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04.12.2013 Riad Haddad

The content of the events that have been unfolding in Syria since March 2011 does not fall within the terms which are being used today when the talk is about the open war declared on Syria more than two and a half years ago...

04.12.2013 Nikolai Bobkin

Not trusting Tehran in its intent to fulfil the agreement concluded in Geneva, Israel has appointed itself as the main fighter for the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons in the Middle East. Substituting the International Atomic Energy...

03.12.2013 Konstantin Asmolov

There is no radical new evidence against the United Progressive Party. However, according to the National Security Law, it is enough what the investigators already have, moreover, the fact that there was meeting is undisputed, and only quotes are being challenged as taken out of context...

03.12.2013 Henry Kamens

Much is said nowadays about the East vs West face off. If two separate spheres of influence exist they cannot have the same values, or there would be a single sphere of influence in which different powers were competing in order to expand their influence. Therefore both sides have played...

02.12.2013 Salman Rafi Sheikh

One of the most conspicuous features of the international system is the shifting nature of what are commonly called the “durable alliances.” Perhaps, it is for this very reason that state to state relations and alliances are more often characterized as artificial in the sense that they...

02.12.2013 Natalya Zamarayeva

The election on November 7, 2013 by the TTP Shura (council in North Waziristan of Maulana Fazlullah, as the new leader of the Taliban Movement of Pakistan (TTP makes significant adjustments in the activities of the organization, and the political situation in Pakistan...

01.12.2013 Vladimir Karyakin

The key problem of Russian statehood is that Russia, in terms of geopolitics, is not a classical imperial formation. At the same time, by its ethno-national structure, it does not correspond to the nation state category either. This contradiction can be resolved only through a “re-assembly...

30.11.2013 Journal NEO

On November 28 the first international NEO conference: “The Role of Russian and foreign electronic media in the objective coverage of the most pressing international challenges of our time” took place in the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences...

30.11.2013 Gordon Duff
 

Inexorably, issues tied to the conflicts in the Middle East will focus on the US and Israel. Decades ago, Israel was spoken of as either America’s “aircraft carrier” or “junkyard dog.” Now, as we see Israeli influence wielded against President Obama and his national security...

29.11.2013 Natalya Zamarayeva

In a mid-November address to Pakistan's national assembly, the country's interior minister, Chaudhry Nisar, stated that the government ought to put off its efforts to negotiate with the Pakistani Taliban. His admonition came on the heels of the refusal of the group's new leader...

28.11.2013 Vladimir Platov

Two years have passed since the United States and NATO carried out a force operation aimed at the change of regime in Libya. The war, which lasted for about eight months, had been proclaimed by Washington and its main allies in NATO – Britain and France – as the humanitarian intervention for...

28.11.2013 Konstantin Penzev

If the "Golden Triangle" had turned out to be the only area in the world suitable for cultivating the opium poppy, then the Vietnam War would have probably taken a totally different turn. But this time the world managed again to avoid another small nuclear bombing. To the joy of all...