The big take-away of Germany’s first election of the post-Merkel era is that none of the parties has ‘won’ and each of the parties has reason to look miserable and feel disappointed with their performance. A new political landscape is struggling to be born. For the ruling Christian Democrats [CDU], […]
Day: September 28, 2021
Afghanistan: Where’s The Cash?
Afghanistan’s US-run government was the world’s largest producer and exporter of opium, morphine, and the end-product, heroin. As it did after first seizing power in the mid-1990’s, Taliban, the Islamic anti-drug and anti-communist movement, is shutting down the Afghan drug trade. Billions worth of heroin, opium and morphine that had […]
NATO’s Baltic Air Drills Spoil The Geneva Spirit
Relations between Russia and the West remain tense in spite of the Kremlin’s best efforts to improve them without compromising on its interests so it would be best if these drills were suspended or at the very least reduced in scale and not held so close to its borders. NATO […]