The Afghanistan Papers
Opinion

The Afghanistan Papers

Afghanistan is a famous desert for empires, a burial ground which has consumed those in power who thought that extra fortification and trading most might benefit them. It remains a great, and somewhat savage reminder about those who suffer hubris, overconfidence and eagerness in pursuing their agendas. But the country has also served another purpose:…

What the Deal of the Century Tells Us About the World We Live In
Opinion

What the Deal of the Century Tells Us About the World We Live In

The real issue with US President Donald J. Trump’s Deal of the Century Israeli-Palestinian peace plan is not whether it stands a chance of resolving one of the world’s most intractable conflicts. It doesn’t. More important is the fact that Israel will, in violation of international law, be empowered to unilaterally annex occupied territory and…

“Hybrid War” and Its Impacts on Latin America
Opinion

“Hybrid War” and Its Impacts on Latin America

This is the full English-language original version of the interview that Andrew Korybko gave to Argentinian journalist Santiago Mayor, who then published a shortened form of it in the Buenos Aires newspaper “Tiempo Argentino”. *** 1. In your book about the theory of the Hybrid War, you review the different American geopolitical theories throughout history…

Great Land Grab: Two-State Solution or a Two-State Problem?
Opinion

Great Land Grab: Two-State Solution or a Two-State Problem?

Analysis of Donald Trump’s proposed “two-state solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian problem has followed a predictable pattern. Trump supporters have hailed it as a realistic attempt to bring peace to the region. His opponents say it is a means of distracting from his impeachment and helping his ally Benjamin Netanyahu, who is facing multiple corruption charges…