Can the UAE’s Coup Attempts in Libya and Yemen Succeed?
Opinion

Can the UAE’s Coup Attempts in Libya and Yemen Succeed?

In less than 48 hours, Yemen’s separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) and Libya’s renegade warlord Khalifa Haftar rebelled against their respective governments, in defiance of previous peace initiatives. These moves could not have occurred were it not for the UAE’s hidden hand, as Abu Dhabi has empowered both factions in a bid to project power….

The Hegemon Won’t Leave
Opinion

The Hegemon Won’t Leave

While the global economy plunges into a recession, actively aided by the coronavirus pandemic, the US is already hatching plans not just for its own recovery, but also the removal of geopolitical rivals like Russia and China. The expectation is probably that many countries will have been weakened by the current crisis. Opponents will be…

Why Keep On Confronting?
Opinion

Why Keep On Confronting?

On April 25 the White House published a heartening and most welcome “Joint Statement by President Donald J. Trump and President Vladimir Putin of Russia” to mark “the 75th Anniversary of the historic meeting between American and Soviet troops, who shook hands on the damaged bridge over the Elbe River. This event heralded the decisive…

Putin Didn’t Disappear: Russia’s Ongoing Decentralization Process
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Putin Didn’t Disappear: Russia’s Ongoing Decentralization Process

The Western Mainstream Media’s aggressively propagated infowar narrative that President Putin “disappeared” and is “paralyzed” in the face of World War C is factually false because it ignores the Russian leader’s regular videoconferences with various officials that are widely reported on by his country’s domestic media, which actually prove that he’s decentralizing state affairs to…