This Is How the U.S. Does ‘Dialogue’

This Is How the U.S. Does ‘Dialogue’

Washington will not consider Russian proposals on no expansion of NATO, and has no intention of even discussing the idea. So much for “dialogue”. It was the first high-level Russia-NATO meeting since 2019 – coming immediately after the non sequitur of the U.S.-Russia “security guarantee” non-dialogue dialogue earlier in the week in Geneva. So what…

Narrative and Reality of the Libyan Crisis

Narrative and Reality of the Libyan Crisis

NATO expresses concern over the crisis in Libya, which “has direct implications for regional stability and the security of all Allies.” It therefore assures that it “remains committed to providing Libya with defense and security advice”. The governments of the US, France, Germany, Italy and the UK declare that “free elections will allow the Libyan…

Preparing for War, NATO Keeps the Propaganda Going

Preparing for War, NATO Keeps the Propaganda Going

The US-NATO military alliance is preparing for war, and the western media are playing its game. In straight reporting of news, the UK’s Guardian newspaper is one of the very few in the western media that maintains balance and objectivity. Its century-old motto, after all, is “Comment is free, but facts are sacred” which “implies…

Turkey Lecturing Russia on NATO Expansion Demands Some Full Disclosure

Turkey Lecturing Russia on NATO Expansion Demands Some Full Disclosure

Ankara and Moscow have been reliable partners in the past and that spirit of cooperation now appears to be, with NATO and Russia relations on the line, more important than ever. Ankara has waded knee-deep into the long simmering standoff between Russia and the United States over NATO expansion, suggesting that Moscow is being too…

Kazakhstan: Another Western-Ordered ‘Maidan’ in the Making?

Kazakhstan: Another Western-Ordered ‘Maidan’ in the Making?

Nur-Sultan’s greatest challenge is removing self-interested foreign elements that are agitating on behalf of regional chaos. Washington denies that the West played an active role in the massive protests that have engulfed the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan. Yet the overall orchestration of the strife, in addition to the curious timing, points to some level…