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A Significant Shift in Power Projection

By Amy Sherif The US Navy (USN) is adopting a new path, solidifying a strategic move towards Distributed Maritime Operations (DMO) to conduct enduring sea control and power projection missions.  The Navy is shifting into the building and maturing its Overmatch program and providing Joint All-Domain Command and …

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The Federal Reserve Cannot Fight Inflation Alone

Desmond Lachman If the Fed does not raise interest rates aggressively, it risks both allowing inflation to become entrenched and adding further froth to already bubbly asset price markets. Yesterday, in reviewing his administration’s economic challenges, President Joe Biden did Americans a great service by finally recognizing that …

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China’s secure contribution to peace in Ukraine

Giancarlo Valori In recent hours, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has comprehensively outlined China’s position and proposal on the resolution of the current crisis in Ukraine, which can be summarised as four six-point commitments. Dialogue and peace are to be promoted through four steps that must adhere to …

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US National Security Adviser: Beijing Will Face Consequences If It Helps Moscow Dodge Sanctions

Washington will “absolutely” respond if Beijing attempts to help Moscow cope with the consequences of the crippling economic sanctions imposed on Russiaby the US and its allies over the Kremlin’s special military operation in Ukraine, according to US national security adviser Jake Sullivan. Sullivan added that the Biden …

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Russia, Ukraine, and the Desert of the Real

Hanna Eid What we are seeing is the USA-NATO nexus reacting to the new reality of multipolarity in the world system by desperately attempting to control the flow of information. The instantaneity with which the entire western political spectrum was whipped into line during the ongoing conflict between …

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America Defeats Germany for the Third Time in a Century

Michael Hudson  The MIC, OGAM and FIRE Sectors Conquer NATO My old boss Herman Kahn, with whom I worked at the Hudson Institute in the 1970s, had a set speech that he would give at public meetings. He said that back in high school in Los Angeles, his …

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Violence Is History’s Great Economic Leveler

Rainer Zitelmann The greatest “levelers” in history have been violent events such as wars, revolutions, state and systems collapses, and pandemics, but the greatest poverty reducer in history has been capitalism. The authors of the classical utopian novels were obsessed with the notion of equality. In almost every …

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Militaries around the world benefit from industrial localization: A global trend

Amy Sherif A trend is now globally solidifying, whereby many countries are set on a strategic approach to becoming more self-reliant in development, production and support of military assets. These capabilities were usually exclusively provided by advanced industrial capabilities such as the United States, Russia, France, United Kingdom …

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The Impact of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict on Global Financial Markets

Since the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine war, the global capital markets had experienced the initial plunge on February 24, and then stabilized and rebounded in the second trading day on February 25. The three major U.S. stock indexes closed up collectively, with the Dow Jones industrial average, the …

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