Tag: Soviet Union

Afghanistan Was Designed to Fail And The International Community Has Incubated This Failure

While much of the world has been transfixed by the post-2014 Ukraine conflict and its historical origins, Afghanistan’s internal conflicts and Kabul’s conflicts with its neighbours have followed much the same pattern. The main differences is that Afghanistan’s troubles have been going on for far longer. To understand the similarities […]

The Events in Venezuela Will Have no Impact on The Hanoi Summit Between Kim Jong-un And Donald Trump

In 1950, when war broke out in Korea, China played a decisive role in assuring that the government in Pyongyang would ultimately survive the war, even if DPRK’s (North Korea’s) capital itself was physically destroyed by US lead UN forces. In spite of China having barely recovered from its own […]

Who is More Legitimate: Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela or Ashraf Ghani in Afghanistan?

Objective legitimacy Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro controls all of his country’s legally defined territory in spite of political protests from the opposition (many of which are being funded from abroad) –At present, the Kabul “administration” of Ashraf Ghani is thought to control less than 50% of all Afghan territory whilst by […]