Croatian President Zoran Milanovic condemned NATO proxy war plots against Russia and China and the West’s amputation of Serbia’s Kosovo.
The Kosovo Crisis – A Problem With A Double Or Even Triple Bottom
As the New Year approaches, Kosovo, a rebellious part of Serbia with a predominantly Albanian population, has been once again added to the list of active hotspots. The debate over the role of Russia in it has again intensified. After a series of severe provocations, the Kosovo authorities announced an […]
Russia Will Still Strategically Win Even In The Scenario Of A Military Stalemate In Ukraine
The Ukrainian Conflict, which is actually a US-led NATO proxy war on Russia that’s being waged in and through that former Soviet Republic, is trending towards a military stalemate. This observation is based on the likelihood that Russia’s partial mobilization of experienced reservists will eventually stabilize the line of control […]
A Consolation Prize For Ukraine
At the EU summit on 23-24 June Kiev may receive candidate status in the European Union. This will have little effect on Ukraine itself. However, it may turn out that Russia will become the beneficiary of this decision. “The aspiration to belong to the European Union has for many years […]
Creating Cold War Conditions In Asia Isn’t Easy
Only three weeks remain for the summit meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) in Madrid, which is expected to unveil a new Strategic Concept aimed at redefining “the security challenges facing the Alliance and outline the political and military tasks that NATO will carry out to address them.” […]
Why’s The US-Led West So Afraid Of Lavrov Visiting Serbia?
No friendly state would ever do to another what Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Montenegro just did to Serbia, which is disgraceful to the extreme and a violation of the most basic diplomatic norms. They and their American overlord are afraid of Lavrov traveling there because the positive example of Russian-Serbian relations […]
Aroused By Power: Why Madeleine Albright Was Not Right
When involved in war, those who feel like benefactors are bound to congratulate the gun toting initiators. If you so happen to be on the losing end, sentiments are rather different. Complicity and cause in murder come to mind. The late US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will always be […]
The Crash Of A Ukrainian-Originating Drone In Croatia Exposed NATO’s Vulnerabilities
NATO isn’t truly guaranteeing its members’ security interests like it claims is its purpose otherwise someone or another would have tried shooting down that mysterious drone that’s now known to have been armed with explosives. Instead, the bloc let it fly through the airspace of three separate member states prior […]
Holy Wars Have No Timeline
A French presidency official said on Saturday that Russian President Vladimir Putin “did not show a willingness” to end the special operation in Ukraine during a call with President Emmanuel Macron and Chancellor Olaf Scholz in the weekend. The Russian readout said Putin informed the two European leaders of “the real situation […]
The Balkans And Islamic Radical Extremism
There are many American and other Western journalists and political analysts who have been severely criticizing U.S. policy in the Balkans during the last 30 years but especially in the 1990s during the time of the brutal destruction of ex-Yugoslavia followed by the bloody civil war primarily because the U.S. […]
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 […]