Day: January 9, 2020

A New Great Mediterranean Game

A New Great Mediterranean Game

January 9, 2020
In the apparent absence of major strategic thinking in America and Europe about the future of the Mediterranean, the sea has become once again the stage of a Great geopolitical Game between big and sm…
The Mafia Would Have Been Proud

The Mafia Would Have Been Proud

January 9, 2020
The US drone strike at Baghdad airport that killed Iran’s top commander, Gen. Qassem Soleimani, and a senior leader of Iraq’s Shia militia, has set the Mideast on fire. The Trump administration, which…
Trump Threatens Afghan Armageddon

Trump Threatens Afghan Armageddon

January 9, 2020
On February 4, 2002, a Predator drone circled over Afghanistan’s Paktia province, near the city of Khost. Below was al-Qaeda’s founder Osama bin Laden -- or at least someone in the CIA thought so -- a…
The Year of Manufactured Hysteria

The Year of Manufactured Hysteria

January 9, 2020
Well, it looks like we’ve somehow managed to survive another year of diabolical Putin-Nazi attacks on democracy. It was touch-and-go there for a while, especially coming down the home stretch, what wi…