France’s Meltdown, Macron’s Disdain

On November 11th, French President Emmanuel Macron commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I by inviting seventy heads of state to organize a costly, useless, grandiloquent “Forum of Peace” that did not lead to anything. He also invited US President Donald Trump, and then chose to insult him. In a pompous speech, Macron …

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De-Recognition of Kosovo: US Tries to Stem the Tide

The international community is accustomed to the so-called “checkbook diplomacy” that has been used by China and Taiwan to pilfer each other’s diplomatic allies by exchanging diplomatic recognition for generous financial assistance packages. However, this same battle for diplomatic recognition and de-recognition is being played out between Serbia and its breakaway province of Kosovo. The …

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Why’s India Bragging About Allegedly Tracking a Chinese Submarine?

India is sending several messages by bragging about its alleged ability to track one of its “frenemy’s” submarines in the “Indian Ocean”, though the timing of this announcement might inadvertently raise further suspicions in Russia about its South Asian partner’s true long-term strategic intentions. Sputnik reported that Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba just disclosed …

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Uber-Loser Poroshenko Goes “Full Saakashvili”

Petro Poroshenko is in deep trouble. His ratings have been in the single-digit range in spite of a vast propaganda effort, and his latest attempt to create a salvific crisis involving the usual “Russian aggression” has not only failed but appears to be backfiring. It is now becoming abundantly clear that the Ukronazi provocation was …

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Former US President George H.W. Bush interviewed for 'The Presidents' Gatekeepers', October 24, 2011, Texas © Getty Images / David Hume Kennerly

Oil Tycoon, CIA Chief, President: George H.W. Bush was the Epitome of American Empire

The late US President George H.W. Bush, a luminary of America’s most powerful family, was the personification of a nation addicted to oil, obsessed with secrecy and war, and self-assured of its exceptional qualities. When considering the life and times of George Herbert Walker Bush, one is forced to enter into a well-guarded mansion that …

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Assessing Legacy of Late President George H. W. Bush: View from Russia

George H. W. Bush died at the age of 94. A moderate Republican, he had no sympathy whatsoever for the Soviet Union, the country Americans preferred to call simply “Russia” just because it is shorter. After all, he served two terms as a vice president under Ronald Reagan, the chief executive who said “We begin …

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George H. W. Bush: The Man Who Embodied What Putin’s Accused of Being

President Putin’s been accused by the West of being many things, but ironically enough, it’s former President George H. W. Bush who embodied many of them. The passing of former President George H. W. Bush over the weekend prompted a lot of reflection about the influence that he had on America’s role in the immediate …

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The Ins and Outs of Israel’s Pipeline to Europe

Israel announced a major pipeline project from the gas fields off its shore involving four countries, terminating in northern Italy. The EastMed Pipeline could be one of the longest in history as well as one of the most technically difficult to pull off. The deal was announced on World Israel News a few days ago …

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