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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 […]

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 […]

Russia Allocates Over $1 Billion For Syria’s Reconstruction Efforts

MOSCOW/DAMASCUS – While the West, more specifically the United States, is trying hard to prevent Syria’s reconstruction efforts by imposing sanctions on any entity participating in this major undertaking, with the unchanged goal of causing so much misery to the Syrian people in the hope they’ll do the dirty work of toppling President Bashar al-Assad, […]

TIT FOR TAT: China Passes Law Restricting Sensitive Technology Export to US

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, D.C. – China passed a new law that restricts export of sensitive items vital to national security in reprisal for a similar move by the United States. China’s news agency Xinhua said the law was passed on Saturday by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee — the country’s top legislative body — and will […]

Neoliberal Death Knell For Indian Agriculture

By Colin Todhunter – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Sep 21, 2020 FRN In a 2017 article, I asked what might a future India look like and concluded that, if current neoliberal policies continue, there could be dozens of mega-cities with up to 40 million inhabitants and just two to three hundred million (perhaps 15-20% of the […]

Moscow Vows to Retaliate if EU Stops Nord Stream 2 Over Fictitious Navalny Poisoning

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS – After EU MEPs, on Thursday, called for sanctions over the fictitious poisoning of politically irrelevant Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny, Moscow said the move merely fuels anti-Russia hysteria and is aimed at disrupting the Nord Stream 2 project. The European Parliament resolution calls for an international probe into the Navalny case. Its approval […]

UK-EU Rift Widens as Brussels Considers Legal Action Against London Over Brexit, Threatens With Sanctions

LONDON/BRUSSELS – The European Union is reportedly considering taking legal action against the United Kingdom after London announced plans of Prime Minister Boris Johnson to override parts of the Withdrawal Agreement, better known as the Brexit deal, The Telegraph reported. The UK government is seeking to rewrite sections of the Northern Ireland Protocol, part of […]

A False Flag Is Biden’s Only Chance to Win

By Tom Luongo – for Strategic Culture Foundation The Black Revolution is in full swing in the U.S. Over the next sixty days we will be treated to the greatest political show on Earth as the Democrats and their handlers in The Davos Crowd pursue the biggest lie since Climate Change. The events of 2020 […]