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Avdiivka- Stalemate as Weasel Wording

We keep reading these terms- Stalemate. Frozen Conflict. It does not seem these are accurate terms. It doesn’t seem to be frozen.. The Independent Russian troops have encircled the eastern Ukrainian town of Avdiivka from “all directions”“The enemy is attempting to storm the city from all directions,” he said.The Ukrainian military previously said Moscow had […]

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Why Ukraine’s Stalemate Will Likely Last Another Year ?

Is this a stalemate in Ukraine? I’m not so sure. I read words like stalemate and frozen conflict and wonder if these words really and truly describe the situation in Ukraine? TIME By Ian Bremmer November 16, 2023 6:00 AM EST Ian Bremmer is a foreign affairs columnist and editor-at-large at TIME. He is the […]

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US Slaps Sanctions on Turkey and UAE

Was listening to a Garland Nixon interview. It was mentioned that some of the reason for the encouraging role played by the US in the middle east is to target Turkey. Entirely possible. Read entire article at link below and share some thoughts? GTR Experts predict that the recent sanctions imposed by the US Department […]

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Beyond the Neo-Con Debacle to Peace in Ukraine

I’m certain some readers here will take issue with the author of this opinion piece. That’s okay. I’m of the mind there is value in what he has written Jeffrey Sachs We are entering the end stage of the 30-year US neocon debacle in Ukraine. The neocon plan to surround Russia in the Black Sea […]

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Cui Bono- A year after North Stream Blown- EU reels, US Happy

Cui Bono- Who benefits? The biggest beneficiary is most assuredly the perpetrator. Read entirely at link included. A year after the Nord Stream pipeline attacks, European energy markets are shaken – and the Americans are happy Just the facts.. Oh the culprits can be figured out quite easily when we think of which party benefits […]

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Russia scrambles as EU surges in Caucasus

Indian Punchline Armenia no longer disputes that Nagorno-Karabakh is part of Azerbaijan. The prospect of peaceful resolution of a regional conflict ought to be good news, but this is an incredibly complex situation with an external environment where a brutal war is raging with no end in sight, and the protagonists pursue contrarian interests.  A settlement […]

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A populist leftist wins in Slovakia

Interesting that it’s reported he’s a left populist- His party is not the west leaning liberal party.. So leftists and liberals are not the same. I would agree with that. The Liberals, here in Canada, are technocrats or autocrats. They aren’t leftists, though they are certainly Liberal A populist former prime minister and his leftist […]

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Armenia, Azerbaijan: The politicization of Genocide: Is there a “genocide”in Karabakh ?

NO, there is not. I’m comfortable suggesting that. Though there was previously an ethnic cleansing of Azeri’s from their own land and country. Let’s go back to 1993- 20 yrs ago Up to 100,000 Azerbaijanis Reportedly Fleeing Armenians : Transcaucasia: Iran is said to be refugees’ goal. They were displaced by an Armenian offensive launched […]

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Ukraine’s Grain Embargoed by Poland, Romania and Hungary going to WTO

I’ve mentioned this issue previously. This dispute is a challenge to the centralized overlord in the EU BNNBloomberg (Bloomberg) — Ukraine will file a complaint to the World Trade Organization over an import ban of its grain into Poland, Hungary and Slovakia “in several hours,” according to Deputy Economy Minister Taras Kachka.  Kyiv also plans […]

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Win or Lose, Ukraine Will Not Join NATO

Geopolitical Monitor It’s an interesting opinion piece. Some excerpts below- Share some thoughts The NATO summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, ended with the alliance rejecting Ukraine’s membership once more. The Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, expressed his dissatisfaction with NATO’s lack of a definite timeline or standards for membership. The summit’s final statement merely stated that Kyiv […]

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