It’s finally happened! For so many years the world has been alternately frightened, reassured, and blackmailed by the idea of European and Asian markets getting massive amounts of American liquefied natural gas (LNG) sourced from shale. And now that has come to pass...
There’s no question Baghdad needs to take back Mosul from ISIS/ISIL/Daesh. It could not do it before. In theory, the time is now.
Because the viewpoint expressed here will be a controversial one not frequently expressed or encountered, links are provided in order to enable the reader quickly to access the documentation wherever a particular allegation might seem to be dubious on the basis of false assertions that any particular reader might have read elsewhere; but, otherwise, the links that are provided here are intended to be simply ignored, especially because so many of the allegations here are highly contentious and therefore require providing ready access to the documentation (and because no reader should waste his time to read documentation at a linked item that the reader already believes to be true)...
Russian President Vladimir Putin believes the situation in Afghanistan causes concern and urgent steps should be taken to tackle the problem
Recent events in Syria have again highlighted the usefulness of cruise missiles to strike at targets deep into enemy territory. The combat operations are demonstrating the advances in cruise missile technology and new weapons
This week Western news media were full of reports on the “epic” battle for Mosul where US-backed forces are supposedly set to defeat the Islamic State terror group besieging the northern Iraqi city...
Any reference to the Saudi government is a reference to the Saudi royal family, who own the Saudi government — it’s their fiefdom...
Since 2013, September has for the historic village of Maaloula been a month of tragic anniversaries. Crimes and atrocities committed by Western, Gulf, Turkish and Zionist-backed terrorists there in September alone include murders, maimings, kidnappings, and the beginning of what would be the vast destruction and looting of Maaloula's rich and unique ancient heritage
Double standards dominate the West as it blames Russia for each and everything going wrong in this world. The best example is the West’s accusations of Russia allegedly committing “war crimes” in Aleppo...
Here is a fine example of how, notwithstanding nominal changes in the particular person who occupies the U.S. White House (1600 Pennsylvania Av., NW, Washington DC), America’s aristocracy, the nation’s permanent government behind the scenes, actually controls the Executive branch of the U.S. federal government, in our ‘democracy’...
Russian Energomash Corporation has found a new customer in the United States. According to a new contract, Energomash will deliver 14 RD-181 engines to the US Orbital ATK aerospace and defense industry company over the next two years. Igor Arbuzov, the head of the Russian company, made the announcement on October 13.