Russia Isn’t Turning Libya into the ‘New Syria’ But It Wouldn’t Hurt if It Tried

The UK Sun published a scandalous report alleging that Russia is trying to turn Libya into a “new Syria”, but objectively speaking and overlooking the unverified claims made in the piece, it wouldn’t be a bad thing if Moscow tried. Libya's been thrust front and center into the news this week but not for anything having to directly do …

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A historic building ruined during a conflict, Benghazi, Libya, February 28, 2018 © Esam Omran Al-Fetori / Reuters

Libya in Chaos Seven Years After NATO’s ‘Liberation’, But Who Cares?

Libya remains a lawless land, with rival militias fighting battles in the streets of Tripoli and over 1 million people in need of aid. But the West's 'liberal interventionists' aren't interested in the catastrophe they created. "Hundreds escape prison amid deadly clashes in Tripoli," a headline on the BBC News website declared this week. Over …

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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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