Will the Kirkuk Campaign Lead to Regime Change in Kurdistan?

The Iraqi federal government commenced a military intervention in the Kurdish-occupied oil-rich city of Kirkuk. This area has long been disputed between the Iraqi central authorities and the Kurdish Regional Government of Northern Iraq, and Article 140 of the post-2003 US-imposed “constitution” decreed that a referendum was supposed to have been held here before 2008. …

Continue reading Will the Kirkuk Campaign Lead to Regime Change in Kurdistan?

Advertisements

Is It Time for “Food Diplomacy” in Venezuela?

The convincing victory of Venezuela’s governing socialist party in this weekend’s elections provides a convenient opportunity for President Maduro to finally request food aid from his Russian and Chinese partners, both of whom would be more than eager to receive the soft power boost that would come with easing the humanitarian suffering that the US’ …

Continue reading Is It Time for “Food Diplomacy” in Venezuela?

Here’s How the Russian-Saudi Rapprochement Might Affect Yemen

The agreements to sell S-400 missiles and manufacture Kalashnikovs in the Kingdom represent some of Russia’s best practice of “military diplomacy” yet, creating a solid basis for building long-term and strategic relations with Saudi Arabia in the context of their fast-moving and comprehensive rapprochement. However, these moves haven’t been without controversy, of course, since one …

Continue reading Here’s How the Russian-Saudi Rapprochement Might Affect Yemen

The US-Turkish “Visa War” is a Hybrid War Harbinger

The US-Turkish “visa war” began when Ankara arrested a US consulate employee on terror charges over his suspected connections with the Gulenists, which served as the pretext for the US to do what it had apparently been considering for some time, and that’s effectively block Turks from visiting the US by de-facto including them for …

Continue reading The US-Turkish “Visa War” is a Hybrid War Harbinger

The US Isn’t Wrong for Withdrawing from UNESCO

US domestic law takes precedence over international law, just as it was recently decreed is the case for Russia as well, so no matter how controversial it may be that Washington is pulling out of the globalist body for naked political reasons, it nevertheless has the sovereign right to do so in pursuing its interests …

Continue reading The US Isn’t Wrong for Withdrawing from UNESCO

Forget Catalonia, Flanders is the Real Test Case of EU Separatism!

Catalonia’s separatist campaign has dominated European headlines for the past couple of weeks, but it’s really the northern Belgian region of Flanders which will serve as a barometer over whether large chunks of the EU will fall apart into a collection of identity-centric statelets prior to the bloc’s reconstitution into a “federation of regions”. What’s …

Continue reading Forget Catalonia, Flanders is the Real Test Case of EU Separatism!

Was Angelina Jolie a Pentagon Operative in Africa?

It’s long been suspected that the actress willingly promotes CIA psy-op narratives in her films, but this time new leaks allege that Angelina Jolie had also at one time considered being the Pentagon’s “bait” to “catch Kony”, which draws into question the true motivation of other celebrities’ foreign policy forays such as Dennis Rodman’s “friendship” …

Continue reading Was Angelina Jolie a Pentagon Operative in Africa?

CIA-RAW Psy-Op on Taliban-Daesh Alliance Exposed as Anti-CPEC Plot

American and Indian intelligence agencies failed in their frail attempt to convince the world that the Taliban had all of a sudden decided to ally with Daesh, but this fake news story might be the beginning of a new tendency to equate any unfriendly armed group to the “caliphate” or falsely accuse friendly ones of …

Continue reading CIA-RAW Psy-Op on Taliban-Daesh Alliance Exposed as Anti-CPEC Plot

Kyrgyz Color Revolution Fears – Imagined or Imminent?

Kyrgyzstan’s state security service arrested Kanatbek Isayev, a supporter of opposition candidate Omurbek Babanov, just weeks before the presidential election on 15 October on the grounds that he was coordinating with criminal groups in planning Color Revolution riots and essentially working to carry out a coup against the government. This doesn’t mean that the opposition …

Continue reading Kyrgyz Color Revolution Fears – Imagined or Imminent?