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Obama’s Middle East Speech: Same Old Policy in New Gift Paper

President Obama’s much-heralded speech outlining his administration’s approach to the so-called “Arab Spring” and the Israeli-Palestinian impasse was generally greeted by yawns from the Arab world and outright hostility from the extremist right-wing government of Israel. Obama’s promise to aid reformist governments in Egypt and Tunisia with billions of dollars […]

Russia and Europe: Destination Unknown

A conference titled “The Politico-Military Dimension of European Security: Proposals and Perspectives” co-hosted by Russia’s and Greece’s foreign ministries was held in Athens on May 17, 2011. It focused on the interactions between Russia and Greece in the security sphere, trust-building measures, and arms control. The themes obviously being of […]

“Western poker” in Syria

The current events confirm the forecasts made by experts, who became a skilled hand in analyzing the Western politics regarding the “undeveloped” countries. A week ago we wrote that we may soon expect sanctions against Syria. On May 18, the sanctions were imposed. President Barack Obama has announced that the […]

Truth on Libya Now Leaked To Mainstream

ORIENTAL REVIEW publishes a recent report by the Russian leading national TV channel on situation in Libya. There are several new astonishing facts released for the first time in mainstream media concerning the underestimated support to Gaddafi by Libyan tribal leaders and the atrocities committed by ‘peaceful’ rebels in Misrata […]