Hillary Clinton: Threatening China and Asia-Pacific Security

Much has been said about Hillary Clinton’s hostility towards Russia. The Democratic candidate attacks her Republican rival Donald Trump, accusing him of harboring sympathy for Moscow. But Russia is not the only country Mrs. Clinton is hostile to. China policy ranks very high in the presidential race. Neither Trump nor Clinton treats China as a […]

America Keeps Moving Towards War

Very few US official figures are known for their sense of irony, least of all the Defence Secretary Ashton Carter, and it is unfortunate that he and others lacking appreciation of unintentional absurdity would be unable to find dark amusement in the contrast between two recent parallel events. On February 25 the Defence Secretary and […]

The Need for «CSO» Teams in Russia, Serbia, China, and Elsewhere By Wayne Madsen.

When a single multi-billionaire controls not only America’s Radio Free Europe/Radio Free Asia/Radio Liberty operations in Munich and Prague and he virtually owns and operates such non-profit non-governmental organizations like Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International, national governments targeted by such a menace should take notice and respond aggressively. George Soros will continue to dominate […]

No Way Back for Re-Emerging Silk Road in Flux

Xi Jinping’s recent visits to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Iran and his upcoming visit to the Czech Republic in March remind us of more challenges for the «One Belt, One Road» (OBOR) policy now than when it was announced in 2013. At first glance, all countries on Xi’s most recent agenda are part of a […]

Anti-Russia Sanctions to Cause Major Rift in EU

In the first few weeks of 2016, the Western sanctions regime on Russia has been coming under pressure as never before. This has led to hopes that the sanctions may be finally lifted as the European Union is preparing to take the decision this July. Meanwhile, US President Obama has extended for another year US sanctions imposed […]

Europe: Anti-Russian Sanctions Worthless by Pyotr ISKENDEROV

The voices in the EU calling for lifting the anti-Russian sanctions are getting increasingly louder. German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a meeting of the Christian Democratic parliamentary group on February 16 that she would «rather today than tomorrow lift» the sanctions imposed on Russia. Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico put it bluntly saying the sanctions against Russia are «nonsense».«The sooner they are […]

Moscow, rampart against the jihadists by Thierry Meyssan

Since 2012, Moscow has been trying to rally the Western powers to its cause – to defend civilisation against jihadism, as the world was once united against Nazism. In order to do so, it first of all dissociated the White House from the combatants that the United States call « rebels », and whom Moscow […]

Washington Asks Moscow: Please Do Not to Bomb American Troops Operating on the Ground in Northern Syria

Washington has requested Moscow not to bomb areas of Northern Syria where US Special Forces are being deployed. These areas are under the jurisdiction of  so-called “moderate opposition” rebels who are supported by the US and its allies.   The areas in question pertain to pockets of Northern Syria in which various US-NATO supported jihadist groups […]

Russian intelligence report on Turkey’s current assistance to Daesh

Recruitment of foreign terrorist fighters, facilitation of their cross-border movement into Syria and the supply of weapons to the terrorist groups active there. Reportedly, representatives of ISIL — with help from the Turkish intelligence services — have established an extensive network in Antalya for the recruitment of individuals who have arrived in Turkey from the […]

Syria: Has Anyone Stepped Back from the Brink? by Michael Jabara Carley

The Syrian crisis is a good example of duplicity and politician hypocrisy. While the Security Council unanimously adopted two resolutions, the first against the financing of Al Qaeda and Daesh and the second for peace in Syria, the war continues, fueled by… members of the Security Council. Is it an inability to be obeyed by […]

Obama at a Crossroads: to Join Russia or to Fight against It

By Eric Zuesse US President Obama, due to the leadership of his Secretary of State John Kerry, has now turned away from the former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s obsession against Russia, and is trying to back off from what had previously been the Obama Administration’s objective of overthrowing Russia’s Syrian ally Bashar al-Assad, whom even Western […]

There Is No Freedom Without Truth

The military-industrial complex had learned that regardless of the protestations of high-ranking military officers, no cost-overrun, no matter how egregious, went unpaid. Armaments industries and military bases were spread all over the country and were important considerations for every senator and many congressional districts. The chairmen of House and Senate military appropriations subcommittees and armed […]