I will not dwell either on the prehistory nor early history of the region of Kosovo-Metochia (KosMet) in this article. The Montenegrins and medieval Serbia It used to pass from one state to the other, until Stephan Nemanja (1166−1196), a nobleman from Zeta (present-day Montenegro), founded the state of Serbia, […]
Month: June 2020
None Of Your Business: China, Hong Kong And A Question Of Sovereignty
Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam seemed to relish it before the cameras this week. The United States was enduring extensive shudders of internal instability in the wake of the George Floyd protests. Dubious proposals to deploy the military were on the books. This was a superb stage show. The […]
Enough With The Consensus Already!
In theory, politicians and doctors who have studied for a long time are scientists. But in practice, few have a scientific approach. No one today wants to take responsibility for the allegedly sanitary measures that have been taken. They all take refuge behind collegial decisions, the invocation of science and consensus.
The US Authorities Are Trying To Force INTERPOL To Get Involved In ‘Russiagate’
US law enforcement agencies are doing everything they can to keep the matter of Russia’s alleged interference in the country’s 2016 presidential election alive. Despite the collapse of special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation to search for any trace of Russia and his admission in 2019 that there was no evidence […]
SpaceX, NASA And Space Privatisation
It would be too simple to regard the latest space venture, funded by Elon Musk, as entirely a matter of vast ego and deeply-pocked adventurism. But it would be close. The successful delivery of astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken of NASA as part of the joint mission with SpaceX […]
Is There A Colour Revolution Going On In The US?
Minneapolis has declared a state of emergency. For a week now, protests have raged on unabated in Minnesota’s largest city at the police murder of unarmed black man George Floyd. Initially peaceful, the protests have quickly escalated into clashes with the police, looting and arson. President Trump has condemned the […]
Geopolitics Visibly Heading Toward Confrontation
The recent developments in geopolitics are a clear indication of conflicts. The US was a unique superpower for a couple of decades and unwilling to share or pass on the status of superpower to any other country. While it is a natural cycle and in the past, many superpowers enjoyed […]
Death, Protest And George Floyd
Mobs are unruly, headless things. The message is the action. The platform is often violence. But what is happening across the United States cannot simply be labelled as a looting-leads-to-shooting episode. It ranks as another chapter of enraged despair and untidy opportunism. It all began with a savage act in […]
Trump Versus Twitter
Sawing off the branch you sit on can hardly be the best of policies. But that all depends on the nature of the branch. US President Donald Trump has huffed himself into another small historical moment, going on the offensive against social media companies using the very language his faux […]