At the moment, one of the biggest obstacles in finalising a peace summit between Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, is selecting a location that is considered politically neutral and geographically reasonable. This means that it will likely not be held on the Korean peninsula, nor on the soil of any […]
Robert Mugabe founded modern Zimbabwe in 1980 after a protracted struggle against the white minority regime of Ian Smith. Since then, Mugabe ruled Zimbabwe first as Prime Minister and later as a powerful President. This seemingly unassailable rule came to an end in November of 2017, after the Army took […]
“Because no battle is ever won he said. They are not even fought. The field only reveals to man his own folly and despair, and victory is an illusion of philosophers and fools.” —William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury The encompassing fog of ‘war’ and ‘terror’ has initiated a […]
The deeply politicised International Criminal Court, of which none of the three global superpowers (China, Russia, US) are members, has long been associated with the prosecution and persecution of African leaders. In fact 90% of all defendants brought before the ICC have been Africans. In 2016, the Gambia, South Africa […]
When it comes to ascertaining what the US actually thinks of a country, judge not what the US says but what the US does. This is particularly true in respect of the US military. The Wall Street Journal was the first to report that the US is drastically cutting back operational […]
Iran’s influential Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has concluded a three day visit to Pakistan. While many international eyes have been focused on the war in Syria and Britain’s new cold war with Russia, an incredibly positive development has occurred in Islamabad. Two countries that between the 1950s and 1970s were close […]
Today’s world is more interconnected than ever before, and in a manner of ways. On the positive end of the spectrum, one witnesses the fomentation of joint economic and trading ventures like One Belt–One Road and on the negative end of the spectrum, one witnesses the phenomenon of state sponsored […]
Of all the recent farcical sessions of the UN Security Council to have transpired in recent years, today’s was one of the most surreal. The UN Security council had initially opted to hold a private meeting to discuss what in a saner circumstance would be a localised police issue in […]
Artists, dignitaries and the Russian President gather in The Hero City of Sevastopol to celebrate three years of Crimean reunification.
Why is The UN Talking About Evidence-Free Russian “Involvement” in Europe While Ignoring Kurdish Terrorism in Europe?
Throughout Europe, headlines have been dominated by the mysterious poisoning of a retired British spy of Russian origin Sergey Skripal who is currently hospitalised in England. The issue will now be brought before the UN Security Council by the UK government in a session which will shortly convene. But old spies mysteriously […]