Last year could hardly be described as the best period in the bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia and the United States, since the interests of these two players have shifted dramatically over the years. Today, Washington and Riyadh occupy different positions on such important topics as Syria, Iran, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Egypt, the so-called “democratization” … Continue reading Where Salman’s ‘Pivot East’ Will Take Saudi Arabia?
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
Once Wikileaks released thousands of documents uncovering the extensive scope of the US CIA’s hacking, including a wide range of programs and backdoors that allow the wiretapping of smartphones, personal computers and even smart TVs, the whole world has once again had the chance to learn that it’s not the mysterious “Russian hackers” that pose the … Continue reading How Come the CIA is World’s Hackfest Central Now
For months we’ve been seeing titles like “the Kremlin brought Trump to power” and “Moscow interferes in the internal affairs of other states”, and it seems that the Western media has a never-ending supply of such sensationalism. But to make the matters worse, similar statements are now being voiced by all sorts of politicians, indicating … Continue reading If not Kremlin, Then Who Brought Trump to Power?
Last month, Helsinki hosted an international conference on the humanitarian situation in Syria, resulting in the launch of a regional refugee plan for the next two years, focused on assisting Syria’s neighboring states in dealing with the refuge crisis. In accordance with this plan, UN officials seek 4.6 billion dollars worth of humanitarian aid to … Continue reading No Amount of Propaganda Qualifies as Humanitarian Aid
The executive order denying entry to visa travelers from seven Muslim countries that has been signed by Donald Trump shortly after his inauguration hasn’t just sparked controversies among Americans on migration policies, but aggravated the large Muslim community that dwells in the United States. The media campaign that followed this order followed the sole objective … Continue reading Who’s Behind the Mounting Number of Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes in the US?
The resignation of Michael Flynn from the post of National Security Adviser was not simply Trump’s first major political defeat, but also an indication that US intelligence services have devising a plot against the 45th US President, which may be regarded as mutiny. Now a part of the US political elite, consisting primarily of Democrats … Continue reading Can US Intelligence Community’s Attempts to Bring Down Trump be Regarded as Mutiny?
The resignation of President Trump’s National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has been widely discussed by pretty much all the US and international media sources. Although this matter is a purely internal US affair, the widespread interest towards this event can be attributed to the fact that it serves as an indication of the growing internal … Continue reading Michael Flynn – First Causality of the Political War in Washington
Today, against the backdrop of the epidemic abuse of painkillers and psychotropic drugs in the US it’s becoming increasingly clear that the results of almost five decades of the so-called war on drugs are nowhere to be found. The legalization of marijuana in an ever increasing number of American states, according to many experts, is governed … Continue reading Opioid Mayhem Erodes the Fabric of US Society