Miscellaneous

A Musical Greeting From Belarusian President’s Son To China On Eve of Spring Festival

On the 16th of February, China will begin celebrations of the Spring Festival, a fifteen day festival commemorating the traditional lunar new year. While world leaders and dignitaries throughout the world are sending fraternal greetings to President Xi Jinping and the Chinese people, the son of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has […]

The US Military Bears Its Share of Responsibility For The Florida School Shooting

In 2010, Wikileaks published a leaked video taken from a US helicopter that showed a 2007 attack on unarmed journalists and their associates in eastern Baghdad. When civilians, including children came to offer the fallen journalists assistance, they too were murdered by the American servicemen in the Apache attack helicopter. […]

Russia’s Latest Investment In Saudi Arabia Continues To Shift Balance of Power In The Middle East Away From US

With little fanfare, Russia and Saudi Arabia have reached an agreement wherein Moscow will invest in the forthcoming IPO of Aramco, the state-owned Saudi energy giant that is about to go public. Early indications are that Russian investors will purchase substantial shares of the 5% of Aramco’s total public value […]

While Indian Cinema Descends Into The Gutter, China Helps Promote Morally Uplifting Films

South Asia has been gripped by a scandal surrounding an Indian film called “Padman” which fetishises female menstruation, while publicly airing private biological functions.  Pakistani officials have moved to ban the film, saying that it is not in keeping with Pakistani values. This itself has led to a sadly predictable […]