Al-Qaeda cells, after being decimated but not erased in Sy-Raq, will be re-activated (re-financed by the West) to magically become “moderate” again.
Because of the developments on the ground Trump most likely did cut funding to “moderate” groups in Syria – simply because the time came to cut losses.
Given impetus after the September 11th attacks in New York in 2001, the technology of “colour revolutions” as an element of fourth generation warfare has become the primary method of hijacking the functions of a foreign sovereign State. This is partially due it being both economically cheaper and less risky than […]
On Jan. 29 the Council of Europe extended the sanctions against a number of influential people in Russia and the Donbass. Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz was right when he admitted that he was skeptical of large-scale economic sanctions, and that “targeted action against specific people who are responsible for […]
It is shocking to learn that the Syrian violence has mounted 200, 000 victims, displaced 6.5 millions from their native shelters and rammed 23 million under the plague of terror and awe. The furthermore sad-fullness of the issue that really aggravates the agony of a sympathetic man, is that this […]
Syria’s first multi-candidate presidential election in more than 40 years has begun earlier today. Facing strong and mostly hypocritical critisism from the West, the poll is about to demonstrate the real scale of public support President Assad is enjoying inside the country, heroically resisting foreign-sponsored aggression for more than three […]
U.S. President Barack Obama is under enormous pressure from political opponents, the media and pundits to push back forcefully against President Vladimir Putin. It was Putin, after all, who not only returned Crimea to Russia but also pledged to defend Russian compatriots elsewhere in Ukraine and around the world. The current U.S. sanctions, which have blacklisted a couple dozen Russian individuals […]
“They shall no more prevail than we give way to.” William Shakespeare, Henry VIII “King Henry the Eighth, to six wives he was wedded. One died, one survived, two divorced, two beheaded.” English mnemonic device From the early 1950s until 2000 the United States supported a number of quasi-fascist regimes […]
During a recent stay in Syria , I was able to observe first hand, substantial demonstrative evidence supporting the thesis that American and Gulf intelligence agencies as well as private arms dealers from these countries top the list of more than two dozen countries benefiting from the crisis in Syria […]
ORIENTAL REVIEW presents the weekly video updates on international security issues and situation in the hot spots of the world. The films prepared by a group of Russian experts are available on the dedicated Youtube channel and the blog Redivision of the World. Update 46. September 17-23, 2012 Main […]
The “parade of autonomies” we are currently witnessing in the Arab world, primarily in Iraq and Libya, is an indicator of the crisis the region’s nation-states are undergoing. Unlike Europe, however, it is less a consequence of integrationist trends than an indicator of the Greater Middle East’s archaism, its return […]
Some bet, as it used to be, that a change in the Russian stance towards the Arab Region will occur and will be similar to what had taken place concerning the Iraqi or Libyan affair. However, a insightful analysis of the Russian stance will rule out such a notion for […]