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ASEAN And The New Cold War Battle For Eurasia’s Economic Future (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

14. December 2015

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ASEAN And The New Cold War Battle For Eurasia’s Economic Future (I)

The Global Economic Crossroads ASEAN’s solid growth in the past few decades has made it an enviable partner for many, and the economic bloc has entered into several high-profile free trade agreements (FTAs) in the past couple of years. As of the end of 2015, it has bilateral FTAs with Australia and New Zealand, China, […]

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Grim Prospects of Nukes in Poland

By Vladimir KOZIN (Russia)

9. December 2015

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Grim Prospects of Nukes in Poland

Last weekend, Polish Deputy Defense Minister Tomasz Szatkowski said that Poland is considering asking for access to nuclear weapons through a NATO program allowing non-nuclear states “to borrow” the warheads from the US. This is a reverberation from the intensified debates within allaince regarding the nuclear support of NATO’s operations. There are significant issues involving […]

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It’s not all Putin’s Fault

By Prof. Stephen COHEN (USA)

7. December 2015

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It’s not all Putin’s Fault

  Below is the transcript (cortesy Sharon Tennison, Chair of the Center for Citizen Initiatives) of the speech by Prof. Stephen Cohen at the San Francisco Commonwealth Club on November 18, 2015: *** I am delighted to be here in San Francisco with you. The further you go from Washington and the mainstream media, the better […]

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NATO’s “Drang Nach Suden”

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

5. December 2015

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NATO’s “Drang Nach Suden”

(This posting is a select chapter from Andrew Korybko’s second book that will focus on the geopolitical application of Hybrid Wars.)  Southern Expansionism During the final years of the Cold War, the Soviet Union and the US reached a verbal agreement whereby Moscow would allow for the reunification of Germany in exchange for the US agreeing […]

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Islamic Scholar on Syria, Crimea and the End of Times

By Sheikh IMRAN HOSEIN (Malaysia)

5. December 2015

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Islamic Scholar on Syria, Crimea and the End of Times

This interview by the famous Islamic scholar Sheikh Imran Hosein to a Serbian portal was given a few days after Russian Air-Space Forces launched the counter-terrorist campaign in Syria. Sheikh Imran, who currently lives in Malaysia, is the prominent preacher of peaceful and harmonic co-existance of the Christians & Muslims and an ardient critic of […]

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The Croatian-Serbian Missile Race

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

4. December 2015

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The Croatian-Serbian Missile Race

(This posting is a select chapter from Andrew Korybko’s second book that will focus on the geopolitical application of Hybrid Wars.)  Historical Foundation The rivalry between Croatia and Serbia is centuries-long, stretching to before either of them were modern-day nation states and back to the time when they were still under the occupation of Austria-Hungary […]

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Who is Right in Syria?

By Lawrence DAVIDSON (USA)

30. November 2015

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Who is Right in Syria?

Here is the situation in Syria as I see it: Russia is taking a long-range view and wants stability in post-ISIS Syria. France and the United States are taking the short-range view and really have no achievable plans for Syria’s future stability. Turkey appears to have given little thought to Syria’s future. Ankara may be […]

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A Hybrid War to break the Balkans?

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

27. November 2015

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A Hybrid War to break the Balkans?

In the spirit of the New Cold War and following on its success in snuffing out South Stream, the US has prioritized its efforts in obstructing Russia’s Balkan Stream pipeline, and for the most part, they’ve regretfully succeeded for the time being. The first challenge came from the May 2015 Color Revolution attempt in Macedonia, […]

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Turkey: the price of stubbornness

By Alexander SOTNICHENKO (Russia)

26. November 2015

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Turkey: the price of stubbornness

On Tuesday, Nov. 24 the Turkish air force shot down a Russian Su-24 bomber in Syria’s Bayır Bucak region. The Turkish president’s administration has claimed that the plane was shot down because it violated Turkish airspace. In a letter to the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary General dated November 24, the Turkish Permanent […]

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Turkey and the Hornet’s Nest

By Ahmed RAJEEV (Bangladesh)

25. November 2015

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Turkey and the Hornet’s Nest

The West carefully avoids any diplomatic solution to the Middle Eastern conflict. The new undeclared US policy of “Chaos and Rule” is essentially an updated version of the British imperial “Divide and Rule” concept. We recently witnessed how the US fuelled the conflict in Ukraine to create an area of mistrust between Europe and Russia. […]

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Why’s The US Hanging Turkey Out To Dry?

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

25. November 2015

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Why’s The US Hanging Turkey Out To Dry?

Turkey’s shooting down of the Russian anti-ISIL aircraft was an unprecedentedly direct aggression against Moscow that trumps even the tense and hostile militarism of the Old Cold War era. The world stands on edge in the immediate aftermath of this attack, with tabloid-esque commentators warning that the beginning of World War III awaits. President Putin, […]

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Macedonian Media: ‘We are subject to assymetrical warfare’

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

5. November 2015

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Macedonian Media: ‘We are subject to assymetrical warfare’

We are publishing exclusive English source text of the analytical paper by Andrew Korybko, prepared for the Macedonian agency Infomax and released last week. He speaks about continued maneuvers of the Macedonian opposition backed by the US Embassy in Skopje to spur new protests throughout Macedonia. According to Mr.Korybko, the focus auditoria for the Soros-linked […]

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