Daily Archive: June 11, 2018

The Expendable Sunnis: Washington Seeks to Reach its Objectives in Syria at the Expense of Arab Monarchies

Syria’s President Bashar Assad has paid a visit to Vladimir Putin in Sochi, with Ministers Lavrov and Shoygu also participating in the meetings. The parties expressed hope foreign forces would be withdrawn from Syria. It’s clear that the US will not leave Syria for as long as Assad or another pro-Russian politician is in power. With that in mind, one...

The Geostrategy That Guides Trump’s Foreign Policies

According to Alastair Crooke, writing at Strategic Culture, on June 5th: “Trump’s US aims for ‘domination’, not through the globalists’ permanent infrastructure of the US defence umbrella, but through the smart leveraging of the US dollar and financial clearing monopoly, by ring-fencing, and holding tight, US technology, and by dominating the energy market, which in turn represents the on/off valve to...

Rwanda Is Poised to Play an Irreplaceable Role in Russia’s “Pivot to Africa”

Lavrov’s visit to Rwanda was an astounding success because he discussed future military deals (including over air-defense systems), nuclear energy prospects, and economic cooperation with his counterpart, but there’s more than meets the eye because some crucial context needs to be mentioned about what brought this unlikely pair of countries together in the first place. Russia has been supporting the...