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 […]
Tony Blair bears responsibility for his role in advocating for and executing the illegal and detrimental war on Yugoslavia in 1999, the corruption riddled war in Sierra Leone in 2000, the unwise war in Afghanistan in 2001 and the godfather of them all, the illegal, wicked, mass murderous and […]
In 2008, the people of South Ossetia came under a systematic attack from a Georgian regime that had been harassing locals, as well as Russian peacekeepers for many years. The uneasy ceasefire which ended conflicts between Georgia and South Ossetia in 1992 and George and Abkhazia in 1993, was ultimately […]
Reports from the White House indicate that the US Treasury Department is finalising a much hyped $30 billion anti-Chinese tariff initiative which will target a wide variety of goods. Trump recently announced the finalisation of a 25% tariff on steel imports with an accompanying 10% tariff on aluminium. As Canada, […]
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared that his country will withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). Previously, the United States and more recently Russia took a similar move by withdrawing their signatures that would have served as a future basis for becoming full members of the ICC. The ICC […]
When the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte needs a “psychiatric evaluation”, many in the yellow press in The Philippines tended to agree with a ridiculously offensive statement that is not befitting of any major global institution, not least the United […]
Donald Trump is Not The Most Irrational Politician in The West – Especially When it Comes to Free Speech
When it comes to politicians who behave in a rational manner at all times, even when under pressure or in the midst of internationally provocative events, there are more individuals who do not fit such a description than those who do. China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Russia’s Foreign Minister […]
After almost a year of speculation that Rex Tillerson was on the verge of quitting or being fired, Donald Trump has Tweeted that Rex Tillerson is no longer Secretary of State and that he is to be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will […]