Daily Archive: May 10, 2018

New Delhi Hobnobs with Neocons to Disrupt the New Silk Road in Europe

The recent joint event between the infamous Heritage Foundation neocon think tank and its prestigious Indian partner from the Observer Research Foundation saw New Delhi’s representatives slamming China’s Silk Road role in Europe in an attempt to advance three strategic objectives. The Heritage Foundation, perhaps the US’ most well-known neoconservative think tank, co-hosted an event last week with India’s elite...

On the Eastern Front Poroshenko Loads Up

After being shipped a phalanx of advanced Javelin anti-tank missiles, Ukraine’s oligarch-dictator Petro Poroshenko wasted no time preparing for an offensive against pro-Russian fighters in the Donbass region. Hours after the announcement the U.S. weapons had reached Ukraine, think tanks and analysts began mulling over Poroshenko’s redux military mission against separatists. On April 30, 2018, the same day the U.S....

Pompeo Rocks the Middle East: Lessons from a Former CIA Officer for the Secretary of State

Former Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo has recently completed his first trip to the Middle East as U.S. Secretary of State. Perhaps not surprisingly as President Donald Trump appears prepared to decertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) limiting Iran’s nuclear program creating a possible casus belli, much of what Pompeo said was focused on what was alleged...

Only Russia Can De-Escalate the Proxy War Between the West and Iran in Syria

Some explosions shook Syrian Arab Army positions in Aleppo and Hama provinces early Monday morning in what was widely reported to have either been an American, Israeli, or other Western allied strike on alleged Iranian military positions in the country that supposedly killed a few dozen people. It’s unclear exactly what took place because Israel won’t comment on its participation...