According to Glenn Kessler’s September 27th Washington Post article, ‘A quick guide to Trump’s false claims about Ukraine and the Bidens’, « Biden was among the many Western officials who pressed for the removal of Shokin because he actually was not investigating the corruption endemic to the country.. »  That is, UkraineContinue Reading/Continuer à lire

Pipeline wars are often overlooked in the scheme of things, where pipelines represent competing national interests of a purely economic sort, beyond the usual political rhetoric surrounding ideology and demagoguery. Because a gas pipeline transports natural gas and not political ideology or dogma, the discussion about policy as driven byContinue Reading/Continuer à lire

En Libye où la guerre entre les deux gouvernements rivaux de Tripoli et de Tobrouk fait rage, des drones d’attaque CAIG Wing Loong 2 (Pterodactyl) des Émirats Arabes Unis soutenant les forces du Maréchal Khalifa Haftar ont bombardé très tôt ce matin du 19 août 2019 des drones turcs BayraktarContinue Reading/Continuer à lire

While the US concentrates on the crimes of its depraved political class, public exposure and the bright light thrown on their heinous crimes seems to have provided a window to get real work done, opposing corrupt US influence elsewhere, especially in Syria. Syrian security forces are making progress in cuttingContinue Reading/Continuer à lire

Le mystère de l’explosion d’un moteur expérimental à propulsion nucléaire dans la région d’Arkhangelsk dans  l’extrême nord de la Russie demeure entier, notamment après la constatation d’une hausse anormale des niveaux de radioactivité près de la zone où aurait eu lieu l’incident. La censure est lourde et quasiment aucune informationContinue Reading/Continuer à lire

There is no doubt that if Hillary Clinton had won the US election in 2016, she would have confronted Russia in Syria. Trump didn’t.  And simply put, Russiagate provided the means to exert pressure on Russia that Clinton would have applied, had she won office. Now Russiagate serves a newContinue Reading/Continuer à lire

Russia’s celebrations of the 69th anniversary of the defeat of fascism in World War II come just days after Ukrainian neo-fascists enacted an appalling Odessa massacre. For those who know their history, the graphic symbolism speaks for itself. And then a geopolitical chess gambit added outright puzzlement to the trademark hypocrisy displayedContinue Reading/Continuer à lire

Moscow confirmed the elimination of the internationally wanted terrorist and leader of the so-called « Caucasian Emirate », Doku Umarov. Doku Umarov’s Caucasian Emirate is one of the many Saudi and US and Israeli-backed Islamist insurgencies in Russia. The illegal Ukrainian authorities in Kiev called in Umarov troops for backup against Russia.Continue Reading/Continuer à lire

L’Inde vient officiellement de prendre possession de son nouveau porte-avions. Baptisé INS Vikramaditya – Brave comme le soleil, en sanscrit – il est issu de la refonte de l’ancien porte-avions russe « Amiral Gorskhov ». Il a fallu cinq années de travaux, et un surcoût de 1.5 milliards de dollars US, pourContinue Reading/Continuer à lire