Surprising as it may sound, there is a strong pro-Israeli bias in the Russian media.
Russia’s experience in Chechnya showed that it would have to change its approach to controlling these republics not through the old Soviet methods but by giving them a measure of autonomy so long as certain red lines are not crossed.
Even with a buffoon in the White House and an assertive Russia under Putin, the latter remains vulnerable in Central Asia where the US has much room for mischief.
Who would have imagined that after waging a 10-year war in Afghanistan, the Russians would be back as mediators and peacemakers in the now US-occupied country.
The terms Eurasia and Eurasianism have recently been used quite extensively. This book explores the origin and meanings of the terms.
The terrorists are all assembled in Syria’s Idlib province now but the US and its allies including Turkey want to protect them. Syria is determined to liberate every inch of its territory from the scourge of terrorists. Ultimately, the US would not be able to protect its terrorist proxies.
The imperialists and Zionists are deliberately spoiling relations with Russia and China that could easily lead to war.
While spouting anti-imperialist rhetoric, Russian media still view Muslims as “aliens”, reflecting the European Russians’ racism.
Living a ghettoized existence in the Soviet Union, the Zionist Jews recreated the same ghetto in Occupied Palestine that they named Israel.
A segment of the Russian elite led by elements of the former KGB are striving to make Russia great again and to avenge the humiliation heaped by the US during Boris Yeltsin’s disastrous rule.
Syrian opposition groups oppose the creation of no-conflict zones in the country even though these would provide much needed food and medicines to the besieged people.
That the US would need such despicable creatures as ISIS to wage its proxy war in Syria exposes its weaknesses.
To wage wars of aggression, Trump tells lies to justify them. This has been the US pattern for decades.
Russia may not be the world’s superpower but its officials from President Vladimir Putin down know how to act statesmanlike. This was evident when Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow on April 11 for his first meeting with Russian officials after assuming the post of US Secretary of State in the Trump regime.
The April 6 illegal US missile strikes on a Syrian air base have not only put a chill on US-Russian relations, they have increased the risk of a full-fledged war between the US and Russia—essentially a Third World War.
There is limited appeal of Russia’s soft power for others but Moscow’s objectives are modest, hence its policy is satisfactory to the ruling elite.
The US is a habitual meddler in others’ affairs so it has not right to complain about allegations of Russian manipulation of the last election, writes Mohamed Khaku.
The Astana peace talks achieved several things. Syria’s ceasefire still largely holds, the terrorists have been separated from other opposition groups and the next round of talks will be held in Geneva at the end of this month.
Turkey’s stubborn President Recep Tayip Erdogan has been forced to change his stand on Syria and has stopped the ludicrous demand that President Asad must go.
For decades the Saudis have peddled their narrow-minded nonsense as ideology by disbursing petrodollars. Given its disastrous consequences for the Ummah, this no longer works even with its own agents.