Daily Archive: March 19, 2020

Why Did Iran Spread Fake News About Russia Dispatching Troops to Afghanistan?

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Zaharova furiously slammed the fake news report last week which alleged that Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan Kabulov supposedly said that his country was considering dispatching troops to Afghanistan upon the government’s request, specifically noting that the false statement was attributed to Kabulov by only one internet edition (which just so happened to be Iran’s Mehr News...

Capitalism Is One Virus Away from Existential Disaster, and Only Its Victims’ Money Can Save It

Franklin D. Roosevelt and John Maynard Keynes have been knocked into a cocked hat by Donald Trump, Boris Johnson, and Emmanuel Macron, the new holy trinity of dirigiste capitalism. Only strong centralised states with command economies can wage total war, and profiteering, hoarding and panic bulk buying are rightly considered crimes. The USSR already had one; Britain and America had...

Washington Attempts to Intimidate Indonesia Not to Buy Russian Weapons

Correspondents from Bloomberg reported that under pressure from Washington, Indonesia will likely refuse to buy Russian and Chinese weapons. A U.S. State Department spokesman informed Bloomberg that the United States had asked all its allies and partners to abandon new contracts to buy Russian military equipment to avoid sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). This law was signed by...