Global Policy

Iran Might Have Used Hezbollah To Wage An “Infowar” Against Russia

The Hezbollah-run “Al-Manar” TV that misreported the Russian Ambassador to Lebanon’s scandalous anti-missile remarks through a crucial omission of his clarifying caveat might have deliberately done so as part of an Iranian “infowar” operation geared towards provoking further US-Russian tensions, which Iran may have thought would force Russia to side […]

Trump Wants to Be ‘Tiny War Reagan’ in an Age Haunted by the Bush/Obama Equivalent of Vietnam

Ronald Reagan was many things, but one thing he was not was a US President with an appetite for starting long, costly and deadly wars. Of course, Reagan ballooned the military-industrial complex with CIA led adventures in Nicaragua (and the related Iran-Contra scandal), the brief invasion of Grenada and CIA […]

Here Are The Winners and Losers of the Soft Power Battle in The Aftermath of Western Attack on Syria

The Soft Power Winners  Syria/Bashar al-Assad The Syrian President along with the Syrian Arab Army and the Syrian people as a whole have already justifiably cultivated the “David versus Goliath” narrative and for good reason. Syria has since 2011, been under hybrid and often traditional forms of military attack from […]

Syrian President Issues Statement on Escalating Tensions While Trump Issues Disinformation Tweet

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been quoted by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) for the first time since Donald Trump issued a threat to conduct missile strikes against the Syrian Arab Republic. The entire report, taken during a meeting between the Syrian President and Iranian Supreme Leader’s Top Adviser […]