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Houthis Release Hundreds of Pro-Saleh Captives

When members of the Ansar Allah Group, commonly referred to as the Houthis, assassinated former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh in December of 2017, it was seen by many as a transformative moment in the Yemen conflict. Saleh’s alliance with the Houthis was always something of a pragmatic alliance rather than […]

Rapplergate Versus Russiagate: How the “International Community” Shows It’s Anti-Filipino Bias

Philippines is a free country. It is so free that what I am about to write will be more heavily debated among Filipinos of all political viewpoints that most articles I write about other countries. Nevertheless, the United Nations Human Rights Commission has gone out of its way to condemn […]

Modern Asia’s “Win-Win” Model Has Averted War Between Turkey, Iran and Russia

The fall of the Russian Empire, more even than that of the Austro-Hungarian or German, was fundamentally the broadest cause of the Second World War. When Lenin forfeited vast swaths of territory in the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, it set the stage for a myriad of ethno-nationalist conflicts in the areas from […]

Afghanistan’s Return To Carnage and America’s Most Devious “Forgotten War”

Today’s massive car bombing in central Kabul has already taken nearly 100 lives. This death toll is expected to rise within the coming hours. Today’s blast followed a large scale attack on the Inter-Continental Hotel Kabul where Taliban gunmen killed over 40 civilians. #Breaking Explosion rocks #Kabul City — Zalmay.Akbar […]

Turkey Demands the US Immediately Withdraw From YPG Occupied Syrian City of Manbij

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has issued a statement demanding the US withdraw its forces from the northern Syrian city of Manbij in Aleppo Governorate. Like the YPG-PYD controlled city of Afrin, Manbij has fallen to the Kurdish regime called “Rojava” by its supporters. Yesterday, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to […]

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 […]