Daily Archive: May 25, 2020

India’s Hybrid War on Nepal Backfired by Creating a Geopolitical Nightmare

India’s five-year-long Hybrid War on Nepal failed to return the increasingly independent landlocked country to its former status as an Indian puppet state, having instead created a geopolitical nightmare for New Delhi with obvious David vs. Goliath optics that are poised to ruin the aspiring Great Power’s reputation for years to come. *** The Kalapani Crisis India is presently in...

The Talk About US Nukes in Poland Proves That Warsaw Trumps Berlin for Washington

It’s unimportant whether US nukes will eventually be deployed to Poland or not since the very fact that this scenario is seriously being discussed by both American and Russian diplomats proves that Warsaw trumps Berlin for Washington and that Poland veritably in the process of replacing Germany as the US’ preferred European partner. *** Is A Polish Missile Crisis Looming?...

20 Years After the Unconditional Israeli Withdrawal from Lebanon, What has been Achieved? 3/3

Every major Middle Eastern aggressive event has triggered the creation of a counterpower to stand against the aggressor. It comes, therefore, as no surprise that after the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon, Hezbollah announced its birth and became a deterrent force stronger than many armies in the Middle East. When Israel and the US decided to deflate Hezbollah’s lungs and break the...

US Plan to Spend Russia & China ‘Into Oblivion’ in Arms Race will Bankrupt Only America

In a stunning display of arrogance, ignorance, and hubris, President Trump’s new arms control czar threatens to spend America’s adversaries into “oblivion” in any new arms race. But the joke is on him. Trump’s newly appointed Special Presidential Envoy for Arms Control Marshall Billingslea has breathed new life into an historical interpretation that holds the United States won the Cold...

Pandemic Inquiry Wars: Australia, the United States and the Coronavirus Investigation

The Australian press and a chorus of the country’s politicians painted a misguided, blotched picture: the Scott Morrison government had achieved its goal of convincing members of the World Health Assembly that an investigation into the origins of COVID-19 was a move worth taking. “More than 100 countries, including Australia,” observed the ABC, “had already co-signed the motion for the...

Why Israel Fears the Nakba: How Memory Became Palestine’s Greatest Weapon

On May 15, thousands of Palestinians in Occupied Palestine and throughout the ‘shatat’, or diaspora, participated in the commemoration of Nakba Day, the one event that unites all Palestinians, regardless of their political differences or backgrounds. For years, social media has added a whole new stratum to this process of commemoration. #Nakba72, along with #NakbaDay and #Nakba, have all trended on...