Chaos in Eastern Europe Doesn’t Serve Putin’s Interests Unlike What CNN Claims

Chaos in Eastern Europe Doesn’t Serve Putin’s Interests Unlike What CNN Claims

CNN is completely wrong to claim that ‘chaos in eastern Europe is never bad news for Vladimir Putin’. CNN published a piece on Tuesday titled, “Why chaos in eastern Europe is never bad news for Vladimir Putin”. It puts forth a conspiratorial interpretation of recent events there claiming that the Russian leader is exploiting the…

Turkey and Iran, Friends or Foes?

Turkey and Iran, Friends or Foes?

Turkey and Iran, whose cooperation and potential conflict are closely intertwined despite the occasional disagreement and contradictory views on world events, are still trying to maintain a complex balance between themselves to prevent a significant escalation of tension. Indeed, any shift in the balance of power between these two critical poles in the Middle East…

The Concept of Hybrid Warfare: Origins, Application, Counteraction

The Concept of Hybrid Warfare: Origins, Application, Counteraction

In recent years, the conceptual framework in the field of modern conflicts has undergone significant changes. New concepts and doctrines are emerging. However, some of them are transformed in a rather unique way. In particular, this applies to such concepts as “hybrid warfare”. This term in Russia can often be heard from a TV screen or seen in…

Why Marib’s Liberation Will Break the Saudis and Shake West Asia

Why Marib’s Liberation Will Break the Saudis and Shake West Asia

Marib, the ancient capital of Sheba, referred to in both the Bible and the Holy Quran as a wealthy and wise kingdom, once ruled across the entire southern Arabian peninsula. Today, Marib has risen again, this time as the final stronghold of Yemen’s latest invaders, now in panicked retreat after a six-year battle that has…

The Origins of the Counterculture Movement: A Gathering of Anarchists, Occultists and Psychoanalysts for a New Age

The Origins of the Counterculture Movement: A Gathering of Anarchists, Occultists and Psychoanalysts for a New Age

The third part of Cynthia Chung’s series discusses how Aldous Huxley’s form of ideological spirituality went on to shape the drug-counter-culture movement. “…’If the first half of the twentieth century was the era of the technical engineers, the second half may well be the era of the social engineers’ – and the twenty-first century, I…