Category Archives: America

The US rubbished another arms control regime as part of its risky renegotiating gamble

The US rubbished another arms control regime

By Andrew Korybko The US’ planned withdrawal from the Open Skies Treaty represents yet another rubbishing of the international arms control regimes that helped maintain strategic stability after the end of the Old Cold War, with this dramatic move and

Fair is foul & foul is fair in the Trump universe

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By Saeed Naqvi When the tortoise agreed to ferry a stranded scorpion on its back across the river, which was in spate, he didn’t know what he had bargained for. Midway, the scorpion stung the tortoise, deep, through its hard

What’s behind Trump’s China attacks?

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By Stanly Johny Amid the COVID-19 crisis, Mr. Trump has taken tensions between USA and China to new highs by endorsing the unproven lab theory and threatening China with punishments, which could have harsh economic consequences at a time when

Trump is offering to mediate in the India – China border dispute

Trump is offering to mediate in

Here’s what to know about the escalating tensions By Billy Perrigo As precursors to possible nuclear war go, fistfights and stone throwing aren’t exactly the first things that come to mind. But along India and China’s long, contested border, that’s

How the Taliban outlasted a superpower:  Tenacity and Carnage

The Taliban stand on the brink of realizing their most fervent desire: U.S. troops leaving Afghanistan. They have given up little of their extremist ideology to do it. By Mujib Mashal ALINGAR, Afghanistan  Under the shade of a mulberry tree,

Inside the Iranian IRGC’s secretive drone unit

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The head of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gave a candid and long interview about Iran’s new success with drone technology over the weekend By Seth J. Frantzman The head of the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps drone unit

Will they bomb the pandemic to death?

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Even with the Covid-19 crisis, the US war machine ALWAYS wants more money By Darius Shahtahmasebi Despite the impact Covid-19 has had on the global economy, the US is seeking more funding to counter and confront China in the Pacific,

Doctor’s note – Corona virus and heart disease

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Heart disease puts people at higher risk of complications from COVID-19, but the virus can also trigger heart problems By Dr. Sara Kayat The link between cardiovascular (heart) disease and the COVID-19 virus is an interesting one because it is

The US is eager to leave Iraq soon and the corona virus pandemic will accelerate it

The US is eager to leave Iraq soon and the 1

Former Iraqi PM-designate confirms the US is planning to leave Iraq ‘in two years from now’, which suggests Iran is poised to do whatever it takes to drive American troops out of the country By Ahmed Aboudouh US fears of

How Washington’s CAATSA threat could backfire

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By Omar Lamrani In the competition to sell arms around the world, the United States and Russia are on a collision course. And in this battle, the former happens to have a trick up its sleeve: the Countering America’s Adversaries