40. The West co-opts the Taliban The three-day conclave in Oslo on January 23-25 for interaction for a core group of Western diplomats with Taliban officials marks a new phase in the political situation in Afghanistan. The West was represented by the US, UK, Germany, France and Italy as well […]
Day: January 27, 2022
What Explains The Croatian President’s Criticism Of NATO’s Anti-Russian Policies?
The takeaway is that Croatia is attempting to pioneer a balancing act between East and West similar in spirit but nonetheless more locally focused than what Russia’s attempting to do across the entirety of Eurasia. This observation confirms the mutual complementarity of their grand strategies, which further adds credence to […]
Serbia Stomps On Rio Tinto’s Lithium Mining Project
On the face of it, there seems to be little in the way of connection between the treatment of Novak Djokovic by Australian authorities and the cooling of the Serbian government towards Rio Tinto. The Anglo-Australian mining giant was confident that it would, at least eventually, win out in gaining […]