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The Olympics as a tool of the new Cold War

21. July 2016

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The Olympics as a tool of the new Cold War

The 6th Fundamental Principle of Olympism (non-discrimination of any kind, including nationality and political opinion) seems to be forgotten long ago.  In ancient Greece the competition of best athletes was able to halt a war and serve as a bridge of understanding between two recent foes.  But in the twentieth century the Olympics have become […]

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23. September 2016

NGOs And The Mechanics Of Hybrid War

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

NGOs And The Mechanics Of Hybrid War

Foreign-linked NGOs all across the world play an irreplaceable role in fomenting Hybrid Wars. The Law of Hybrid War states that these sorts of conflicts are manufactured identity clashes predicated on disrupting, controlling, or influencing multipolar transnational connective infrastructure projects in key transit states by means of enacting Regime Tweaking, Regime Change, or Regime Rebooting […]

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19. September 2016

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The Grand Global Circus: 2016 US Presidential Elections

by Gulam ASGAR MITHA (Canada)

The Grand Global Circus: 2016 US Presidential Elections

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies—Groucho Marx When I was young I remember how excited many of us children would be to visit the circus when it came to town. For us the best part was the opening, the clown or the […]

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15. August 2016

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Speaking of the Olympics…

By Sarah ALARD

Speaking of the Olympics…

Is anyone else as upset as I am that the SYRIAN swimmer, Yusra Mardini, is being recognized as a refugee, not as a Syrian national, and that, if she wins a medal, the members of the Olympic Committee have decided they will raise a special flag they made for refugees, instead of her Syrian flag? […]

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12. August 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (IX)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (IX)

(Please read the previous parts prior to this article) Can Thailand Tackle Its Hybrid War Threats? Thailand is the most crucial country in mainland ASEAN’s current geopolitical framework, bringing together the infrastructural interests of China, India, and Japan, and also being a sizzling political battleground between the US and China. It has a strong and […]

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11. August 2016

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Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

By Mark CHAPMAN (Canada)

Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

“Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.” – William Penn “If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.” – Ernesto Che Guevera I can’t claim the social conscience of a Che Guevera, but it’s absolutely true […]

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8. August 2016

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Uprising Against Values And the Liberal World Order

By Andrey TSYGANKOV (USA)

Uprising Against Values And the Liberal World Order

Only someone completely apathetic would not agree that the modern world order is deep in crisis. The US, the main backer of global liberalism, is witnessing the decline of its prestige. Various members of the world community are coming up with far greater numbers of claims against others. NATO allies – France, Italy, Greece and […]

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5. August 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VIII)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VIII)

(Please read the previous parts prior to this article) China Stands To Lose Big By A Hybrid War In Laos The research has finally proceeded to the point where the countries most relevant to the Law of Hybrid War will now be discussed. To remind the reader, this stipulates that: “The grand objective behind every […]

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2. August 2016

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The elusive peace and the Great Middle East civil war

by Gulam ASGAR MITHA (Canada)

The elusive peace and the Great Middle East civil war

– In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” ―Franklin D. Roosevelt   1950-1978: Peace has been elusive since I came into political understanding in mid-60s. For three decades following World War 2, superpowers USA and USSR waged ideological wars in the South East Asian Theater. […]

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29. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VII)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VII)

(Please read the previous parts prior to this article) Insular ASEAN has a strategic role in presiding over maritime access points to the region and beyond, but it’s mainland ASEAN and its political stability that most directly affect China’s core strategy at the moment. It’s highly unlikely that circumstances will rapidly change to the point […]

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28. July 2016

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Three Steps To Reverse A “Doomsday” Clock

By Vladimir KOZIN (Russia)

Three Steps To Reverse A “Doomsday” Clock

The recent book review “A Stark Nuclear Warning” by Jerry Brown, in which he has shared views on William J. Perry’s memoirs “My Journey at the Nuclear Brink”, raises a lot of questions and concerns. Jerry Brown unequivocally describes Perry, who held many important positions in the past, including the U.S. Secretary of Defense in […]

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22. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VI)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (VI)

(Please read Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, and Part V prior to this article) All of the insular ASEAN states aside from Indonesia have already been discussed, but there’s so much to analyze about the organization’s largest member that only its own separate chapter will properly suffice. As the archipelagic gatekeeper between […]

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20. July 2016

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Regional War Looms As “Kurdistan” Cross The Euphrates

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Regional War Looms As “Kurdistan” Cross The Euphrates

Dismissed by some as a “non-event” back when it was first declared in mid-March, the self-proclaimed and Kurdish-led “Rojava – Northern Syria Democratic Federal System” is cancerously spreading across the Euphrates and linking up with YPG-occupied territory in the northwest of Syria. Unconstitutional political aspirants in that part of the country just announced that liberated […]

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