New Delhi’s Man in Moscow Is Right, Russia and India Are Global Partners
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New Delhi’s Man in Moscow Is Right, Russia and India Are Global Partners

The Indian Ambassador to Russia was right when he said that his host nation increasingly views his homeland as a global player, an observation that’s becoming all the more significant after Moscow has shown that it’s willing to contradict China on key international issues and possibly even “balance” it abroad. The Indian Ambassador to Russia…

Saudi Arabia Acknowledges Defeat in Yemen – Starts to Sue for Peace
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Saudi Arabia Acknowledges Defeat in Yemen – Starts to Sue for Peace

Two weeks ago we wrote that war on Yemen will soon end. The Saudis lost their ally, they lost the war and would have to sue for peace. They are now doing so. But they fighting in Yemen will continue until that country finds a new balance. Today (August 29, 2019) the United Arab Emirates airforce bombed the Yemeni…

Queen Elizabeth and Boris Johnson Doom the Windsors to the Fate of the Hapsburgs
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Queen Elizabeth and Boris Johnson Doom the Windsors to the Fate of the Hapsburgs

A proud imperial dynasty dominated an entire continent for half a millennium. Even when forced out of its global role, it remained a huge core kingdom in Europe. Its capital city became mythical for its vibrant culture, unparalleled theater and extraordinary music that entranced the world. In sharp contrast to its imperial past, it gloried…

Goodbye Communism, Hello Turbo-Capitalism & Regime Change Wars: Unfulfilled Hopes of 1989
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Goodbye Communism, Hello Turbo-Capitalism & Regime Change Wars: Unfulfilled Hopes of 1989

The summer/autumn of 1989 was a period of great change in Europe, leading to the end of communism and the fall of the Berlin Wall. But have all the changes been positive – for the east and west? Someone wrote recently that there needs to be more focus on post-war West Germany and its many…

G7 – The Cost of Uselessness
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G7 – The Cost of Uselessness

The G7 Summit is an obsolete, useless talking shop, as Finnian Cunningham so adroitly says. RT calls it The Unbearable Pointlessness of G7. Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK, and the United States constitute the G7 gang. It should strike any logical thinker as extremely odd that the world’s largest economy (by purchasing parity-based GDP),…