China Steps Into The Middle East Maelstrom

Submitted by James Dorsey, The Middle East has a knack for sucking external powers into its conflicts. China’s ventures into the region have shown how difficult...

Escalation In Syria – How Far Can The Russians Be Pushed?

Authored by The Saker, Events in Syria have recently clearly taken a turn for the worse and there is an increasing amount of evidence that...

Visualizing The Two NATOs

NATO defense ministers got together in Brussels yesterday (and today) for a two day meeting to discuss Washington's concerns over the European Union's new...

North Korea’s Olympics Participation Is A Huge Opportunity For Diplomacy

The Olympics are always a fantastic spectacle of athletic strength, grace, and agility, but in a way that’s especially true this year, they also...

Pat Buchanan Asks: “Is US Being Sucked Into Syria’s War?”

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Candidate Donald Trump may have promised to extricate us from Middle East wars, once ISIS and al-Qaida were routed,...

US-Led Coalition Bombs Syrian Forces Following Israeli Strike Near Damascus

A US-led coalition has conducted several "defensive" airstrikes against Syrian forces allied with President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday in Syria's Deir al-Zor province, in retaliation...

3 Reasons The United States Should Stay Out Of Syria

Leaders of the so-called Free Syrian Army (FSA), an amorphously affiliated group of rebels opposed to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, just made a stop...

Trump Refuses To Impose New Sanctions On Russia

Following an expected Monday release of a list of "corrupt Russian oligarchs" by the US Treasury Department, the Trump administration notified Congress that legislation passed last year...

USAF Begins Massive GPS Blackouts In The Western US During Largest Ever Air War...

The United States Air Force is launching its largest-ever three-week premier set of air war drills, called Red Flag 18-1, starting on Friday and...

Tensions Rise As North Korea Mocks Trump’s Tweet: ‘Spasm Of A Lunatic’

North Korea and the United States seem to be reigniting the heated rhetoric that caused tensions between the two nations to tighten immensely. After...

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