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Pan-Turkism And Its Impact in Modern Geopolitics

By Jim Aristopoulos – From September 27 to November 10 there was a war between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the territory of Artsakh that received the attention of the whole international community. We not only witnessed the great support of Turkey and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev towards the war effort, […]

The Germans Are Back!

By CJ Hopkins – Originally at OffGuardian– Published Nov 23, 2020 FRN Break out the Wagner, folks…the Germans are back! No, not the warm, fuzzy, pussified, peace-loving, post-war Germans … the Germans! You know the ones I mean. The “I didn’t know where the trains were going” Germans. The “I was just following orders” Germans. The other Germans. Yeah…those Germans. In […]

F-16s Falling Apart: Why Middle-Eastern Nation’s F-16 Fighter Jets Have Been A Complete Catastrophe?

By Mansij Asthana (EAT) – Iraqi Air Force (IQAF) pilots have claimed that their country’s whopping $4.3 billion F-16 fighter jet deal signed with United States aerospace juggernaut Lockheed Martin has been falling apart almost a decade after completion. Just prior to former US President Barack Obama’s decision to withdraw the country’s troops from Iraq, Baghdad in […]

What Can Russia do With Erdogan

By Timofey Bordachev – Our discussion on the Turkish issue is now a combination of two opposing points of view. One believes that Ankara is an insidious and dangerous adversary, stretching out the tentacles of its influence to the Muslim-majority countries of the former USSR and, in the long-term, even to certain regions of Russia […]

Cultural Еrasure Мay Spark The Next Nagorno-Karabakh War

A man stands in a destroyed window of a cultural center after an Azerbaijan shelling over the Martuni village on October 11, 2020. Photo: Celestino Arce/NurPhoto via AFP By Simon Maghakyan – Azerbaijan’s recent 44-day war on Armenia-backed Artsakh, better known by its Soviet name of Nagorno-Karabakh, resulted in a Moscow-brokered deal earlier this week […]

Five Main Mysteries of The Second Karabakh War

By Evgeny Krutikov, originally at Vzglyad – The end of the Second Karabakh War gave rise to many mysteries and conspiracy theories. Indeed, some of the circumstances of this conflict are extremely mysterious, or at least paradoxical from the point of view of conventional military logic. Apparently, the Armenian leadership has itself provoked a political […]

Politics and Lies – Tracing the Roots

By Spasoje Dragićević – According to the classical image of politicians, they must be liars by the very requirements of their profession. Most people would agree with this notion, if not regarding the politicians they themselves vote for, at least when it comes to their rivals. Given that such association of politics with lying is certainly […]

Why Conspiracy Denialists are Wrong

People who question the mainstream narratives are often labelled “conspiracy theorists”. They are accused of having an “anthropogenic” and “anthropocentric” worldview. They are being criticised for, supposedly, believing that everything is caused by humans, or, more specifically, by the people of power. The “mainstream narrative dissidents” are said to have a tendency to personalise many […]

The Balkanization and Hybrid Warfare Against Sudan

By Dr. Bischara Ali EGAL, August 30, 2020 Introduction: In November, 2017, Former Sudanese Pres. Omar Al-Bashir paid a quick and urgent arranged visit to pleading with President Putin “that his country needs protection from the U.S. and could serve as a gateway to Africa for Moscow”. Al-Bashir, speaking at the start of his meeting […]