Dead on Arrival: Dissecting Trump’s Vision for the Future of Palestine
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Dead on Arrival: Dissecting Trump’s Vision for the Future of Palestine

Now that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has revealed the details of the so-called Deal of the Century, the only appropriate response is a bold, well-defined plan which offers a real solution to the ongoing colonization of Palestine. To be viable, the alternative plan will need to include at least three vital elements:…

Chaos in Iraq May Further US Regional Strategy
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Chaos in Iraq May Further US Regional Strategy

The absence of former Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani is beginning to be felt in Iraq. The two meetings that US President Donald Trump had with the leader of Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, and Iraqi President Barham Salih in Switzerland on January 22 on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum are symptomatic of Washington’s…

Pompeo in Kiev: Ukrainians Want to be More Than Friends But Trump’s Team Ain’t Interested
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Pompeo in Kiev: Ukrainians Want to be More Than Friends But Trump’s Team Ain’t Interested

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Friday visit to Ukraine was so uncomfortable he may as well have arrived in Kiev to the tune of Bob Dylan’s ‘Positively 4th Street’. You’ve got a lotta nerve to say you are my friend/ When I was down you just stood there grinning/ You got a lotta nerve…

Coronavirus – China Fights Determinately, While Others Smear!
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Coronavirus – China Fights Determinately, While Others Smear!

China has been hit by coronavirus as if by a brick over the head; heavily and mercilessly. Instead of help, Beijing has received criticism, even verbal attacks. In spite of doing tremendous job fighting the epidemy, China is getting almost no tributes for its performance. Now Bangkok, Jakarta and other regional capital are in panic….

On the Decline in US Strategic Thinking and the Creation of False Stereotypes
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On the Decline in US Strategic Thinking and the Creation of False Stereotypes

In early January 2020, the RAND Corporation published its latest research report on Russia entitled “Russia’s Hostile Measures. Combating Russian Gray Zone Aggression Against NATO in the Contact, Blunt, and Surge Layers of Competition”. The report is made up of four chapters: 1. Russian hostile measures in every context; 2. The evolution and limits of…