All Against Erdogan: Turkey Will Keep Its Course Towards Russia and Syria In Any Situation

Turkey is approaching elections. If President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins, he will get a government system revolving around him, on which he focused his entire career. If he loses, there are other options. The main events in the state take place in the sphere of domestic policies. At the same time, Ankara continues to fight …

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The Entire Western World Lives in Cognitive Dissonance

In this column I am going to use three of the current top news stories to illustrate the disconnect that is everywhere in the Western mind. Let us begin with the family separation issue. The separation of children from immigrant/refugee/asylum parents has caused such public outcry that President Trump has backed off his policy and …

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Yemeni women inspect a destroyed house after it was hit by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, 06 June 2018 © Hani Al-Ansi / Global Look Press

‘As Crimes Pile Up, They Become Invisible’: Western Complicity in Saudi Arabia’s Dirty War in Yemen

The complicity of Western governments in the ocean of suffering being wrought in Yemen exposes them as agents of Saudi brutality. After three years of relentless conflict, it has been estimated that out of a population of 27.4 million, 22.2 million people in Yemen are in need of humanitarian assistance, 17 million are food insecure, …

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What Is Donald Trump’s Position?

During the US Presidential electoral campaign, we demonstrated that the rivalry between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump did not concern their style so much as their culture [1]. The outsider challenged the Puritan domination over the USA, and demanded a return to the original compromise of 1789 – the Bill of Rights – between the revolutionaries …

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All Disquiet on Western Front

The US-led NATO military alliance earlier this month committed to a major escalation in force buildup on Russia's western flank. The development underscores Russia's long-held concern that the 29-member alliance is inevitably moving dangerously on a war footing. At a summit in Brussels, June 7, defense ministers from NATO countries gave the go-ahead for a new, vast mobilization …

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Trump’s Executive Order for Illegal Immigrant Families has More Holes Than Swiss Cheese

The media breathed a collective sigh of relief after Trump unveiled his latest Executive Order aimed at preventing the separation of illegal immigrant parents from their children, but had they taken the time to read and analyze the document before responding, they’d have seen that they were deceived by The Donald and that his decree …

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Sexy Metal: the Missing Element in the Korean Puzzle

This may not be about condos on North Korean beaches after all. Arguably, the heart of the matter in the Trump administration’s embrace of Kim Jong-un has everything to do with one of the largest deposits of rare earth elements (REEs) in the world, located only 150 km northwest of Pyongyang and potentially worth billions of …

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Syrian Games: Expulsion of Iran and Russia Continues

A number of countries are strengthening their efforts to force Iran out of Syria and diminish Russia’s influence there at all costs. On 17 June unidentified airplanes struck a massive blow against the Syrian military and Iranian proxy forces in the region of Abu Kamal causing 200 deaths. It is noteworthy that the airstrike on …

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