Continuing Diplomacy by Other Means

Timofei Bordachev A year ago, a series of negotiations between Russia and the West on the international order in Europe, based on Moscow’s December 2021 proposals for mutual security guarantees, ended without any results. Despite the fact that these proposals formally dealt only with the military and political sphere, their hypothetical consequence could be the…

British Psychological Warfare Threatens Balkan Conflict

Kit Klarenberg NATO soldiers patrol a roadblock set up by ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo, on Aug. 1, 2022 Image: Sratfor Ever since the war in Ukraine began, speculation has swirled about a “second front” opening in the Balkans – in particular, Bosnia and Herzegovina, with the country’s internal Republika Srpska at the centre of these concerns….

Russian Large-Scale Combat Actions in Ukraine Expected in February

Lucas Leiroz A new wave of activity is expected for the Russian special military operation during February. The recent changes in the command of the operation appear to have been carefully planned in order to elevate the combat to a new level and several of Moscow’s strategic objectives may soon be achieved, radically changing the…

1993: The Barry R. Posen Plan for War on Russia via Zombie State Ukraine

Mendelssohn Moses “We are fighting a war against Russia and not against each other,” German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, January 24, 2023. (For an unauthorised biography of Baerbock, see here). On July 27, 1993, the US Department of Defense (DoD) and the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense (MoD) signed a…

U.S. Imperialism Can Only be Defeated Through the Sacrifices War Entails

Rainer Shea Above: The Prizrak Brigade, the Donbass volunteer fighting group When the DPRK diplomat Kim Yo-jong recently stated that “We will always stand in the same trench with the service personnel and people of Russia who have turned out in the struggle to defend the dignity and honor of the state,” she was speaking…

Operation Z: The Hidden Truth about the War in Ukraine

Jacques Baud We are so very pleased to bring our a readers a sample from Jacques Baud’s book on the conflict in the Ukraine, which has just been translated into English. It is called Operation Z (which is the code-name of the Special Military Operation launched by Russia on February 24, 2022). We have been waiting eagerly…

7th Celac Summit: Between Evasion and Reality

Stephen Sefton The ambivalence inherent in the Final Declaration is also reflected in its support for decolonization and human rights without calling for the closure and withdrawal of the US military base at Guantanamo or condemning the permanent abuse of human rights the base represents as a center for illegal detention and torture. That omission…

Lula Proposes BRICS Currency, but Makes Unfriendly Comments Towards Russia and China

Editorial Comment: The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) praised Lula’s public condemnation of Russia’s “invasion and occupation of Ukraine” – something they claim Jair Bolsonaro would not do.  Just prior to Lula’s trip to Argentina, “the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) and the Ukrainian-Brazilian Central Representation (UBCR) appealed to the president to increase support for Ukraine in 2023.”…

NATO Continues Its Disarmament

Moon of Alabama NATO is continuing its disarmament mission. France to send an extra 12 powerful Caesar howitzers to Ukraine French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu’s announcement that France will send 12 additional Caesar howitzers to Kyiv is “clearly important for the Ukrainians, particularly the Caesar artillery system”, said FRANCE 24 Chief Foreign Editor Robert Parsons….

Trials and Tribulations of the Collective West

Pepe Escobar Members & supporters of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) burn the US flag during an anti-imperialist demonstration outside the US embassy in #Athens, 24/1/2019. One may be excused to imagine all sorts of amusement games unrolling at the HQ of the Russian General Staff as The Empire and NATO go literally bonkers….

Russian Ministry of Defense: 20,000 Documents Expose US Biowarfare Program in Ukraine

Briefing on analysis of US military and biological activity documents by Chief of NBC Protection Troops Lieutenant General Igor Kirillov January 30, 2023 The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has repeatedly noted the signs of the implementation of ‘dual-purpose programmes’ by the USA and its allies outside their national territories, including within the operation of the biolaboratories funded…

The NATO-Russian Ukraine War’s New, Most Dangerous Phase

Gordon M. Hahn We are entering the most dangerous phase of the NATO-Russian Ukraine war up till now. The West is undertaking a major escalation in the war by increasing the lethality of weapons it is supplying Ukraine to include tanks and the largest tranche of military equipment supplied to Kiev so far. Meanwhile, Russia…

Motives of the Anti-Russian Coalition: Are There Cracks in the Monolith?

Andrey Sushentsov The search for cracks in the anti-Russian coalition of Western states is futile. Washington securely holds the initiative and literally twists the arms of states that risk raising their voice in favour of peace rather than war. When considering the main trends of the current international crisis, it becomes obvious that the initiative to the greatest…