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Moscow’s Options in The Wake of A US Military Confrontation with Iran

Abdolrasool Divsallar As US-Iran tensions are changing course beyond JCPOA and towards a possible military confrontation, the Russian factor is becoming more crucial. Russia’s Middle East policy is marked with balancing acts that secure the country’s role as an agile and effective balancing power. The fall of the …

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Is an Iran-US Conflict Going to Occur?

Svi Megan Tensions in the Persian Gulf are growing significantly, mostly due to the effective sanctions mechanism that Washington is using against Iran. These restrictions have already caused significant problems for Tehran, since it has no way to bypass the American pressure. As a result, Iran is trying …

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The real reasons for China-US trade war

By Shehab Al Makahleh The United States and China are neck-to-neck in their trade war; many countries are going to be enmeshed in the two powers’ commercial conflict, regardless of any consequences or ramifications on world economy. The question is: What is the real reason for this war? …

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A Report from NATO’s Front Lines

Things are moving in the right direction in eastern Europe, but there is considerable work left to be done. All is busy on NATO’s eastern front. That was our main conclusion during a recent study delegation to Lithuania sponsored by the Lithuanian Ministry of National Defense and organized …

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The Trade War Is Justified

Ying Ma Beijing wasn’t going to liberalize, and Washington needed to push back against unfair practices. The raging U.S.-China trade war has inspired much commentary on America’s China policy. The conventional narrative among the foreign-policy establishment is that the United States has engaged with China because for too …

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Forget the U.S.-China Trade War: Is a Conflict Over Taiwan the Real Threat?

Ted Galen Carpenter Tensions between Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) are surging to an alarming extent. The latest indicator is the recent exchange of heated rhetoric between Gen. Wei Fenghe, China’s Minister of National Defense, and Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council, the Taiwanese government’s chief policymaking …

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Russia’s Best Defense Against America’s Pressure Strategy May Be China

Dimitri Alexander Simes The growing economic ties between Moscow and Beijing could prompt the Kremlin to harden its stance towards Washington. While the trade war between Washington and Beijing continues to flare up, Chinese president Xi Jinping traveled to Russia this week for three days to attend the …

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FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HISTORY: RE-ELECTION IN ISRAEL

For the first time in the country’s history, the Israeli Prime Minister was unable to form a government. Today, the deadline for Benjamin Netanyahu to form the ruling coalition has expired. The Knesset, with 74 votes in favor and 45 against, voted for self-dissolution. Repeat elections will be …

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Enemy for USA

IT IS GURILLA WARFARE. IS IT AN OTHER VIETNAM? OR A NEW AMERICAN – ISLAM WAR? HOW LONG IT TAKES?     HISTORICAL BACKGROUND —————————————————————————————— Christopher Columbus             Columbus’s signature                                        Columbus’s ships flag After five centuries, Columbus remains a mysterious and controversial figure …

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