Sputnik V Is the Antidote To, Not Russia’s Weapon of, Hybrid War in Ukraine
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Sputnik V Is the Antidote To, Not Russia’s Weapon of, Hybrid War in Ukraine

Russia’s possible sharing of its Sputnik V technology with Ukraine could serve as a partial antidote to the West’s Hybrid War on Ukraine by showing the recipient nation’s people that Moscow is truly a reliable partner unlike what its new “allies” claim and in contradiction to its Foreign Minister’s fearmongering that this vaccine is one…

Biden, China and Russia
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Biden, China and Russia

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden isn’t a liar or deceiver on anything like the scale of his about-to-be predecessor who has made over 20,000 “false or misleading statements” during his disastrous presidency. But Biden does tell the occasional whopper, as, for example, when he claimed to have met the Soviet premier Alexei Kosygin in Moscow in…

The War on Iran
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The War on Iran

On January 3 of last year, the Americans murdered Iranian Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, among others, who had helped defeat the Daesh forces that were unleashed by the Americans on Iraq and Syria.  Within hours the Iranian forces struck back with a missile attack on American bases in Iraq causing heavy damage to the American base…

A Culture War Against China
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A Culture War Against China

‘Now we can get back to normal.’ That was the sigh of relief, tinged with at least a frisson of Schadenfreude, with which many international-relations commentators greeted the defeat of President Trump. The subsequent arrival of effective Covid-19 vaccines added to their mild delight that an extraordinary final year of a singular four-year US presidency…