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Who is afraid of peace in Afghanistan?

By Amb. M. K. BHADRAKUMAR (India)

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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Who is afraid of peace in Afghanistan?

The six-nation conference on Afghanistan due to be held in Moscow on Wednesday – including Russia, China, India, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan – is already in the US’ crosshairs. A Voice of America commentary has accused that by taking this initiative, “Russia is more interested in undermining the United States than in solving the regional […]

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Three Steps To Reverse A “Doomsday” Clock

By Vladimir KOZIN (Russia)

Thursday, July 28, 2016

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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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NATO’s yearning for the East

By Rick MOORE (USA)

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

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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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Nuclear War Is Not on the Table – Because It Makes No Sense

By Federico PIERACCINI (Italy)

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

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Nuclear War Is Not on the Table – Because It Makes No Sense

Important personalities in alternative news, or the counter-narrative, have spilled a lot of ink recently on the imminent possibility of nuclear war between the US and Russia. Before considering the issue more closely, it is essential to clarify certain basic principles on which we should all agree as a premise for this analysis. (a) Russia […]

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Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (V)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, June 3, 2016

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Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (V)

(Please read Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV before this article) The research thus far has thoroughly explained the Hybrid War context in the Balkans and the specific regional vulnerabilities that are ripe to be exploited. This penultimate section will thus briefly elaborate a bit more on each country’s Hybrid War scenarios […]

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Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (IV)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, May 27, 2016

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Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (IV)

(Please read Part I, Part II, and Part III before this article) Part III heavily detailed the three most explosive regional factors currently threatening the Balkans, whereas this current chapter will look at three less imminent, but no less impactful, ones that could also throw the region’s stability into jeopardy. The Croatian-Serbian Missile Race Historical […]

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Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, May 13, 2016

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Hybrid Wars 5. Breaking the Balkans (II)

(Please read Part I before this article) The first part spoke at length about the strategic situation in the Balkans and briefly identified the state of affairs in each country, thus infusing the reader with the valuable background knowledge. Continuing with what has already been learned, the research will now transition into an examination of […]

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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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How long will Belgrade seesaw between NATO and Russia?

By Sergey BELOUS (Russia)

Saturday, April 23, 2016

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How long will Belgrade seesaw between NATO and Russia?

“We intentionally set the bar too high for the Serbs to comply.  They need some bombing and that’s what they are going to get.”  This was how then-US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright described the draft peace agreement during a break at the conference in Rambouillet (February 1999).  At the time the Yugoslav delegation had […]

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Are Russians in for yet another war?

By Angela BOROZNA (USA)

Monday, April 4, 2016

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Are Russians in for yet another war?

Do Russians want another war? If you are Russian, you would be surprised by the question. Why would anyone want war (hot or cold)? But if you are an American, and grew up fearing ‘bad Russians’ such question does not surprise you a bit. After all, the whole Cold War was based on the main […]

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Erdogan’s Manual for Terrorising Kurds

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Thursday, February 25, 2016

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Erdogan’s Manual for Terrorising Kurds

The recent terrorist attack in Ankara nearby a military headquarters was used by president Erdogan as another pretext to put the blame on Kurdish armed groups operating in Syria and inside Turkey. In the wink of eye Turkey’s security forces announced the name of the suspect who happened to be a Syrian citizen closely tied […]

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It’s not all Putin’s Fault

By Prof. Stephen COHEN (USA)

Monday, December 7, 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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