Iran at the Center of the Eurasian Riddle
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Iran at the Center of the Eurasian Riddle

With the dogs of war on full alert, something extraordinary happened at the 19th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) late last week in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Virtually unknown across the West, the SCO is the foremost Eurasian political, economic and security alliance. It’s not a Eurasian NATO. It’s not planning any humanitarian imperialist adventures….

The Gulf Is Facing a Small-Scale War Scenario: No Obvious Solution
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The Gulf Is Facing a Small-Scale War Scenario: No Obvious Solution

The attacks taking place in the Gulf and its waters against harbours, energy supply pipelines and oil tankers have assumed the proportions of a small scale war; however a wider war will happen only if Iran or the USA make future mistakes or incite new frictions. A suspicious move or misinterpretation of events could lead to a broader…

India’s Stepping Up the Pace of the South Asian Space Race
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India’s Stepping Up the Pace of the South Asian Space Race

Whether it’s through its recent anti-satellite missile test, its newly created de-facto “Space Force”, or its plans to build a space station around 2030, India’s stepping up the pace of the South Asian space race and greatly destabilizing the region in the process, though inadvertently shaping the strategic conditions for Russia and Pakistan to further…

Poland Just Became America’s Most Important NATO Ally
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Poland Just Became America’s Most Important NATO Ally

The US’ decision to dispatch 1,000 additional “rotational” troops and even a squadron of surveillance drones to Poland makes the Central European country its most important NATO ally because of the threat that this poses to Russian strategic interests in Kaliningrad, Belarus, Crimea, and Eastern Ukraine, which in turn revives the historical rivalry between these…

US will Not ‘Stumble into War’ with Iran by Mistake. If It Happens, It will be By Design
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US will Not ‘Stumble into War’ with Iran by Mistake. If It Happens, It will be By Design

There are men in Washington intent on going to war with Iran – and very few people doubt this fact. Why then, does the media keep warning us that conflict could break out “accidentally”? The US does not go to war by mistake. However, for every irredeemable neocon who believes this sketchy story, there appear…