Daily Archive: September 10, 2018

Russia and Iran Versus Turkey: Strange Bedfellows on Syria

Vladimir Putin, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and Turkish despot Recep Yayyip Erdogan met in Tehran on Syria. They agreed to disagree despite pretending otherwise in their communique following talks. Discussion mainly focused on the upcoming offensive to liberate the Idlib province from countless thousands of US-supported terrorists, estimated at more than 50,000. Putin and Rouhani want them eliminated. Erdogan supports...

Chinese Influence Ops in the US Are Blowback from Decades of CIA Ops Elsewhere

The United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission alleged that Beijing is running a massive influence operation inside of America’s institutions. The recently released report raises the alarm about what its authors claim are China’s clandestine efforts “to outsource its messaging in part because it believes foreigners are more likely to accept propaganda if it appears to come from non-Chinese...

Germany’s New Foreign Policy Towards the US will Take Time to Yield Results

Germany is preparing to roll out its new foreign policy towards the US. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas announced that his country will unveil Berlin’s new approach shortly but said that it would be “balanced” and seek to “strengthen the autonomy and sovereignty of Europe in trade, economic and financial policies” out of concern that the Trump Administration’s sanctions policies are endangering the...