US Spies Are Organizing Assassinations Against Russian Military Leaders in Ukraine

US Spies Are Organizing Assassinations Against Russian Military Leaders in Ukraine

Knowing now that US spies are using their proxies in Kiev to assassinate Russian military leaders, it’s clear that this is truly the hottest proxy war of the New Cold War thus far. The New York Times’ report, which is deemed credible by the average Westerner, now opens the narrative doors for Russia to asymmetrically…

You Don’t Know Whether to Laugh or to Cry. The EU Now Has a Masterplan to Hit Putin Where It Hurts

You Don’t Know Whether to Laugh or to Cry. The EU Now Has a Masterplan to Hit Putin Where It Hurts

Hit Putin where it hurts? He’s more likely to hurt himself from laughing. Try harder, Ursula. The EU is about to unveil its own sanctions plan to wean its own member states off Russian oil. But getting backing from all EU governments might be harder to push it through. Try not to laugh. On the…

First the Truth, Now Art Also Is а Major Casualty of War

First the Truth, Now Art Also Is а Major Casualty of War

The freedom to refrain, withdraw, and abstain is under relentless attack in the collective West today. Way back, American Ambassador to Ukraine John Tefft is said to have rather frankly expressed the following reaction to the Ukrainian anthem in a report to his chief – the US Secretary of State: “It was especially impossible to…

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…

The Age of Self-Delusion

The Age of Self-Delusion

Blinded by what Barbara Tuchman calls “the bellicose frivolity of senile empires,” we are marching ominously towards war with Russia. How else might we explain Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s public declaration that the US goal is to “weaken Russia” and Joe Biden’s request for another $33 billion in “emergency” military and economic aid (half…