On the Brink with Russia in Syria Again, 5 Years Later
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On the Brink with Russia in Syria Again, 5 Years Later

The New York Times, on September 11, 2013, accommodated Russian President Vladimir V. Putin’s desire “to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders” about “recent events surrounding Syria.” Putin’s op-ed in the Times appeared under the title: “A Plea for Caution From Russia.” In it, he warned that a military “strike by…

Tensions Continue Rising Between Russia and the U.S. in Syria
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Tensions Continue Rising Between Russia and the U.S. in Syria

Tensions between the U.S. and Russia are heating up in Syria. Russia is now accusing the U.S. of using phosphorus bombs, a claim the Pentagon has denied, while the U.S. is planning for potential conflict with Russia in Syria on the ground in Al-Tanf (a key U.S. outpost base). Russia’s military accused two U.S. F-15 fighter jets of…

Western Media’s Provocation Against CPEC Represents a New Phase in the Infowar Against Sino-Pak Relations
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Western Media’s Provocation Against CPEC Represents a New Phase in the Infowar Against Sino-Pak Relations

A scandalous article recently published in the London based Financial Times called “Pakistan rethinks its role in Xi’s Belt and Road plan“, insinuated that Pakistan is about to cancel important bilateral projects related to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under the new PTI led government of Imran Khan. The report was based on statements from…

Beyond Orwellian: Myth of UK’s ‘Non-Intervention’ in Syria
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Beyond Orwellian: Myth of UK’s ‘Non-Intervention’ in Syria

A new House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee Report calls on the UK government to launch an inquiry into its ‘non-intervention’ in Syria. This is gaslighting on a massive scale, because there’s been intervention aplenty. What do you understand by the term ‘non-intervention‘? Not intervening in something, I presume? It’s clear that the Foreign Affairs…

Greater Eurasia Coming Together in the Russian Far East
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Greater Eurasia Coming Together in the Russian Far East

Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin were involved in a joint cooking venture. Pancakes with caviar (blin, in Russian), chased down with a shot of vodka. It just happened at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok. Talk about a graphic (and edible) metaphor sealing the ever-evolving ‘Russia-China comprehensive strategic partnership’. For a few years now the Vladivostok…

New Alliance Emerges in Eastern Mediterranean to Reshape Regional Security Landscape
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New Alliance Emerges in Eastern Mediterranean to Reshape Regional Security Landscape

The military-political landscape in Europe and the Mediterranean is changing. NATO is not as unified as it once was, and Turkey’s membership has become more of a formality than a real thing. A pro-US group consisting of Great Britain, Poland, and the Baltic States has emerged as part of a North Atlantic Alliance that is…