Politics

Russia and China in the Korean Peace Process

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Trilateral talks were held in Moscow on October 9, 2018 between Russia, North Korea and China. The meeting brought together…

US “Downs” Legitimacy After Claim...

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The US boasted of downing an Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz, admittedly in international waters, just miles off…

Erdogan, Cyprus and the Future of NATO

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In recent weeks a dramatic escalation of tension around Turkish oil drilling rig presence in the disputed Exclusive Enterprise Zone surrounding EU member state Cyprus is taking place. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is claiming that Turkey has the right to drill not only in the waters off of Northern Cyprus, but also…

US-Iranian Confrontation in the Persian Gulf....

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Tensions which have been escalating since May this year between the US and Iran in the Persian Gulf and Washington’s military intervention have been making headlines in the Middle East. The Saudi newspaper “Asharq al-Awsat” describes how the US has recently been ramping up their…

Piracy or War?

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Article 22 of the Convention On The High Seas of 1958, states: ‘1. Except where acts of interference derive from powers conferred by treaty, a warship which encounters a foreign merchant ship on the high seas is not justified in boarding her unless there is reasonable ground for suspecting: (a)  That the ship is engaged in piracy; or (b)  That the ship is…

Georgian Rustavi2 TV Journalist Suffers NED-I...

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They will never cease to amaze me, the new depths, even as reported by the BBC … the so-called Georgian media can reach when spurring out carefully scripted hate speech for political ends. Take the case of the Rustavi2 TV station, on a programme aired nationally in…

Yet another Afghan Fiasco for the Politicians...

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The outcome of the most recent Intra-Afghan Dialogue held in Doha (Qatar) on July 7-8 — which brings together civil servants, politicians, members of the public and Taliban representatives — was a disappointment. The event was attended by 17 representatives of the Taliban, classified as an illegal terrorist organization in many…

British Hijack Iranian Ship: Another Day, Ano...

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Had Iran openly hijacked a vessel of any nation, for any reason, plying through waters anywhere on Earth, the US and its allies would immediately cite it as a provocation toward war. In fact, even without evidence, suspiciously timed attacks carried out last month on tankers passing through the Persian Gulf were cited by Washington…

Japan to Invoke Stricter Export Control Measu...

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The author has no other choice but to begin his latest article on the problematic nature of the relationship between Japan and the Republic of Korea / South Korea (both important neighbors of Russia) with either the adverb ‘sadly’ or ‘unfortunately’. The New Eastern Outlook recently…

Liberalism’s Zombies Resist Dr. Putin’s DOA D...

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The most important announcement to come out of the recent G20 Summit was not still more economic and business voodoo. Thank God. The big message from Osaka was Russian President Vladimir Putin’s declaration that “liberalism is dead.” The proclamation stunned half the world and raised applause…

Ursula’s Appointment: Can you Still be ...

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In spite of the fact that the sitting Federal Minister of Defence, Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen has spent a considerable amount of time negotiating with the Liberal Group inside the European parliament, the latter is still not convinced that she could somehow make a decent…

UK’s Hysteria, Provocations and Accusat...

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Throughout centuries, one of the most distinctive features of British foreign policy has been its extensive use of disinformation that would be used to skew public perception of certain event in a way that would be advantageous to London’s imperial aspirations. Previously, this tactics allowed Britain to reap…


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