Ukraine

Get Ready For A New Chernobyl In Ukraine

With the onset of winter and the increasing strain on Ukraine’s energy system, the threat of a new nuclear disaster in Central Europe is becoming more than just a theoretical danger...

The Legacy Of Reagan's Civilian 'PsyOps'

"In more recent years, the wording of the program may have changed to more pleasing euphemisms. But the idea is the same: how you can use psyops, propaganda and disinformation to sell U.S. government policies abroad and at home."

The Curious Case Of Missing The Market Boom

"I don’t want to kill your dream, and I don’t have to. The dream will kill itself. You’ll hear a monumental ‘POP’ go off, and then you’re back in reality..."

China Launches Yuan-Ruble Payment System

China and Russia are continuing to shift away from dollar-based trade, and converging on commerce which will eventually be backstopped by gold, or what is gradually emerging as an Eastern gold standard.

NATO "Concerned By Russia's Military Buildup Close To Our Borders"

"For NATO to be alleging to be 'concerned by Russia’s military buildup close to our borders' is amazing, since NATO is militarily building up not only 'close to' Russia’s borders, but right on Russia’s borders (such as in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania) and is now seeking to add Ukraine as a member,.."

What Saudis Hope To Get Out Of Russia Ties

The Russian-Saudi entente is not going to be smooth. The climactic event last week drawing Saudi Arabia into President Vladimir Putin’s Middle East sphere of influence, must be assessed with a sense of proportions.

Is Saudi Arabia's Grand Strategy Shifting?

"Even in this era of global paradigmatic changes, Saudi Arabia’s shifting grand strategy is perhaps one of the most surprising developments to occur thus far..."