Russia’s Asian Pivot: The Vladivostok-Chennai Maritime Corridor
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Russia’s Asian Pivot: The Vladivostok-Chennai Maritime Corridor

Credible reports have been circulating that this year’s Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok will see the formalization of the Vladivostok-Chennai Maritime Corridor between the Russian Far East and India, which would be the key to comprehensively diversifying Russia’s “Pivot to Asia” and “balancing” China. “Rusi-Hindi Bhai Bhai” (“Russians and Indians are brothers”), the Soviet-era slogan…

As China Settles in for a Long Trade War, Economic Pressure on Trump Continues to Grow
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As China Settles in for a Long Trade War, Economic Pressure on Trump Continues to Grow

The trade war between the United States and China is increasingly weighing on the global economy, but unfortunately it does not appear that it will end any time soon. Many pundits in the U.S. originally believed that the trade war would be short because the economic pain would be too much for the Chinese to…

Both Israel and Hezbollah Imagined a Horrid Black Hole and Stopped…
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Both Israel and Hezbollah Imagined a Horrid Black Hole and Stopped…

There are rare moments in history, when even the most determined enemies can suddenly recognize the futility of battle. Sometimes, just for a moment or two. Sometimes, for longer. Such moments of sanity may save thousands, even millions human lives. And, such moments are not expressions of weakness or cowardice; on the contrary; they are…

Will France, UK, US Ever Pay for What They Have Done to Yemen?
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Will France, UK, US Ever Pay for What They Have Done to Yemen?

A recent UN Human Rights Council report has exposed the US, UK, and France’s role in the destruction of Yemen, prompting conversations about the accountability of those responsible for the carnage. Renowned activist, press freedom advocate, and Nobel Laureate Tawakul Karman once told the Yemen Times that “a day will come when all human rights…