Trump has thus been caught in a trap from which he’ll have immense difficulty escaping, and which requires legendary “deep state” management skills.
Month: July 2017
Is Trump Plotting An Anti-Venezuelan False Flag In Colombia?
The US might shoot down some Venezuelan-originating drug planes over Colombia and try to pin the blame on Caracas.
Abe On The Ropes – Sagging Popularity, Contentious Legacy
The BBC ran a story earlier this week about how Abe has become embroiled in yet another corruption scandal for supposedly helping a friend secure government permission to build a veterinary clinic, which isn’t the first time that he’s accused of apparently abusing his office. As cited by the UK […]
Europe is a scapegoat in the US sanctions war against Russia
The bill on Russia sanctions would effectively halt the plans for Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, aimed at providing EU countries with cheap Russian gas.
The US’ Anti-Nicaragua Sanctions Are Supposed to Spark A Hybrid War Against China
The US is on a sanctions spree against North Korea, Iran and Russia, but lost in the middle of this escalating asymmetrical global drama is Nicaragua.
America’s “Train and Equip” Program in Syria: When Was Financing Actually Stopped?
Because of the developments on the ground Trump most likely did cut funding to “moderate” groups in Syria – simply because the time came to cut losses.
Trump: End The Syria War Now
Trump’s announced retreat from Syria will mark a major turning point in US-Russian relations. It could well avoid a clash between two nuclear powers.
The Croatian-Slovenian Spat Has Far-Reaching Implications For EU Unity
A spat between two former Yugoslav Republics is shaping out to be a pivotal event that could determine the future trajectory of EU-Intermarium relations.
Afghanistan: from Soviet ‘occupation’ to American ‘liberation’
If Afghanistan was an ‘occupied’ country during Soviet dominance from 1979 to 1988, how did it become a free country after Americans entered in 2001?
Washington’s Good Terrorists, Bad Terrorists Policy in Middle East
Karl Marx famously said that history repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce. The only difference between the Afghan jihad back in the ‘80s that spawned Islamic jihadists like the Taliban and al Qaeda for the first time in history and the Libyan and Syrian civil wars, 2011-onward, is […]
Trump shows realism toward Iran
The United States’ regional strategies in the Middle East face multiple challenges and it needs strong nerves and robust realism not to overreact. Importantly, the temptation to display ‘muscular’ diplomacy must be curbed. Thus, the decision by the Trump administration on Monday to certify for the second time Iran’s compliance […]
The Crossed Wires of the “Syrian Revolution”
Given impetus after the September 11th attacks in New York in 2001, the technology of “colour revolutions” as an element of fourth generation warfare has become the primary method of hijacking the functions of a foreign sovereign State. This is partially due it being both economically cheaper and less risky than […]