The US Doesn’t Want to be the “World’s Policeman”, But Its “Marshal”

Trump drew the mockery of many when he said that the US doesn’t want to be the “world’s policeman”, but what people don’t realize is that cops handle small-time activities such as what in this context would be “peacekeeping”, while what the President actually has in mind is a much grander mission of Great Power …

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Why is Netanyahu so Obsessed with Iran?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu put on a dramatic performance this week, revealing what he alleged was "Iran’s secret nuclear archive". He did so with a theatrical flourish, ripping down a black curtain concealing the supposed 55,000 files bound in binders on shelves, along with the shiny cases of 183 CDs containing another 55,000 files …

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Is There Any Rhyme or Reason Behind Washington’s Never-ending Warfare?

While Trump along a number of US-satellite states chose to put their battle readiness on display in Syria, terrorizing the world with the promise of yet another armed intervention, there’s all sorts of analysts to be found that share basically the same exact position on this matter, demanding what is the reason for America’s ongoing …

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Impact and Effects of April 30 Strikes Against Syria: Winds of War Blowing Strong

On April 30, powerful missile strikes were delivered against Syria’s military sites in the provinces of Hama and Aleppo. There were casualties, mainly among pro-Iranian forces and Iranian personnel. Nobody took responsibility but it is widely believed that the operation was conducted by Israel’s Air Force. Israeli officials made no comments but Intelligence Minister Israel Katz said …

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African Issues: What Is Going On In Algeria, Libya, Sudan

Events in Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen and Saudi Arabia’s confrontation with Iran are by no means exhausted in what is happening presently in the Middle East. The situation, observed in the Maghreb and the Horn of Africa, are no less important for understanding the situation in the region. The present article, based on materials from A. …

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The Korean Agreement: A New Beginning or Will History Repeat Itself

The joint declaration by the leaders of North and South Korea on 27 April 2018 has rightly been applauded as a significant breakthrough in the relationship between the two parts of the Korean peninsula that have been in varying states of tension since the armistice that marked the cessation of hostilities in the 1950-1953 Korean …

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Armenian Anarchy Is Only Good for America

Thousands of people protested in the capital of Yerevan, some of them rather violently, to oppose former President Serzh Sargsyan’s appointment as Prime Minister following the implementation of the 2015 constitutional reforms that make the premier the most powerful person in the country. Some people considered this to be a bid by the long-time politician …

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