Media Silent as US House Passes Resolution for Syrian No-Fly Zone — Provoking War with Russia

Media Silent as US House Passes Resolution for Syrian No-Fly Zone — Provoking War with Russia

Hillary Clinton’s loss was a shock to the purveyors of U.S. military hegemony, who saw in her an easier path to keep the Syria conflict going. Secretary of State Clinton was instrumental in the early days of Syria intervention, in 2010 making a series of demands for Syria to get in line behind the U.S. vision for…

Lenin comes to the White House

Lenin comes to the White House

Donald Trump, commenting on the passing of Fidel Castro, branded him a mere “dictator”. Whatever the long-lasting results (and mistakes) of the Cuban experiment, History has already de facto recognized Fidel as one of the great revolutionary leaders of the modern – and post-modern – era. Trump – historical irony obliges – also has all…

Is There a Brighter Future for Afghanistan

Is There a Brighter Future for Afghanistan

It goes without saying that Afghanistan has a special geopolitical, geo-strategic and geo-economic importance, that is why its territory has become an arena of bitter rivalry between various external and internal forces. This country has gained particular importance in the regional and global game amid the background of its neighbors, namely Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, having…

This Tiny Sliver of Russian Territory (and Its Weapons) Is What NATO Fears Most

This Tiny Sliver of Russian Territory (and Its Weapons) Is What NATO Fears Most

In 1945, Soviet armies occupied East Prussia, a portion of Germany territorially detached from the rest of the Reich since 1918 (briefly reunified in 1939). Ethnically German and featuring the historic Prussian city of Königsberg, the territory represented a problem for the Soviets. They had no interest in returning it to Germany, especially as such a move…

The West’s War on Thailand’s Next King

The West’s War on Thailand’s Next King

The first fatal mistake Western observers make when attempting to describe Thailand’s monarchy monarchy is comparing it to European, or worse yet, Arabian institutions. It is neither. With the passing of the universally revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the upcoming coronation of his successor, Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, Western observers are indulging deeply in this mistake…