Ukraine War

Ukraine War

The immediate beginning of the trouble was a Geneva summit between two presidents that apparently went wrong. We don’t know what went wrong. The pro-Western Russian officials ran away to Georgia and Israel; they are being replaced by anti-Western officials. This East-West break will not be reversed with ease. Russians are very similar to Ukrainians….

Putin’s Victory Day Speech Concisely Summarized the Importance of the Ukrainian Conflict

Putin’s Victory Day Speech Concisely Summarized the Importance of the Ukrainian Conflict

From the times of ancient Kievan Rus to World War II and into the present day, Donbass has always been an indispensable part of Russia’s historical identity. Russian President Putin gave his annual Victory Day speech on Monday where he concisely summarized the importance of the Ukrainian Conflict. US-led Western observers were hyping it up…

Interpreting Turkey’s Opposition to Finland & Sweden’s Planned NATO Membership

Interpreting Turkey’s Opposition to Finland & Sweden’s Planned NATO Membership

The more that President Erdogan exposes the manipulative means through which countries like those two NATO aspirants support terrorism against the Turkish people, the more that their international reputations will be damaged, which will in turn harm their influence seeing as how Finland and Sweden’s are disproportionately derived from their soft power. Turkish President Erdogan…

Cost of the Ukraine War Felt in Africa, Global South

Cost of the Ukraine War Felt in Africa, Global South

While international news headlines remain largely focused on the war in Ukraine, little attention is given to the horrific consequences of the war which are felt in many regions around the world. Even when these repercussions are discussed, disproportionate coverage is allocated to European countries, like Germany and Austria, due to their heavy reliance on…

The Middle East, the US and the Ukrainian Crisis

The Middle East, the US and the Ukrainian Crisis

For several decades, US policy in the Middle East has been depended on the cooperation of the Gulf states, headed by Saudi Arabia, and on Israel, Egypt, and Turkey. However, since the Obama administration, relations between Washington and the main regional powers have become increasingly strained. Primarily due to the substitution by the United States…