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Cold Start or Nuclear Winter

A Crisis of Sanity in South Asia South Asia is no stranger to conflict, for the region has always remained unstable for most of its post-colonial history, mainly due to the two regional powers, India and Pakistan, locking horns in an endless turf battle. It is not a good time for peace advocates on either … Continue reading Cold Start or Nuclear Winter

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Trump, Ryan and Kenny attend the annual Friends of Ireland St PatrickТs Day lunch in Washington © Kevin Lamarque / Reuters

Up Close and Personal with ‘The Donald’ in Washington, D.C.

Donald Trump showed his softer side to a group given unique access to him at the White House and Capitol Hill. After all, the Irish-American vote is crucial to the success of the Republican Party. Trump showed he’s a tough politician in the Irish sense. President Donald Trump can be courteous, engaging, friendly and even … Continue reading Up Close and Personal with ‘The Donald’ in Washington, D.C.

Radical Terrorism is Spreading Like a Plague to Different Regions of the Wold

It’s been noted time and time again that extremist terrorist groups are shifting their main targets from the Middle East – where they have suffered heavy losses – to other parts of the world. According to the Cheng Guoping, state commissioner for counterterrorism and security matters, a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference … Continue reading Radical Terrorism is Spreading Like a Plague to Different Regions of the Wold

US Deception: The West’s ‘Peaceful Revolution’ Narrative in Syria was a Lie from the Beginning

This week is the 6th anniversary of the beginning of the Syrian conflict. Despite the mounting evidence and the collapse Washington and London’s failed project, many liberal ‘humanitarian interventionists’ in the West are still clinging to the imaginary storyline of ‘freedom fighters’ in Syria battling against an evil authoritarian tyrant in their fragile bid to … Continue reading US Deception: The West’s ‘Peaceful Revolution’ Narrative in Syria was a Lie from the Beginning

Only a Fool Would Trust Rogue State USA

The United States suffers from a chronic trust deficit, to put it mildly. Anything that its leaders say must be weighed against years of deception and relentless criminal conduct by US governments. Only a fool would trust anything that comes out of Washington. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Chinese President Xi Jinping at the weekend, vowing … Continue reading Only a Fool Would Trust Rogue State USA

Strategic China Russia Arctic Cooperation

Cooperation in building modern railway links, deep water ports and mining infrastructure in Russia’s Arctic and Murmansk Peninsula in the far north is becoming a strategic new element binding China and Russia. Its implications are worth a closer look. On March 29 a high-level delegation from the Chinese Government and private companies will meet with … Continue reading Strategic China Russia Arctic Cooperation

Coverup of Humanitarian Disaster in Mosul

US-led terror-bombing along with Iraqi ground forces are systematically destroying the city, not liberating it as claimed. Western media scoundrels and international NGOs are ignoring a humanitarian disaster far worse than what affected East Aleppo. Government and allied forces, greatly aided by Russian airpower, saved the lives of tens of thousands of defenseless Aleppo residents, … Continue reading Coverup of Humanitarian Disaster in Mosul

Prepare, Pursue, Prevail! Onward and Upward with U.S. Central Command

By way of explaining his eight failed marriages, the American bandleader Artie Shaw once remarked, “I am an incurable optimist.” In reality, Artie was an incurable narcissist. Utterly devoid of self-awareness, he never looked back, only forward. So, too, with the incurable optimists who manage present-day American wars. What matters is not past mistakes but … Continue reading Prepare, Pursue, Prevail! Onward and Upward with U.S. Central Command