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04.07.2013 Viktor Titov
The changes predicted by your humble narrator a month ago in the article “Preparing for a Change of Government in Qatar” has finally took place. The shift of power in Qatar, at least the official part of it, is finished.…
03.07.2013 Alexander Orlov
Yesterday evening the Egypt’s president Mohamed Morsi refused to step down. He justified this decision by the fact that he’s has been legitimately elected, he also stated that the army should return to executing its direct duties. In his turn…
02.07.2013 Vladimir Simonov
As predicted, the Egyptian army was unable to stay away from the fierce confrontation between the supporters of president Morsi and the opposition, demanding him to leave. The military presented Morsi with an ultimatum to leave the Office within 48…
01.07.2013 Konstantin Penzev
There is nothing unique about the Syrian conflict. It is a stage in the ambitious plan Washington and its minions have to control the entire Islamic world. We might refer to it as a plan for a “New Middle East”…
28.06.2013 Viktoria Panfilova
The time is inevitably approaching when, according to Washington and Brussels, the US-led Western military coalition will finally leave Afghanistan. That is giving Russia a serious headache. It stands to reason that are threats emanating from Afghanistan and affecting Russia’s…
23.06.2013 Konstantin Penzev
Why has the United States taken a bulldog death grip on Syria? Why the persistence and unwillingness to resolve the conflict by peaceful means? We might summarize the most popular explanations as follows. 1. The US government’s official explanation is…
21.06.2013 Sergey Pivin
Iranian-Azerbaijani relations have seen hard times in recent years. They were at their worst when Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev declined to participate in the August 2012 Non-Aligned Movement summit that was held in Tehran. The two countries’ leaders have gradually…
20.06.2013 Trofimova Olga
It is extremely difficult to predict how the situation is going to evolve in Yemen, which is caught in a systemic crisis. Only one thing can be said with confidence — the country is beginning a long period of political…
19.06.2013 Vladimir Simonov
Despite the desperate measures taken by the international community to settle the Syrian conflict by arranging the “Geneva – 2” conference, the aggressive lobby that desire a conflict seem to be unable to turn back on their gruesome plans. They…
14.06.2013 Vladimir Simonov
The US government’s decision to supply some types of weapons to the Syrian rebels has given rise to a wide variety of interpretations and assessments. Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham were quick to say that the United States should…
14.06.2013 Konstantin Antipov
Beijing has taken stock of the visits to China by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the first 10 days of May in the context of its emerging strategic policy for getting involved in the…
13.06.2013 Petr Lvov
The situation in Iraq continued growing sharply worse during the second half of May despite the Iraqi government’s efforts to stabilize it. Actions by the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) have been unable to eliminate the pockets of Sunni resistance that…