IS/Daesh Combat Drones From Great Britain

According to a new report released by the Combating Terrorism Center at the United States Military Academy at West Point, Bangladeshi immigrants with ties to companies in the UK came up with a program to ship unmanned aerial vehicles to…

Authoritarian Governments Try to Control Social Media Use

WASHINGTON —  Filipinos tapped out text messages on their cellphones to mobilize protests against President Joseph Estrada. The effort mushroomed within hours into a “people power” revolution that forced Estrada to step down. That was 2001. Since then, technology has…

Russia Can Mediate A Grand Bargain On Syria

The prevailing impression is that Russia plays a hugely influential role in the Syrian conflict. But it is equally the case that there are serious limits to what Russia can do and/or is willing to do to influence the future…

What Does The Battle Of Deraa Symbolise?

The Western powers present the battle of Deraa as a symbol of the failure of the combat they were supporting. This is absolutely exact, but not in the way they mean. Let’s return to the events which triggered the hostilities.…

Pakistan Hosts Unusual Meeting of Regional Spymasters

ISLAMABAD —  Pakistan hosted an unprecedented meeting Wednesday of heads of intelligence agencies from Russia, China and Iran to discuss counterterrorism cooperation, with particular focus on the buildup of Islamic State in turmoil-hit Afghanistan. Official sources in Islamabad confirmed to…

Iran’s Reaction To The OPEC+ Output Deal Reeks Of Desperation

Iran had a fiery reaction to the OPEC+ output agreement between Russia and Saudi Arabia. The country’s First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri ominously warned that “Anyone trying to take away Iran’s oil market (share) would be committing great treachery against Iran…

Erdogan’s Doing Something Right If The Saudis Are Crying About Him To Israel

Several Arab states reportedly warned Israel about Turkish influence in Jerusalem. The Israeli information outlet Haaretz published an article over the weekend claiming that Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and the Palestinian Authority all shared their worries with Tel Aviv about Turkey’s…

What Donald Trump Is Preparing?

After having observed Donald Trump’s historical references (the constitutional compromise of 1789, the examples of Andrew Jackson and Richard Nixon) and the way in which his partisans perceive his politics, Thierry Meyssan here analyses his anti-imperialist actions. The US President…

Turkey On A Roll

Few phobias run deeper in Europe than the fear and hatred of Turks.  For at least six hundred years, Europe was locked in innumerable wars with first Seljuk, then Ottoman Turks.  My big St Bernard is a descendant of dogs…

Geopolitics Of The Mediterranean Sea Space In International Safety Throughout And After The Chilly Struggle (1949-1989)

The present struggle battle in Syria and fixed warfare between the Israeli state and the Palestinians which just lately erupted as soon as once more in Gaza strip introduced the area of the Center East to the world consideration as…

Libya In accordance To The UN And The Harsh Actuality

Regardless of the great will of a few of the members, the Paris convention for Libya didn’t have the specified results. This may be defined by the double language of NATO and the United Nations, who’re pretending to wish to…

Palestinian Braveness Ought to Spur Worldwide Motion

After 70 years, the Israeli-Palestinian battle remains to be unresolved. The battle simmers for a number of years, then erupts once more with new massacres and violence. This text describes latest occasions, the failure of the “two state resolution” and…