Posts Tagged ‘conflict’

Pentagon Wants Elon Musk To Drop Soldiers Into Conflict From Space

The military’s work with the private space company covers a wide array of research initiatives, according to a partially redacted research agreement, originally obtained by The Intercept via a Freedom of Information Act request and made public on June 19. The Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (pdf), outlines the joint efforts of U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and SpaceX “to collaboratively investigate […]

Can the Conflict with Turkey over NATO Enlargement be Resolved?

The conflict between the “collective West” and Turkey, due to Washington’s active desire to enlarge NATO by adding Sweden and Finland to the alliance, has not subsided in recent days and makes further action on this track by Ankara increasingly problematic. Furthermore, not everyone in NATO countries is enthusiastic about the enlargement of the alliance, […]

Senate Republicans Agitate for Further Conflict with Russia on Memorial Day Weekend

Senate Republicans continue to agitate for further conflict with Russia as Americans honor those who served on Memorial Day weekend. 

Why Turkey is Playing on All Sides in the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Ever since the beginning of the Russian military operation in Ukraine last month, Turkey has been seeking to project itself as a key mediator between Russia and Ukraine. As it stands, it has even achieved some success as far as its role in facilitating mediation is concerned. This role – and the success it has […]

On Position of Japan in Ukrainian Conflict

As was noted in NEO, the conflict in and around Ukraine has started long before February 24, and has a quite ambiguous goal-setting. From the general positions, the current bloody phase of this conflict (where Ukraine itself is only “the place and the fuel” for the all-European fire) is the key link of the long […]

BL – What Is the Ukraine/Russia Conflict About?

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Joe Biden Heads Back To Delaware For The Weekend Despite Escalting Conflict In Ukraine

President Biden has left the White House for another weekend at his home in Delaware as the Russian invasion of Ukraine escalates. Some have criticized Biden for giving the impression of not caring about the ongoing conflict or the current state of the country by leaving Washington, DC. BYPASS THE CENSORS Sign up to get […]

Poll: Majority Say the Ukraine-Russia Conflict Will Hurt the U.S. Economy

Most Americans fear the Ukraine-Russia conflict will hurt the U.S. economy, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Friday found. Overall, the survey showed nearly three-fourths of Americans, 74 percent, expressing the belief that the conflict will negatively affect the U.S. economy. Of those, 40 percent said it is “very” likely. A majority across the board share […]

The Skinny on Russia/Ukraine Conflict

You can count on EFR to bring you most compelling news on world events. “Russia is actually doing us a favor.” Intelligent insight into Ukraine, Russia, USA, WEF, Freeland – YouTube Some historical perspective on NATO aggressions: Why is Ukraine the West’s Fault? Featuring John Mearsheimer – YouTube Prof. Mearsheimer does not address the issue […]

Fake News Warfare In Ukraine Conflict

Above Photo: Images showing Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky dressed in military uniform, December 6, 2021. India Today. Plus Zelensky On The Frontlines? The ongoing geopolitical and military conflict situation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Ukraine is being used for fake news production by Western press and social media platforms, as is becoming […]

US War Lobby Fuels Conflict In Russia, Ukraine, And Syria

[embedded content] Col. Doug Macgregor, An Ex-Pentagon Advisor, On How The US War Lobby Fuels Conflict From Ukraine To Syria. Washington, DC, He Says, Is “Occupied Territory. It’s Occupied By Corporations, By Lobbies.” Douglas Macgregor, a retired US Army Colonel and former Pentagon senior advisor, analyzes the US-Russia standoff in Ukraine; the aftermath of the […]

US war lobby fuels conflict in Russia, Ukraine, and Syria: ex-Pentagon advisor

Douglas Macgregor, a retired US Army Colonel and former Pentagon senior advisor, analyzes the US-Russia standoff in Ukraine; the aftermath of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan; Trump’s failure to act on 2016 campaign anti-interventionist rhetoric, only to surround himself with neocons; and the ongoing, overlooked US military occupation of Syria after the decade-long CIA dirty […]

MP Chrystia Freeland continues to violate conflict of interest and criminal breach of trust laws

Canadian MP Chrystia Freeland is in a conflict of interest. While serving as a member of Parliament Chrystia Freeland became and continues to be an active member of the Board of Trustees for German founded and World Economic Forum. An apparent conflict of interest exists when there is a reasonable apprehension, which reasonably well-informed persons […]

2022 — Year Of Major Power Conflict Over Ukraine

Above Photo: Defender of Ukraine Day celebration, Oct. 14, 2017. (Ukraine Ministry of Defense, Wikimedia Commons). Russia says Europe must think about the real prospect of turning their continent into a field of military confrontation like that which existed at the height of the Cold War, writes Scott Ritter. The United States, wrapped in its […]

Greeks of Ethiopia Remain Calm Despite Conflict in the North

The Greek Community of Ethiopia celebrated OXI Day prior to an advisory issued by the Greek Foreign Ministry. Credit: Meta/FaceBook/Archdiocese of Aksum Ethiopia The Greeks of Ethiopia remain calm but on alert should evacuation be necessary as the armed conflict in the northern region of the country rages for more than a year. In early […]

U.S. will help to end Ukraine conflict with Russia, Biden tells Kyiv

President Joe Biden spoke to Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Thursday two days after he signalled that the U.S. would play a bigger role in negotiating an end to the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. Biden spoke to Zelenskyy two days after a video conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, during which Putin outlined his […]

War In Ukraine? NATO Expansion Drives Conflict With Russia

 Russia is seeking a legally binding pledge that NATO will stop expanding east, including to Ukraine. If the US refuses, is war next? Richard Sakwa joins Pushback. Russia is seeking a legally binding pledge that NATO will stop expanding east, including to Ukraine. If the US refuses, is war next? Scholar and author Richard […]

Who is Capable of Settling the Conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

One year after the second Karabakh war, the border between the two republics is again turbulent. Periodically, the media and official representatives of Armenia and Azerbaijan report about the violation – by the enemy, of course – of the ceasefire, defined by trilateral Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan statement of November 9, 2020, and sometimes even about […]

Ethiopia conflict by US design

Image Credit: Getty Images/Getty Images Supported by America and other foreign forces, including elements within United Nations (UN) agencies, The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) are attempting to overthrow the democratically elected Government of Ethiopia and regain power. This would be disastrous for the country and the region. The impact of the year-long conflict is […]

BC Coastal GasLink Pipeline Conflict Gets International Attention While Some Warn of One-Sided Information

The conflict in northern B.C. over the Coastal GasLink pipeline caught greater international attention on Nov. 22 when Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio chimed in, posting on Twitter a video of RCMP officers confronting indigenous activists opposed to the pipeline.  “After setting up a blockade to protect their land, community, and sacred headwaters Wedzin Kwa from Coastal GasLink’s […]

Conflict of Interest? Bill Gates Gave $319 Million to Major Media Outlets, Documents Reveal

11/17/21 According to MintPress News, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donated at least $319 million to fund media projects at hundreds of organizations including CNN, NBC, NPR, PBS and The Atlantic, raising questions about those news outlets’ ability to report objectively on Gates and his work. By  Alan Macleod 72 Miss a day, miss […]

Where is the Escalation of the Conflict between Algeria and Morocco Leading?

Relations between Algeria and Morocco have been tense for decades, with the border between the countries closed since 1994. One of the reasons for the tensions is disagreement over Western Sahara: Algeria has supported the Polisario Front for decades insisting on the establishment of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), while Morocco considers the territory its own. […]

Conflict of Interest: Documents Prove Bill Gates Gave $319 Million to Top Mainstream Media Outlets

According to MintPress News, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donated at least $319 million to fund media projects at hundreds of organizations including CNN, NBC, NPR, PBS and The Atlantic, raising questions about those news outlets’ ability to report objectively on Gates and his work. by Alan Macleod Up until his recent messy divorce, […]

Global Leadership, Peace and Conflict Resolutions beyond the Lens of Rationality

Photo credit: Rise Up Times “And if we do act, in however small a way, we don’t have to wait for some grand utopian future. The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself […]

Syria: Are There Ways to Resolve the Conflict?

In his briefing at the UN Security Council, the organization’s Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, proposed taking advantage of the relative halt in military hostilities in the country to bring together the main regional and international parties concerned. According to the official, this should be done for the sake of preliminary negotiations on confidence-building […]

Armenia and Azerbaijan mourn dead on anniversary of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Armenia and Azerbaijan have paid tribute to the thousands of victims of their conflict for control of the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Commemorations were held in both countries to mark the first anniversary of the fresh outbreak of fighting. Armenia and Azerbaijan each observed a minute’s silence on Monday and held religious ceremonies. “Our martyrs will remain […]

Fed Officials to Sell Stocks to Avoid Apparent Conflict of Interest

Two Federal Reserve officials said on Thursday they would sell their individual stock holdings by the end of the month to address the appearance of conflicts of interest. Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren issued statements saying they would invest the proceeds of those sales in diversified index funds and […]

Aftermath of the Afghan Conflict for South Korea

The almost instant defeat of Afghanistan’s ruling regime and the return of the Taliban (banned in Russia) is in itself a landmark event in world politics. However, without venturing into the realm of incompetence, we will talk about how it may affect the affairs of the Korean Peninsula and the context in which it is […]

Jerusalem Conflict: Identity Theft On Top Of Everything Else

As many previous colleagues have discovered, writing about Israel is a thankless task best avoided, especially by a self-hating Jew. Before people even read a given article, they have made up their own minds about Israel and cross-checked their views against others they hold to see if they are ideologically sound, i.e., politically correct. Then […]

The Bloody Conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has stated that she is “deeply concerned” about the ongoing violations, including executions, in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, adding that the long-awaited investigation into the situation there will be ready in August. In her view all the parties to the conflict in the country’s northern […]

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