In Orthodox understanding, the bloodless sacrifice of the Eucharist is the primary act of worship. It is not something we do while we worship: it is what worship truly is.
Month: December 2017
2018 Outlook: Latin America
An exclusive strategic forecast of the political and security developments in Latin America for the Year 2018, by the author of Sputnik radio’s Context Countdown program.
2018 Outlook: Africa
An exclusive strategic forecast of the political and security developments in Africa for the Year 2018, by the author of Sputnik radio’s Context Countdown program.
The UAE Is Helping America By Propagating A Warped Form Of Arab Nationalism
The US-backed Emirati reiteration of Arab Nationalism is clearly distinguishable in form from its original Egyptian one and is intended to make the “patriotic” case for essentially selling out the Palestinians on the basis of “resisting Turkish and Persian/Iranian imperialism”.
Trump: Agent Of Chaos (a.k.a. “The Kraken”)
The Kraken is purposely destroying all remnants of the “old order” that he touches from NAFTA to the Jerusalem status quo in his epic quest to “Make America Great Again”.
Ahed Tamimi Proves That There Isn’t A Third Intifada
Instead of asking why there aren’t thousands of Tamimis, people are satisfied that there was at least one who was brave enough to slap an Israeli soldier on camera.
New Low of Ignorance: Nikki Haley Targetted by the Russian Pranksters
It shows both a lack of personal judgement and a lack of geo-political knowledge on the part of a woman whose job title would dictate that she should have a great deal of both.
What Difference Does It Really Make If China Sent Soldiers To Syria Or Not?
While it’s conceivable that China might have some advisors and trainers present in Syria, it’s unlikely to ever move beyond non-combat forces.
Put the Dickens Back in Christmas!
I can think of no better homage to the man who “created” the modern celebration of the holiday than to read his delightful A Christmas Carol.
The Obama-Hezbollah Conspiracy Could Shake The “Deep State” And Latin America
The codename given to the investigation into Hezbollah’s global economic network was “Operation Cassandra”, and it alleges to have discovered the mechanics behind the group’s self-sustaining financial ecosystem.
Trump Saved St. Pete’s Because He Wants A Piece Of The Syrian Pie
The US did the right thing for self-interested reasons that have to do with its envisioned role in determining the outcome of the Russian-led political solution to the War on Syria.
What is Concert of Powers in International Relations
The 18th century experienced three wars between the great European powers as a response to one another’s attempt to impose a geopolitical domination over Europe.