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Macron Insulted Africans’ Intelligence By Claiming That Multipolar Powers Manipulate Them

The shameless ethno-nationalist supremacy associated with his hateful remark will result in Africans doubling down on their anti-imperialist and Pan-Africanism activism since no self-respecting person would ever capitulate in the face of such blatantly racist pressure and thus voluntarily submit themselves to being dominated by their abuser. French President Macron […]

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Russia-Turkey Reset Eases Regional Tensions

The 4-hour meeting on Friday at Sochi between President Vladimir Putin and President Recep Erdogan promises to be a defining moment in regional politics. The single biggest takeaway from the Sochi meet is, of course, the “win-win” economic partnership between Russia and Turkey that helps Russia, on the one hand, to […]

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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 […]

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NATO Runs Into Multipolar World Order

Germans say the moment of truth for most children comes at the end of Grade 4 when primary education ends in Grundschule. By that reckoning, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) at 73 is in “second childishness and mere oblivion / Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything” — to […]

Turkey Spoils The Big NATO Party

Complacency has been the hallmark of NATO expansion. Over time, it has even become a form of derision, notably directed against Russia. As with many historical matters, records ignored can be records revisited, the second time around sometimes nastier than the first. With the Ukraine conflict raging, a few of […]