A huge role in the resolution of the Syrian crisis was played by the Russian diplomats who set in motion the negotiations in Astana, while Russian planes and warships bashed terrorists on the ground.
Duterte is going to feel the heat from the US, and it’s just a question of whether he’ll be in a better position to counteract it if he has absolute power or if he abides by the constitution’s limitations to his authority.
Russia did not get involved in Syria in order to “save Assad”, but to protect the constitutional order of the state and prevent its Libyan-like fall to terrorists.
Ambazonians and Biafra across the Cameroonian-Nigerian border could catalyze a regional crisis and destabilize both fragile states.
The Memorandum on Flight Safety in Syria won’t help to pacify U.S. naked ambitions and ruthless determination to dominate in the skies over Syria.
Turkey, Iran, Indonesia and Pakistan, Islamic nations with formidable militaries and a collective population of over 600 million strongly voice their opposition designating Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Russia might be devising a unique workaround solution whereby it enters into a deal with the YPG to allow Moscow to ensure that the region doesn’t ever get any serious separatist notions.
South Yemen as the newly re-independent state could experience its long-awaited renaissance in having its capital of Aden become the “West Arabian Dubai” along the New Silk Road.
So who initiated irreconcilable confrontation right in the heart of Europe after the WWII and 40-year division of the German people?
There is no state besides Russia that’s capable of managing the growing competition between these two Asian Great Powers.
He cannot make America great again but he can certainly speed up towards making America a fading empire.
The setting up of a base in Sudan would allow Russia to complement its rapprochement with Saudi Arabia by giving it a regional stake in this new theater of the “Gulf Cold War”.