Putin Has Misread the West (and) if He Doesn’t Wake Up Soon, Armageddon Is Upon Us

Putin Has Misread the West (and) if He Doesn’t Wake Up Soon, Armageddon Is Upon Us

Mike Whitney: You think that Putin should have acted more forcefully from the beginning in order to end the war quickly. Is that an accurate assessment of your view on the war? And—if it is—then what do you think is the downside of allowing the conflict to drag on with no end in sight? Paul Craig…

Putin Explained Why He Had No Choice But to Protect the Russian Population in Ukraine

Putin Explained Why He Had No Choice But to Protect the Russian Population in Ukraine

Quite clearly, humanitarian motivations played a major role in President Putin’s decision to commence his country’s special operation. He was partially driven by the desire to defend his co-ethnics’ human rights in Ukraine after its regime’s Western patrons supported Kiev’s violent violation thereof as part of that de facto New Cold War bloc’s divide-and-rule Hybrid…

Putin Reaffirmed That the North-South Transport Corridor Is Among Russia’s Top Priorities

Putin Reaffirmed That the North-South Transport Corridor Is Among Russia’s Top Priorities

This multipolar megaproject was given a second wind following years of lackluster progress after emerging as Russia’s only remaining outlet to the international economy as a result of this year’s dramatic developments, which in turn accelerated that Eurasian Great Power’s grand strategic convergence with Iran and India. Conversations about Eurasian connectivity had hitherto been dominated…

Putin’s Conundrum

Putin’s Conundrum

The primary purpose of the Nuclear Posture Review(NPR) is to deceptively “rebrand” the offensive use of nuclear weapons as a justifiable act of defense. The new criteria for using these lethal WMD has been deliberately maligned with the clear intention of providing Washington with a green light for their use and proliferation. Accordingly, US foreign…