Dramatic Humanitarian Crisis’: UN Chief Visits Gaza, Urges Israel to End Decade-Long Blockade
Middle East

‘Dramatic Humanitarian Crisis’: UN Chief Visits Gaza, Urges Israel to End Decade-Long Blockade

The UN Secretary-General has called on Israel to end its 10-year blockade of Gaza, calling it one of the worst humanitarian crises he’d ever seen. Speaking from Gaza Wednesday, Antonio Guterres says he hasn’t seen a humanitarian crisis like the one in Gaza for years. “Yesterday I was in Ramallah. Today I am in Gaza,…

The US Plan for “Rojava”
Opinion

The US Plan for “Rojava”

The Kurdish-led “Syrian Democratic Forces” recently announced that the US has a strategy for military, economic, and political influence in northern Syria for decades to come. The US of course denied the implication that it was planning to occupy this strategically positioned territory, though one would do well to remember that it already has 10…

China Says It Will Never Allow War or Chaos on Its Doorstep as Tensions Escalate on Korean Peninsula
Politics

China Says It Will Never Allow War or Chaos on Its Doorstep as Tensions Escalate on Korean Peninsula

Beijing has said it will not allow war or chaos on the Korean Peninsula, as two US B-1B bombers conducted a new flight in the area, joined by South Korean and Japanese fighter jets in a show of force amid mounting tensions. The statement was made by defense ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang at a monthly news briefing…