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by Christopher Black on 19 Jul 2024 0 Comment

The bullets of an assassin shook the world on Saturday, July 13. Shot by a sniper at a campaign rally in a small town in Pennsylvania, Presidential candidate and former President Trump survived by a hair’s breadth as the assassin’s bullets just missed the centre of his head, which he moved as he spoke, and hit his ear as it whistled by. Photos of the bullet...

by Salman Rafi Sheikh on 18 Jul 2024 0 Comment

The Saudi decision not to renew the 50-year-old petrodollar system is both a symptom of the gradual erosion of the US-led and US-centred global financial order and indicates the imminent arrival of alternative systems of financial transactions in currencies other than the USD. This is at one and the same time both a collapse of the existing world order and t...

by Phil Butler on 17 Jul 2024 0 Comment

The BBC reported the other day and quoted Mr. Putin saying Europe is defenceless in the case of a nuclear exchange with Russia. The Russians have also indicated the right to sell /deploy massive strike weapons to nations threatened by America and the Western allies. This, in response to Washington giving the go-ahead for Ukraine’s Zelensky to hit targets ins...

by Michael Brenner on 16 Jul 2024 0 Comment

Novelty has observers rummaging through their inventory of ideas and concepts to find one to fit the new experience. Its application is supposed to provide some rudimentary meaning about the new phenomenon. Many are content with doing just that – however freighted with inappropriate connotations that label might be, however ambiguous its denotation(s). So, i...

by Andrew Korybko on 15 Jul 2024 0 Comment

Former President and impending Republican Nominee Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt at an outdoor rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday [July 13-ed] days before his party’s national convention after suddenly turning his head at the last second and thus miraculously dodging a bullet that only ended up grazing his ear. The shooter was killed by the Se...

by Vladislav B Sotirovic on 14 Jul 2024 2 Comments

It is of extreme importance to understand the concept and motivation of soft power by China – the rising market power today and already the first export nation with the second-largest economy in the world. Concerning China and its foreign policy, soft power is one of the most frequently used political and social concepts during the last two decades. It has t...

by Aleena Im on 13 Jul 2024 0 Comment

Keir Starmer, the UK’s first Labour prime minister in 14 years, has made many pledges to ‘renew’ the UK after Rishi Sunak’s appalling term. A prolific barrister turned politician, Starmer has seen a steep rise in his political career. He has vowed to make positive changes in the public services that the Brits are currently struggling with. However, with the ...

by Andrew Korybko on 12 Jul 2024 0 Comment

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban visited Moscow on Friday [July -ed] ahead of his trip to Azerbaijan the day after to attend the Organization of Turkic States’ annual summit [July 5-6-ed] that’s being held there this year. This came shortly after his trip to Kiev, the first that he undertook since the latest phase of the decade-long Ukrainian Conflict b...

by Ashwani Mahajan on 11 Jul 2024 2 Comments

INDIA HAS A COALITION government at the Centre after a decade. The Narendra Modi-led NDA government has taken charge with the BJP keeping all key ministries, including defence, home and finance. What can one expect in the first-ever coalition Union Budget under third-time Prime Minister Narendra Modi? What could be the pulls and pressures of laying a Union B...

by Mikhail Gamandiy-Egorov on 10 Jul 2024 0 Comment

In response to attempts by the Western minority to destabilize and sabotage the processes of strengthening the union and integration of the Alliance of Sahel States, the member countries of the alliance have chosen to move towards an additional offensive. All without forgetting to mention the real and worthy external partners of the AES. One thing is obvious...

by Alexandr Svaranc on 09 Jul 2024 0 Comment

The international organisation of BRICS, which currently encompasses 9 states, operates on the principles of equality, non-interference and mutual benefit. Considering the unconstructive and aggressive politics of the Collective West, led by the United States, BRICS is attracting an increasing number of countries opposed to monopoly and the dictate of the un...

by Saquib Salim on 08 Jul 2024 1 Comment

Think of an Indian soldier who vowed not to sleep on a bed till he would not take back Jhangar, in Jammu and Kashmir, from the Pakistani army. He slept on the floor when the temperature was much below zero degrees Celsius. Think of an Indian soldier on whose head a ‘reward’ of Rs. 50,000 was declared by Pakistan. Think of an Indian soldier who ordered his ba...

by Vladislav B Sotirovic on 07 Jul 2024 0 Comment

In the US, elections are organized on a regular basis for the President, both houses of Congress (House of Representatives and Senate), and state and local government offices. In practice, candidates in the majority of cases run for office as members of a party (Democrat or Republican). In principle, whoever wants to run as an independent candidate can organ...

by Salman Rafi Sheikh on 06 Jul 2024 1 Comment

When it comes to estimating the health of China’s economy, including its exports, most Western political and economic pundits tend to look at Chinese trade and economic relations with the West (the US and the EU) mainly. In making these assessments, these pundits quite often ignore China’s trade ties with the ‘Global South’ (ASEAN, South Asia, Middle East, A...

by Vladimir Terehov on 05 Jul 2024 1 Comment

On June 9, Narendra Modi, leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the BJP-headed National Democratic Alliance coalition began his third consecutive term as India’s Prime Minister. He is only the second leader (after Jawaharlal Nehru) to have won a third term since India’s independence. Moreover, for the first time, Narendra Modi’s government has been joined...

by Lama El Horr on 04 Jul 2024 0 Comment

In a context where Washington has designated Beijing as a systemic geopolitical rival, the US administration is striving to reshape the global geopolitical landscape in its favour. To this end, it is using classic diplomatic instruments – without ceasing to resort to unilateral or coercive measures. As a corollary to diplomacy, the media play a key role in W...

by Phil Butler on 03 Jul 2024 0 Comment

It seems inevitable that American advisors / instructors in Ukraine helped Volodymyr Zelensky’s forces target men, women, and children at beaches in Sevastopol with ATACMS tactical missiles supplied by Washington. Meanwhile, news of the cluster warheads (see at the Dzhankoi air base attack in April) reveals more profound implications. “How can I save my lit...

by Andrew Korybko on 02 Jul 2024 0 Comment

It was always unrealistic to imagine that Orban could stop NATO’s plans in Ukraine. Wednesday’s [June 12-ed] meeting between Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg saw the two leaders reach an agreement on the bloc’s military aid to Ukraine. Hungary won’t oppose NATO’s decisions in this regard like it briefly did the EU’s in ex...

by Thierry Meyssan on 01 Jul 2024 0 Comment

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, with a majority in the Knesset but a large minority among his fellow citizens, is threatening to attack Lebanon. If this operation is launched, the Israeli army will not be able to defeat Hezbollah on its own. To save the Hebrew state, the United States will be forced to intervene, but rather than participate dir...

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