The Indo-Pacific Command Is All About “Containing” China Through India
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The Indo-Pacific Command Is All About “Containing” China Through India

The US military rechristened its Pacific Command to the Indo-Pacific Command as a means of strongly signaling its growing interest in India and its eponymous ocean. The importance of this development shouldn’t be underestimated because it sets the strategic basis for the US’ 21st-century policy of “containing China”. The People’s Republic depends just as much…

Russia and “Israel”: When the “Cover-Up” Is Worse Than the “Crime”
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Russia and “Israel”: When the “Cover-Up” Is Worse Than the “Crime”

The attempt by a high-ranking and very well-respected Russian diplomat to casually dismiss the claims that his country is in a strategic alliance with “Israel” risks backfiring after an influential journalist at a popular Alt-Media platform assumed that he was speaking in an official capacity, which saw the writer selectively amplify certain remarks that paradoxically…

The Arab World and the Struggle Against Austerity
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The Arab World and the Struggle Against Austerity

For five days, Jordanians took to the streets to protests measures by the government to increase taxes. Demonstrators also demanded access and improvements to city services, the lack of which compounds the high rate of unemployment to which Jordan’s population is subjected. In the largest protests the country has seen since 2011, Jordanians unseated prime…