Monthly Archives: November 2015

China’s footfalls in Hindu Kush echo in NY

China's footfalls in Hindu Kush

I simply could not believe, while reading the US state department transcript of the High-Level Event on Afghanistan at foreign-minister level in New York on Saturday, that India chose to ‘downgrade’ its representation or worse still, skipped the meeting altogether.

Iran, Russia disclaim collusion in Syria

Iran, Russia disclaim collusion in syria

By M.K. Bhadrakumar The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated Friday in New York while addressing the America media representatives, “I do not see a coalition between Iran and Russia in the war against terrorism in Syria.” He disclosed that Russian

Russia readies to invade Ukraine this fall

Russia readies to invade Ukraine this Fall

By Diane M. Francis World attention focuses on ISIS and Iran, with its half an atomic weapon. But the biggest geopolitical issue is Vladimir Putin, backed by thousands of nuclear weapons, who is gradually conquering Ukraine, a democracy with 45

The Russian army asserts its superiority in conventional warfare

Russian army superiority in conventional warfare

By Thierry Meyssan Moscow’s military intervention in Syria has not simply overturned the fortunes of war and spread panic throughout the ranks of the jihadist groups. It has also shown the rest of the world the current capacities of the

Finally some clarity about Russian plans for Syria

Russian plans for Syria

By The Saker October 01, 2015 “Information Clearing House” – “The Saker”-  A lot has happened in the last few hours. Putin spoke at the UN, the Russian Parliament has approved the use of Russian military forces in Syria and

If Beggars Could Blog

If Beggars Could Blog

By Fatima Ahmed If beggars could blog like we blog about the poverty situation in our country what would they say? “We keep knocking on their window and they pretend to ignore us. They pretend like we don’t exist. Are

Hundreds of Iranian soldiers in Syria for major ground offensive

Hundreds of Iranian soldiers in Syria for major ground offensive

The soldiers will reportedly join Syrian government forces for ground fight while Russian warplanes attack from air. October 01, 2015 “Information Clearing House” – “MEE”- As Russia has started airtrikes in Syria, hundreds of Iranian soldiers preparing to join government

Russia sees airstrikes in Syria as pre-emptive

Russia sees airstrikes in Syria as pre-emptive

By Sergei Blago As the Kremlin rushed to get involved in the Syrian conflict, the Russian airstrikes were presented in Moscow as pre-emptive moves. In its first military engagement outside the former Soviet Union since the war in Afghanistan, Russia

Putin aims at Syria and strikes Europe

Putin aims at Syria and strikes Europe

By Benjamin Haddad, Hannah Thoburn By bombing Syria, Putin has finally put Russia back at the center of the world. Sept. 30, Russian jets began airstrikes on rebel-held territories in the Syrian cities of Hama, Homs, and Latakia. This should

Obama, Putin – Checkmate

Obama, Putin

By Pepe Escobar Russian President Vladimir Putin’s message at the UN General Assembly was stark; either sovereign states get together in a broad coalition against all forms of terror, and the principle of statehood is respected as enshrined in the