Day: January 16, 2020

The Not-So-Great ‘Great Game’

The Not-So-Great ‘Great Game’

January 16, 2020 Opinion
The romance of ‘The Great Game” lingers. Abandoned as a pointless draw a century ago, its power to evoke stirring images endures. The fabled lands of Central Asia long have been the stuff of dreams — …
NATO Flounders in the Middle East

NATO Flounders in the Middle East

January 16, 2020 Opinion
Never reluctant to poke its nose into regions where it has no commitments or relevance, the Nato military alliance is stumbling round in Iraq, the crucible of Middle Eastern disruption. Following the …
The West Is Run by Barbarians

The West Is Run by Barbarians

January 16, 2020 Opinion
How much longer are we accepting the tyrannical dictate of the American rulers? It gets worse by the day – and it looks like the western world’s “leaders” (sic – so sic!) are caving in ever more to th…
The Iranian Aftermath

The Iranian Aftermath

January 16, 2020 Opinion
Trump was panting heavily, like Darth Vader on the Death Star. The mike was too close to his mouth. His laboured speech and strange look did not match the comforting words as he spoke to the American …