US President Donald Trump, center, is seen with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and US National Security Advisor John Bolton as he talks to the press at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Brussels on July 12. Photo: AFP/ Brendan Smialowski

Trump, NATO and ‘Russian Aggression’

Hysteria is at fever pitch. After the NATO summit in Brussels, the definitive Decline of the West has been declared a done deal as President Trump gets ready to meet President Putin in Helsinki. It was Trump himself who stipulated that he wants to talk to Putin behind closed doors, face-to-face, without any aides and, …

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Activists inflate a giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump during a demonstration against Trump's visit to the UK in Parliament Square in London on 13 July 2018 (AFP)

When Will the Saudis Learn That Trump Is Toxic?

If the penny, or cent, has not dropped by now, it never will: Donald Trump presents a greater danger to his allies than he does to his foes. He imperils America as a world power. In 48 action-packaged hours, he has threatened to pull out of Nato (telling the organisation's leaders that if they did …

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The Globalist Elite Fears Peace, Wants War

The announced meeting between Trump and Putin has already produced a good result by revealing the hypocrisy of the media and politicians. The meeting has been branded as the greatest danger to humanity, according to the Western globalist elite, because of the danger that "peace could break out between Russia and the United States". Sometimes reality …

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China’s Military Interests Along the Silk Road Stretch from Sea to Shining Sea

Leaked Chinese military documents purport that the People’s Liberation Army will seek to expand its presence across the world in order to defend its Silk Road interests. The Japan Times was the first outlet to report on the plans that putatively circulated in Chinese circles back in February and which implored the state to concentrate …

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Trump Marches Onward and Downward

Introduction Journalists, academics, pundits and experts have ignored the complexity of President Trump’s impact on the state of the US Empire. To properly assess the geopolitical configuration of power, we will consider the military, economic, political and diplomatic advances and setbacks of the Trump regime in Latin America, the European Union and Asia (including the …

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Iran’s Basij: The Reason Why Land or Civil War Inside Iran Is Impossible

Allow me to give a summary of my conversations with well-meaning Westerners since at least 9/11. Everyone: “Ramin, I’m so worried about Iran! I expect US troops to land in Tehran every time I turn on the news!” Me: “The Basij.” Everyone: “Ramin, the US invaded Afghanistan and Iraq – Iran is obviously next!” Me: …

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Israeli Cyber-Election Meddling Is Its Newest Industry

Those US and British politicians who are bashing Russia for foreign “election meddling” could use a more honest set of talking points. It is Israel, not Russia, China, or North Korea, that hosts a blossoming industry of cyber-election meddlers who operate from corporate offices in Tel Aviv, Cyprus, London, Washington, and Tortola. Most, if not …

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