Averting the US-Russia Warpath
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Averting the US-Russia Warpath

For nearly twenty years following the end of the Cold War, military confrontation between the United States and the Russian Federation seemed implausible. Even during periods of tension, as during the Kosovo crisis in the late 1990s, few believed that disagreement between Washington and Moscow could lead to a serious crisis, no less war. Before…

Britain Officially Prepares Now for War Against Russia
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Britain Officially Prepares Now for War Against Russia

On Wednesday, February 21st, the UK’s Minister of Defence, Conservative Gavin Williamson, announced that the United Kingdom is changing its fundamental defence strategy from one that’s targeted against non-state terrorists (Al Qaeda, etc.), to one that’s targeted instead against three countries: Russia, China, and North Korea. He acknowledged that a massive increase in military spending…

Brokering a Peace Process for Kashmir could be Iran’s Greatest International Achievement
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Brokering a Peace Process for Kashmir could be Iran’s Greatest International Achievement

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has recently completed an extended visit to India which has been hailed as a success by both sides. Indeed, for both sides, the visit was a balancing act that could have been thrown into disarray by even one less than fully sanitised remark. On the one hand, some supporters of the…

Russia in Lebanon: “Anti-Zionist” Agenda or “Pro-Israeli” Pivot?
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Russia in Lebanon: “Anti-Zionist” Agenda or “Pro-Israeli” Pivot?

According to various sources, Lebanon has agreed to give the Russian Armed Forces basing and transit rights as well as allow Moscow to develop offshore energy reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean in a move that’s being heralded as a game-changing pivot by some analysts in the Alt-Media Community. The popular narrative that they’re disseminating is…

Drones and Jets: Israel Bombed Syrian and Iranian Targets in Syria
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Drones and Jets: Israel Bombed Syrian and Iranian Targets in Syria

“Iran brazenly violated Israel’s sovereignty,” stated Netanyahu on 10 February. “They dispatched an Iranian drone from Syrian territory into Israel.” In response to this alleged reconnaissance drone, which the Israeli military characterized as a “serious Iranian attack on Israeli territory,” Israel promptly bombed twelve Syrian and Iranian targets in Syria. A vagueness persists about the alleged drone. Iran stated the claim was “baseless”…