Don’t Fall for the Alt-Media Narrative on Armenia and Azerbaijan
Opinion

Don’t Fall for the Alt-Media Narrative on Armenia and Azerbaijan

Most of the Alt-Media Community is propagating the narrative that Armenia is a victim of Azerbaijani aggression after their latest clashes over the past week, though the reality is that Armenia is more than likely the one that provoked the violence in a Machiavellian attempt to manipulate Russia into decisively taking its side on the…

Saudi Arabia: Ambitious Plans and Facts on the Ground
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Saudi Arabia: Ambitious Plans and Facts on the Ground

Saudi Arabia has announced plans to implement an ambitious $800 billion initiative aimed at increasing the size of Riyadh in the next decade, and at transforming the capital into an economic, social and cultural hub in the Persian Gulf region. The ambitious strategy was presented by Fahd Al-Rasheed, the President of the Royal Commission for…

Pandemic and Hair Trigger Flash Points: an Explosive Situation
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Pandemic and Hair Trigger Flash Points: an Explosive Situation

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues its deadly march around the world, a number of relatively dormant conflicts, as well as several well-known flash points, stand ready to place the world on the edge of a major armed conflict. History shows us that during times of stress – economic depression, religious strife, vacuums of political leadership,…

Turkey Supports Azerbaijan to Cause Instability in Russia’s ‘Soft Underbelly’, the Caucasus
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Turkey Supports Azerbaijan to Cause Instability in Russia’s ‘Soft Underbelly’, the Caucasus

The conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia has become increasingly serious. Both countries claim the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh and between the late 1980s and early 1990s there was a war between them to decide the control of the region. Tens of thousands of people died in the conflict, which ended in 1994 with a ceasefire agreement,…

Okinawa: Will the Pandemic Transform U.S. Military Bases?
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Okinawa: Will the Pandemic Transform U.S. Military Bases?

Okinawans opposed to the expansion of U.S. military bases on their island have been upset by the environmental damage, the accidents, and the crimes associated with the presence of 25,000 American troops. Now the anti-base movement has one more powerful argument to use in its case to shrink the U.S. footprint in this southernmost Japanese…