Central Asia

Nuclear Factor in International Relations and the “Iranian Problem”

Viktor KOVALEV (Russia) The international politics is increasingly revolving around the nuclear theme. A meltdown of the regime set by the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty was absolutely predictable. Due to its discriminatory character, the Treaty could not prevent the “horizontal proliferation”, the process which turned Israel, India, Pakistan, N. Korea, and […]

Time to Gather Stones

Andrei VOLODIN (Russia) The deepening crisis in countries in Southern Europe (Greece, Portugal, Spain and, perhaps, Italy), the political stalemate in Britain requiring drastic decisions (the pressing need to revise the electoral system of the relative majority), the revival of destructive processes in post-Soviet space (the de facto collapse of […]

The Histrionics of US Drug-Controlled Policy

Evgeny KHRUSCHEV (Russia) From plight to blight The US has launched a surreptitious germ warfare against the hard-working drug-farmers – or so claimed the narco-jihadist propaganda when a “mysterious” blight had suddenly struck the “good” part of the opium poppy fields on the eve of the harvest. A shot in […]

Afghan Heroine Flow Channeled to Russia

Alexander BARENTSEV (Russia) According to the Head of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Assistant Secretary of State D. Johnson, the US State Department’s International Narcotics Control Strategy Report should reject the idea of opium poppy crop eradication in Afghanistan. The production of narcotics in Afghanistan has […]

What Will the Bilderbergers Decide on Iran?

On June 3-6, 2010 the luxurious Dolce Resort in Sitges, Spain will host the next annual meeting of the Bilderberg Group– an unofficial, invitation-only conference of around 130 guests, representing the backstage global elites – most influential figures in international politics, banking, business, the military and media – the sponsors, […]

Iran Signs Uranium Swap Deal

At least we’ve got good news from Tehran: Iran agreed to enrich uranium in Turkey. The menace of imposing international sanctions and further escalation of the Western pressure on this country under nuclear pretext is temporarily diminished. Perhaps it was the first ever notable diplomatic achievement of the BRIC Alliance […]