What Does The Battle of Deraa Symbolise?

The Western powers present the battle of Deraa as a symbol of the failure of the combat they were supporting. This is absolutely exact, but not in the way they mean. Let’s return to the events which triggered the hostilities. From 4 February 2011, a mysterious Facebook account called « Syrian Revolution 2011 » (in …

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New Gates to Africa: Economy Reconciles Even Decades-Long Feuds

The Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Turkey, the unrest in Iran, the civil war in Syria, the US exit from the “nuclear deal” with Tehran, the military actions in Yemen and the situation in Afghanistan attract the attention of international media. In addition, in many regions of the Middle East the situation is no less …

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Washington’s Latest Myths, Lies and Oil Wars

As American motorists complain of rising gasoline prices, the Trump Administration and the oil and banking interests behind it are smiling on their way to the proverbial bank. If we look at seeming disparate events in Iran, in Venezuela and now in Libya it becomes clear there is a coherent strategy to promote disruption in …

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Liberal Fear Mongering: Bribe Migrant Smugglers or They’ll Turn Into Terrorists

The UK’s Guardian is contributing to senseless fear mongering in propagating the narrative that former migrant smugglers – and assumedly, the sub-Saharan population at large – will turn into terrorists unless they’re basically bribed by the Europeans not to. The EuroRealist Revolution in European Affairs began in Hungary but has since spread to much larger …

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Trump Drones On. Pentagon Drone Air Bases in Niger, Targeting Libya and Nigeria

They are like the camel’s nose, lifting a corner of the tent. Don’t be fooled, though. It won’t take long until the whole animal is sitting inside, sipping your tea and eating your sweets. In countries around the world — in the Middle East, Asia Minor, Central Asia, Africa, even the Philippines — the appearance …

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Abedi killed 22 people and maimed another 139 others, half of them children AFP/Getty

The Manchester Bomber Was Enabled by the British Government

The culpability of the British government and its intelligence agencies in enabling suicide bomber Salman Abedi to blow himself up at a pop concert in Manchester is being masked one year later by the mood of grief and mourning over the death and injury of so many people. It is heartrending to hear injured children …

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Believe It or Not, Bolton’s Right – North Korea will Follow the “Libyan Model”

The new US National Security Advisor John Bolton controversially advocated the so-called “Libyan model” for North Korea’s denuclearization. While he was indeed speaking about the technical aspect of this example in having the North African country completely surrender all of its nuclear-related capabilities, others are interpreting it differently and almost as a Freudian slip given …

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