Iranian Geostrategic Calculations in the Nagorno-Karabakh Crisis
Opinion

Iranian Geostrategic Calculations in the Nagorno-Karabakh Crisis

Iran has an extremely rare opportunity to greatly improve its regional reputation by offering to host peace talks between Armenia and Azerbaijan to replace the failed OSCE Minsk Process, though it might experience intense Russian resistance if it opts for this course of action unless Tehran can convince Moscow that its proposal stands the credible…

West Hopes to Play its Belarusian Card in Kyrgyzstan?
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West Hopes to Play its Belarusian Card in Kyrgyzstan?

On October 4, Kyrgyzstan is scheduled to hold its parliamentary election for the 7th consecutive time since the republic gained its independence. The Supreme Council is the unicameral Parliament of the Kyrgyz Republic. These elections are quite important for Kyrgyz society because starting in 2010, when a constitutional referendum was held, the nation embarked on…

The Problem of Surplus White Men
Opinion

The Problem of Surplus White Men

Who lies at the intersection of guns, right-wing fanaticism, pandemic and climate change denialism? Who ensures that racism continues to course through the lifeblood of the country? Who stands in the way of gender equality? Who supports foreign wars and the military-industrial complex? Who is getting hit hard by the erosion of the manufacturing base…

Where Did Covid-19 Come From?
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Where Did Covid-19 Come From?

Evidence indicates that it came from NIH funding of EcoHealth Alliance, an entity doing “gain-of-function” research in collaboration with the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Many experts believe that the virus was created by that research and escaped from the Wuhan lab. Gain-of-function research involves enhancing the pathogenicity and transmissibility of pathogens. Many scientists are opposed…