Global Policy

Two Dead and One Critically Injured As Gunshots Fired at Armenian Bank as Political Situation Remains Uncertain

For nearly a month Armenian politician and newspaper oligarch Nikol Pashinyan has led protests throughout the country demanding effective “regime change” aimed at making Pashinyan, the leader of a parliamentary minority party, the new Prime Minister of the country. After a vote in the National Assembly failed to elect Pashinyan Prime […]

Pashinyan’s Self-Imposed Blockade Is Economic Suicide For Armenia

“Opposition” leader Nikol Pashinyan’s call for a so-called “general strike” after parliament rejected his bid for Prime Minister has led to the self-imposed blockade of Armenia after “protesters” shut down the only highways connecting the landlocked country with the outside world, bringing this failing South Caucasian state closer to economic […]

Asian Powers Are Decreasing Opportunities for the US to Exploit Historic Tensions…With One Notable Exception

A trouble free north east Asia In seven days time Chinese President Xi Jinping, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe will meet to discuss trilateral relations and the rapidly advancing Korean peace process. The meeting which is only the seventh of its kind in history, aims […]

An American of Indian Origin is Protesting The Simpsons While Muslims are Raped and Killed in India and IOK

US born comedian Hari Kondabolu has gained fame for his attacks on the long-running US animated television show The Simpsons. As he outlines in his film The Problem With Apu, Kondabolu finds the show’s fictional character Apu who is meant to be an Indian immigrant, to be objectionable because of the often simplistic and […]

Mattis Proposes Dropping Sanctions Against Countries Buying Both Russian and American Military Hardware

The advent of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) in its current form has the effect of potentially sanctioning any country that buys or even maintains Russian military hardware. According to CAATSA which directly targets Russia with sanctions, third countries, including US partners and allies who buy Russian military […]

Putin Isn’t Bringing Back the USSR and Erdogan Isn’t Bringing Back the Ottoman Empire – Both Are Embracing Genuine Multipolarity with Historically Apt Characteristics

Uzbekistan opens its doors and doors for others  The news that Uzbekistan is about to join the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States, otherwise known as the Turkic Council means that Turkey is on the verge of completing its fraternal body designed to increase economic, diplomatic and cultural inter-connectivity between the Turkic […]