Turkey’s Libyan Gamble Is A Shrewd Geostrategic Move
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Turkey’s Libyan Gamble Is A Shrewd Geostrategic Move

Turkey’s recent maritime and military deals with the UN-recognized authorities in Libya are shrewd geostrategic moves intended to ensure that Ankara remains the dominant player in the Eastern Mediterranean in the face of a concerted effort by its rivals to undermine its influence with a game-changing pipeline that could set the stage for an anti-Turkish…

America’s Pyramid of Lies
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America’s Pyramid of Lies

American foreign policy, not just toward Russia and China, but the world in general isn’t built on political theory or national interest. There is no manifest destiny or more than lip service for spreading democracy leading the dialog. Whatever artifice may have served for so many years, blinding all but the few, Ezra Pound, Martin…

Does Israel Believe a War with the Axis of the Resistance Will Be Just a Walkover?
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Does Israel Believe a War with the Axis of the Resistance Will Be Just a Walkover?

“There is no alternative to war. One day it will be war on a large scale”. This is what one of the decision-makers within the “Axis of the Resistance” has said with confidence. However, the timing may not be as close as repeatedly advertised by Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu, despite signs to the contrary….

Afghanistan: Graveyard of Empires
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Afghanistan: Graveyard of Empires

“In our country the lie has become not just a moral category but a pillar of the State.”.Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn This week, the venerable Washington Post newspaper revealed a bombshell, 2,000 page, secret Pentagon report detailing the astounding failure of US war strategy in Afghanistan, America’s longest war. Americans have been fed a steady stream of…

The Post-War ‘Consensus’ is Over – ‘Either We Reinvent Bretton Woods, or It Risks Losing Relevance’
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The Post-War ‘Consensus’ is Over – ‘Either We Reinvent Bretton Woods, or It Risks Losing Relevance’

Kevin Baron, editor of Defense One (a leading US defence publication, funded by the defence industry) explains his anxieties about NATO’s future: “NATO’s external threats, and internal leaders’ divisions are not what worries me the most … I expected panelists I spoke with over the past month to raise familiar issues … but I was…