Middle East

Egypt Should Give Europe a Fidel Castro Style Ultimatum Over Support For Muslim Brotherhood

From the Cuban Revolution to the present day, the US attests that Havana is holding thousands of political prisoners in decrepit jails, without actually bothering to examine their own assertions. In 1980, Cuban President Fidel Castro called America’s bluff by releasing 125,000 prisoners and sending them on boats headed towards […]

Turkish Foreign Minister Tells Lying Macron to “Become More Serious”

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has just concluded at a press conference alongside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in which the Foreign Minister attempted and largely succeeded in injecting reason, logic and honesty into a geopolitical narrative that has been poisoned by the French President’s dishonest rhetoric. During a statement in which […]

Iran Might Have Used Hezbollah To Wage An “Infowar” Against Russia

The Hezbollah-run “Al-Manar” TV that misreported the Russian Ambassador to Lebanon’s scandalous anti-missile remarks through a crucial omission of his clarifying caveat might have deliberately done so as part of an Iranian “infowar” operation geared towards provoking further US-Russian tensions, which Iran may have thought would force Russia to side […]

Trump Wants to Be ‘Tiny War Reagan’ in an Age Haunted by the Bush/Obama Equivalent of Vietnam

Ronald Reagan was many things, but one thing he was not was a US President with an appetite for starting long, costly and deadly wars. Of course, Reagan ballooned the military-industrial complex with CIA led adventures in Nicaragua (and the related Iran-Contra scandal), the brief invasion of Grenada and CIA […]

Syrian Ambassador al-Jaafari: US Attacked Facility Confirmed by OPCW as Having No Chemical Weapons

Syria’s envoy to the United Nations, Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari has expressed his country’s “disgust” with the criminal tripartite aggression of the US, UK and France against the Syrian Arab Republic, before an emergency meeting of the Security Council. Questioning whether the international community is a genuine community of global nations […]

Here Are The Winners and Losers of the Soft Power Battle in The Aftermath of Western Attack on Syria

The Soft Power Winners  Syria/Bashar al-Assad The Syrian President along with the Syrian Arab Army and the Syrian people as a whole have already justifiably cultivated the “David versus Goliath” narrative and for good reason. Syria has since 2011, been under hybrid and often traditional forms of military attack from […]