• WHY IS ISRAEL FIGHTING IRAN?

    by - May 14, 2018
    After having ostensibly defeated the Palestinians, Israel feels ready to deal with the more distant threat of Iran By Ofri Ilany What’s the reason for Israel’s current confrontation with Iran? In the past few weeks, the surging...
  • MYANMAR: ARMY CHIEF DEFENDS TREATMENT OF ROHINGYA

    by - May 14, 2018
    Myanmar’s army chief denied his forces committed rape and other sexual abuses during a crackdown he ordered on Rohingya Muslims, as he addressed UN Security Council delegates in the capital Naypyidaw. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing...
  • PUTIN’S PRIVATEERS EXPAND INTO AFRICA

    by - May 14, 2018
    The terrible defeat suffered by forces of the Wagner Group private military company (PMC) at Deir el-Zour (Syria), in early February 2018 did not lead to the demise of this increasingly famous Russian PMC. On the...
  • NICARAGUA: MILITARY CALL FOR END TO VIOLENCE

    by - May 14, 2018
    Nicaragua’s army on Saturday called for an end to violence in the country and distanced itself from President Daniel Ortega, saying it was not repressing anyone for taking part in anti-government protests. Unrest against the president...
  • MALAYSIA: WILL MAHATHIR DUMP ANWAR?

    by - May 14, 2018
    Almost as extraordinary as the shock election result in Malaysia is the unlikely rapprochement between Mahathir Mohamed and his former political nemesis, Anwar Ibrahim. Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mathathir, 92, stunned the political world by defeating Najib...
  • AFRICA’S ALTERNATIVE PATH TO DEVELOPMENT

    by - May 13, 2018
    Recent projections indicate that several Sub-Saharan African countries will experience robust economic growth over the next five years. By 2023, around one-third of the region’s economies will have grown at an average annual rate of 5...
  • LEFT AND RIGHT AGREE ON SYRIA

    by - May 1, 2018
    By Hanaa Hasan | (Middle East Monitor) The sight of yet another chemical attack on civilians in Douma on Saturday 7 April caused the kind of international outrage that the world now expects and has come...
  • INDONESIANS HATE THE CHINESE – BECAUSE THEY ARE JEWISH

    by - Apr 18, 2018
    Home to only a tiny number of Jews, Indonesia is a hotbed of anti-Semitism. The disturbing popularity of Nazi imagery in the country came to international attention with stories of a Third Reich-themed restaurant and a...
  • FLIGHT FROM VENEZUELA COLLAPSE

    by - Apr 17, 2018
    Russia and China, whose leaders remain allied with the dictatorship in Venezuela, have decided not to take over the Venezuelan refineries of Paraguaná. They were offered the refineries by the regime of Nicolás Maduro. The decision...
  • LIBERALISM WINS COSTA RICA ELECTION

    by - Apr 17, 2018
    On Sunday April 1st, one thing was sure: A man with the name of Alvarado would be elected the next president of Costa Rica by the end of the day. Carlos Alvarado Quesada and Fabricio Alvarado...