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Brexit and the German Rise – Should Jews worry?

By Atul BHARDWAJ (India)

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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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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Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, May 6, 2016

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Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (I)

(Please reference the entire Law of Hybrid War series in order to get acquainted with the strategic themes of this article) Reconceptualizing The Balkan Peninsula The Balkans are the most geostrategically important region in Europe today, and truth be told, they’ve held this role for centuries before, despite whether or not various Great Powers acknowledged […]

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EU To Burundi: Regime Change Trumps Anti-Terror Help

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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EU To Burundi: Regime Change Trumps Anti-Terror Help

The EU has stepped up its behind-the-scenes role in organizing regime change in Burundi by taking the dramatic step to cut most of its funding for the country’s anti-terror contingent in Somalia, this according to the latest exclusive report from Reuters. Burundi provides nearly a quarter of the 22,000 African Union (AU) troops stationed in […]

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Kurdistan – Turkey’s Kosovo

By Vladislav SOTIROVIC (Serbia)

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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Kurdistan – Turkey’s Kosovo

A blast caused by a suicide car bombing hit the centre of Ankara on Sunday evening (March 13th, 2016) resulting in over a hundred casualties. The Turkish authorities were very quick to announce the identity of the suicide person: a Kurdish woman in close relation with the Kurdistan Workers Party. Nevertheless, this terror act in […]

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Macedonian media: ‘Russia and China to liberate Balkans from unipolar influence’

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Monday, February 15, 2016

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Macedonian media: ‘Russia and China to liberate Balkans from unipolar influence’

A follow-up of the interview, given by the American political analyst Andrew Korybko to the Macedonian agency NetPress. He speaks about the wider geopolitical context of the Macedonian turmoil – refugee crisis in Europe, Balkan pipelines projects, Russia-China alliance to counter hegemonic world order and calls to build resistance networks. The first part of the […]

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EU, Russia: doomed to partnership

By Adomas ABROMAITIS (Lithuania)

Thursday, December 10, 2015

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EU, Russia: doomed to partnership

Relations between the European Union and Russia are at a critical stage now. Though this is a permanent state for the past ten years. Ties between the EU and Russia have particularly deteriorated in the past several years. The economic sanctions against Moscow imposed in the summer of 2014, after then Ukraine’s Crimea voted in […]

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Orban The Fox

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Sunday, December 6, 2015

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Orban The Fox

(This posting is a select chapter from Andrew Korybko’s second book that will focus on the geopolitical application of Hybrid Wars.)  Victor Orban may not be a wolf in sheep’s clothing, but he’s definitely a fox. He sly presents himself as a populist voice that outspokenly represents emerging social norms, placing him at the vanguard of […]

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13/11 Paris Massacre: A Qui Profite Le Crime?

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Saturday, November 14, 2015

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13/11 Paris Massacre: A Qui Profite Le Crime?

  Yesterday night things changed in an instant in Paris. The available evidence suggest that the assaults were carried out by a professional killer group who used live bombs among other weapons. Today’s post by Pepe Escobar on his Facebook page sheds some light on symbolism and timimg of the massacre: Scouring a ton of […]

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Macedonian media: We already have two inroads with BRICS

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Monday, July 27, 2015

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Macedonian media: We already have two inroads with BRICS

We are publishing exclusive English translation of the interview given by our regular correspondent Andrew Korybko to the Macedonian edition “NetPress” on the failed coup d’etat in the country, US policy in the Balkans, Greek crisis and its regional implications, as well as alternative development models proposed by BRICS and other non-Western integration mechanisms to […]

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Germany Might Be Trying To Steal SOCAR’s Main Asset In Greece

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, July 17, 2015

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Germany Might Be Trying To Steal SOCAR’s Main Asset In Greece

The Greek Crisis has been a long-running drama that’s sucked in all of Europe (and even involved Russia to an extent), but for the most part, it hasn’t directly touched any of the Union’s peripheral countries. That may change, however, after the latest twist coming out of Athens. Per the debt agreement that’s been offered […]

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NATO’s Black Sea bloc gets busy (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Thursday, June 4, 2015

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NATO’s Black Sea bloc gets busy (II)

(Please read Part I prior to this article)  The Bloc In Action General Characteristics: The central dynamic underpinning the Black Sea Bloc is one of irredentist expansionism and strategic branching, which by its very nature mandates that the group is constantly attempting to export its influence past its understood boundaries. In the case of Moldova […]

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Between The Lines: Western Public Support For Albanian Terrorism (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Thursday, May 14, 2015

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Between The Lines: Western Public Support For Albanian Terrorism (II)

(Please reference Part I for relevant contextual information.) Institutional Intrigue Western institutions and their controlled appendages such as the UN are at the forefront of issuing veiled threats against the Macedonian government, and a simple glance at their copy-and-paste statements indicates the seamless level of strategic collaboration between them. In order of expanding scope and […]

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