US/EU

At Davos, China Offered Hope While Trump Scapegoated China for America’s Internal Decline

The World Economic Forum in Davos is increasingly becoming something of an old fashioned ‘boys club’, more intent on self-congratulatory statements than meaningful proposals and ideas which can move the world forward into the age of prosperity derived from respectful inter-connectivity. This may be one of the reasons why China’s […]

The Emergence of International Terrorist Groups Has A Causal Relationship With Western Wars of Aggression

American and British diplomats thought Saddam Hussein spoke “with great warmth”, was “remarkable” and “pragmatic”. The United States may not have intentionally created ISIS, but the 2003 Iraq invasion laid the foundations for its emergence. Analysts such as Graham Fuller, a former CIA operations officer for 20 years, said the attack […]

While Greeks and Slavs Fight Over Macedonia’s Naming Rights–Albanian Terrorism Threatens An Entire Region

The Macedonian naming dispute between the Hellenic Republic and the Republic of Macedonia (aka the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), is back in the news due to the Premier of the FYROM Zoran Zaev and his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras’ recent meeting at the World Economic Forum in Davos. While many […]

Turkey Will Chase Syrian Kurds to Iraqi Border In New Direct Threat to US

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erodgan has clarified the size and scope of Operation Olive Branch during a speech where he stated that once Afrin is pacified, Turkey will move to further east to the Kurdish YPG-PYD–PKK enclave in Manbij and eventually to the Iraqi border. This is significant because while even Russian […]

Germany Halts Tank Deliveries To Turkey Due To Ankara’s Anti-YPG/PKK Operation

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has stated that due to German “concerns” over Turkey’s anti-YPG/PKK Operation Olive Branch in northern Syria, Berlin will suspend the delivery of Leopard tanks to Turkey. Over the last month, Turkish officials have attempted to conduct a rapprochement with Germany after Ankara-Berlin relations hit new […]