Southern Ukraine is the Priority in NATO’s Planning. Snake Island in the Black Sea

Southern Ukraine is the Priority in NATO’s Planning. Snake Island in the Black Sea

On the night of February 24, when Russian forces crossed the western and northern borders of Ukraine, the world’s attention was riveted on the fate of Kiev. Hardly anyone paid attention to the far south in the Black Sea, some 140 kms from Odessa, when Russian Navy attacked that night and captured the entire Ukrainian…

Turkey Should Be Praised for Its Pragmatic Stance Towards Black Sea Geopolitics

Turkey Should Be Praised for Its Pragmatic Stance Towards Black Sea Geopolitics

This position will now be analyzed since it certainly took many observers by surprise, especially those in the Alt-Media Community who’ve been fantasizing about another Russian-Turkish War. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar shared a very pragmatic stance towards Black Sea geopolitics the other day. Here’s what he’s reported by Hurriyet as having said on 25…

Theater of Absurd… Pentagon Demands Russia Explain Troops on Russian Soil

Theater of Absurd… Pentagon Demands Russia Explain Troops on Russian Soil

There is something of the theater of absurd in American and European posturing. But it’s far from funny. It’s menacingly deranged. The United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin this week performed impressive, albeit pathetic, mental gymnastics. In a press conference, the Pentagon chief called on Russia to be more transparent about troop movements “on…

The Genie’s Out of the Bottle After Kiev’s Turkish Drones Strike Donbass

The Genie’s Out of the Bottle After Kiev’s Turkish Drones Strike Donbass

Now that Kiev is in possession of such potentially game-changing offensive weapons that have already been proven to have emboldened its aggression in the ongoing civil war over its eastern region’s future political status, there’s nothing that Ankara can do to restrain its partner. I wrote earlier this summer that “Turkey’s Military Engagement With The…

Russia Continues to Be Targeted

Russia Continues to Be Targeted

It’s about time there was objective assessment of where Russia intends to move on the world stage. There’s no point in continuing confrontation. The U.S.-NATO military exercise Sea Breeze ended on July 19 after two weeks in which 30 ships from 14 NATO nations and their “Enhanced Opportunities Partners” (EOP), including Ukraine, conducted combat manoeuvres…

Putin’s Q&A Covered COVID-19, Foreign & Domestic Affairs, and Climate Change

Putin’s Q&A Covered COVID-19, Foreign & Domestic Affairs, and Climate Change

The world can learn a lot from President Putin’s leadership style and approach to tackling today’s key issues. Russian President Putin held his yearly Direct Line question and answer session with the Russian people on Wednesday which lasted for nearly four hours this time. He covered topics as important as COVID-19, foreign and domestic affairs,…