Author: Adam Garrie

Time is Ticking for Kabul

Hours ago, two Americans and Kandahar police chief Abdul Raziq were killed after Afghan guards opened fire shortly after the conclusion of a meeting between Raziq, Kandahar’s governor and General Austin S. Miller, the Commander of US troops in Afghanistan. Today’s blood-soaked events make it abundantly clear that the “just a […]

Venezuela’s Formal Abandonment of The Dollar Presents Both Opportunities And Challenges For China

Venezuela embraces the Chinese and pan-European currency as sanctions make the greenback untenable  This week Venezuela officially announced what was already a de-facto reality due to years of increasingly hostile sanctions from the US Treasury Department. Caracas will no longer sell its oil or conduct other forms of bilateral trade […]

The United States Has no Leg to Stand on When Criticising Saudi Arabia – Turkey is One of The Few Countries That Does

It cannot be questioned that the apparent murder of Saudi born journalist Jamal Khashoggi is a tragic event that is deeply distressing at a human level. But beyond this, the political grandstanding of Donald Trump’s opponents in the United States give Saudi Arabian palace coups a bad name when it comes […]