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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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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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20. July 2016

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Fight For Turkey – The Gateway To India

By Shelley KASLI (India)

Fight For Turkey – The Gateway To India

An article published in March on the American Enterprise Institute’s website titled Could there be a coup in Turkey?, considered the possibility of a military coup transpiring in Turkey. Its author, David Rubin, explains Turkey’s predicament: The situation in Turkey is bad and getting worse. It’s not just the deterioration in security amidst a wave […]

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19. July 2016

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There’s more to Turkey’s failed coup than meets the eye

By M. K. BHADRAKUMAR (India)

There’s more to Turkey’s failed coup than meets the eye

Russian President Vladimir Putin did on Sunday what no major western leader from the NATO member countries cared to do when he telephoned his Turkish counterpart Recep Erdogan to convey his sympathy, goodwill and best wishes for the latter’s success in restoring constitutional order and stability as soon as possible after the attempted coup Friday […]

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15. July 2016

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The Global Plague Of Terrorism

by Gulam ASGAR MITHA (Canada)

The Global Plague Of Terrorism

Pakistan, a nation of 200 million, is witnessing a plethora of oppression, injustice, tyranny, religious exploitation and blatant lying. A majority of the population live in either various forms of poverty as victims or in fear of targeted killings and kidnappings for ransom by workers of the major political parties and religious terrorists. The perpetrators […]

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15. July 2016

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Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (V)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Hybrid Wars 6. Trick To Containing China (V)

(Please read Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV prior to this article) The research up until this point has focused on the regional geopolitics of the ASEAN region, establishing a solid foundation for the reader to acquaint themselves with its general dynamics. It also delivered insight into the US’ strategic machinations in […]

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14. July 2016

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Is Southern Africa About To Be Shaken Up By Hybrid War? (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Is Southern Africa About To Be Shaken Up By Hybrid War? (II)

Part I The Hybrid War In Practice Connecting The Three Pieces: Each of the three forces described above have their own specific uses in the US’ destabilization template against Zimbabwe, but on their own, they’re insufficient to produce the desired result. Therefore, the US has consolidated them together via the Color Revolution coordination mechanism and […]

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14. July 2016

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Is Southern Africa About To Be Shaken Up By Hybrid War? (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Is Southern Africa About To Be Shaken Up By Hybrid War? (I)

Commonly thought of as a bastion of peace and stability in the continent ever since the turn of the century, the southern part of Africa is once more returning to the spotlight of global attention. Zimbabwean officials have alleged that the American and French embassies are behind the latest Color Revolution commotion in the country, […]

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13. July 2016

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Send Our War Criminals To The Hague Court

By Eric MARGOLIS (USA)

Send Our War Criminals To The Hague Court

Last week’s Chilcot report on Britain’s role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq was as polite and guarded as a proper English tea party. No direct accusations, no talk of war crimes by then Prime Minister Tony Blair or his guiding light, President George W. Bush. But still pretty damning. Such government reports and commissions, […]

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13. July 2016

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NATO’s yearning for the East

By Rick MOORE (USA)

NATO’s yearning for the East

Last week NATO held its summit in Warsaw, Poland. As citizens in NATO countries wonder what benefits they get from NATO membership, it is important to consider some facts. Historians and analysts in Western Europe and the United States imbue disproportional blame on Russia while neglecting opportunities for cooperative economic development. Fear of Russia in […]

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12. July 2016

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Brexit and the German Rise – Should Jews worry?

By Atul BHARDWAJ (India)

Brexit and the German Rise – Should Jews worry?

“The frail skiff of present-day British policy is not inspiring any hope in British people, especially since the ‘symbolic voyage’ is taking place amidst the approaching economic crisis which is also tossing the American ship of state on its menacing waves.” This was Mikhail Afonin’s conclusion in Izvestiya, 31 August 1949. The article titled “In […]

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11. July 2016

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Macedonian Media: ‘Balkan Megaprojects Pave Way For Grand Eurasian Free Trade Area’

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Macedonian Media: ‘Balkan Megaprojects Pave Way For Grand Eurasian Free Trade Area’

ORIENTAL REVIEW exclusively publishes the interview, given by the Hybrid Warfare expert Andrew Korybko to the Macedonian edition “Vecer” late June, in English. He speaks about the US R-TCR (Regime Tweaking – Regime Change – Regime Reboot) strategy  in the Balkans, and efforts by Russia and China to stabilize Eurasia. *** You’re in Skopje at […]

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