Whether it is done subtly or overtly in Trump-esque fashion, the seeds of regime change in Venezuela are being sown throughout media discourse… Read More America’s Looming War With Venezuela: What You’re Not Being Told
The geopolitical template of the entire European Union is undergoing one of its most profound changes since the collapse of the Soviet Union more than twenty-five years ago… Read More Turkey, Russia and Interesting New Balkan Geopolitics
No one of these stories is a silver bullet, but they’re all related and point in the same direction: China and Russia are preparing for the split with US-dominated financial architecture… Read More Russia and China Preparing Alternative Banking Architecture
The war party is back in power and the odds of normal relations with Russia have dropped to zero… Read More McMaster Takes Charge: Trump Relinquishes Control of Foreign Policy
By Pepe Escobar and cross-posted from Counterpunch.org Let’s cut to the chase: Ankara 2016 is not Sarajevo 1914. This is not a prelude to WWIII. Whoever plotted the assassination of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov – a cool, calm, collected old-school diplomat – risks a mighty blowback. The assassin, Mevlut Mert Altintas, was… Read More Who Profits from Turkey’s ‘Sarajevo Moment’?
“We’re in the most dangerous confrontation with Russia since the Cuban missile crisis. It needs to be discussed,” said Stephen Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian studies, history, and politics at New York University and Princeton University. … Read More A Minute Closer to Midnight: US Army Sends Tanks to Europe to Confront ‘Aggressive Russia’