Israel Pushes Washington Towards Another War
A lot of media articles based on reliable information have already been published about how Israel is using its lobby in the US to push Washington to implement Israel’s preferred policy in the Palestinian-Israeli peace-making process, in the Middle East, in armed confrontation, military interventions and the destruction of Israel’s military-strategic opponents in the region. […]
Can European Migrant Crisis be Resolved?
Since 2015, the flow of refugees escaping unending wars in the Middle East and Africa, which the United States and European nations are engaged in, into Europe has continued. The situation has transformed into a real crisis and resulted in increased social tensions in many of the EU member states. France is facing quite a […]
A Worrisome Demographic Trajectory: Are We on the Brink of Extinction?
According to an estimation provided by the UN, the global population is bound to reach some 11 billion people in the near future, with annual growth reaching no more than 0.1% – a major decline from previous rates we’ve grown accustomed to. Between 1950 and today, the world’s population grew between 1% and 2% each year, with […]
What are Washington’s New Goals in Central Asia?
The ongoing catastrophy that would typically be referred to as the US “military presence” in Afghanistan has lasted for almost two decades, yet Washington has so far failed to demonstrate to the rest of the world its “humanitarian intentions” in this country. At the same time, we’ve seen no shortage of bold statements made by US officials […]
Peace and the Withdrawal of American Soldiers from Afghanistan Put on Hold
According to Hawa Alam Nuristani, Chairwoman of the Independent Election Commission of Afghanistan, the current president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, came first in the country’s presidential election in late September, gaining 50.64% of the vote. Meanwhile the media previously reported that the campaign team of another presidential candidate, the country’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, filed […]
Turkey and Israel: Enemies or Allies?
After Israel was created in 1948, Turkey became its most important partner in the Middle East. Ankara recognized the Jewish state as far back as 1949, establishing official diplomatic relations with it, which clearly illustrated the direction of Turkey’s foreign policy. The first two Israeli prime ministers, David Ben-Gurion and Moshe Sharett, spoke Turkish. However, […]
Are Turkey and the US Getting their Divorce Papers?
The well-established relations between Washington and one of its most important NATO allies – Turkey, has recently come under strain due to a growing list of differences between the two and their often conflicting interests. Washington has responded to this development by sending the Turkish lira into a free fall that has recently hit a record low against the dollar. Although Turkish President Erdogan upon establishing his own party in […]
The Disappointing Aftermath of NATO’s 70th Anniversary
The summit marking the 70th anniversary of NATO held at Watford near London was, quite predictably, a disappointment. The media has already dubbed it as the shortest and least productive in the history of the Alliance, and the number of scandals during the event has broken all records. Tensions flared on the very first day […]
The Latin Alphabet in Central Asia — America’s Geopolitical Tool
Central Asia has long been one of the key fronts in America’s ideological battle and information war against Russia. A year ago, the American geopolitical intelligence platform Stratfor published its forecast for US policy in Central Asia, which focuses much attention on Russia. Analysts from this agency, which is dubbed the “Shadow CIA”, indicated in […]
The Reaction of America’s European Allies to Nuclear Escalation in Europe
There are reportedly around 20 B61 nuclear bombs at the German Bundeswehr’s Büchel Air Base alone. If an armed conflict were to break out, German pilots flying Panavia Tornado aircraft would drop nuclear bombs on the “enemy”. American nuclear bombs are also stored at the Incirlik Air Base in Turkey and Aviano Air Base in […]
Against Whom the US Wants to ‘Strengthen Cooperation’ with Mongolia?
Mongolia’s role in international relations and the global economy is largely determined by its location right in the heart of Asia, its impressive reserves of minerals (copper, coal, molybdenum, tin, tungsten, gold), and its common border with two Eurasian giants – Russia and China. Also important is the fact that Mongolia is a natural transport […]
USA Bolsters Anti-Chinese Efforts in the Indo-Pacific
In response to China’s increasing political and economic clout in the region of South Asia, Washington has intensified its efforts to promote its concept of the free and open Indo Pacific. Donald Trump’s administration has borrowed this expression from Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe, who described his vision for the Indo Pacific region in […]