Biden’s Diplomatic Predicament – Analysis

By Chan Kung and He Jun* It has been more than three months since the Biden administration came to power and its governance characteristics, as well as its capabilities, have gradually become more and more...

Outcomes Of First Biden-Erdoğan Meeting – Analysis

By Md. Muddassir Quamar* On June 14, 2021, President Joseph Biden and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a “closed-door” meeting on the sidelines of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Summit in Brussels. This was...

Syria war: Inside the world of HTS leader Abu Mohammad al-Jolani Hamzah Almustafa ,...

After years of speculation and debate, we can now trace the roots of Jolani's jihadist ideology The identity of the leader of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), formerly the Nusra Front, is no longer a secret. Last year,...

High Court Delays as Assange Remains in Jail

Craig Murray says the leisurely approach of the High Court is entirely inappropriate given that an innocent man is suffering the most extreme form of incarceration available in the U.K.  By Craig Murray CraigMurray.org.uk Julian Assange remains in a...

The UK’s New Threat to British Journalists

Leakers and reporters could be could be sent to jail on a hypothesis, writes Richard Norton-Taylor.   By Richard Norton-Taylor Declassified UK The Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill will undermine Britain’s civil liberties. Now, Boris Johnson’s government is taking us...

Indonesia’s dirty coal habit is proving hard to break

Indonesia's 2070 zero-emissions target is 20 years behind most other countries and more coal-fired plants are coming online https://asiatimes.com-by John McBeth A barge on the river of Mahakam loada coal from the mining area in Samarinda,...

Pentagon tracked failed Iranian satellite launch and new images reveal Tehran is set to...

By Zachary Cohen and Oren Liebermann, CNN -CNN.COM On June 19 and 20, Planet captured two images that showed Iran was again making preparations for a launch of the Simorgh, according to experts at the...

The main mistake of Pashinyan will be the repetition of the slogan: “Artsakh is...

Baku/22.06.21/Turan: After the end of the Second Karabakh War, Yerevan blogger Ishkhan Verdyan posts videos on Youtube in support of Nikol Pashinyan and for reconciliation with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey. During this period, Verdyan...

Israel should be very worried by its coronavirus outbreak

Opinion: There is no current need for change in Health Ministry strategy but urgent steps must be taken to reduce risk of variants entering through Ben-Gurion Airport and spreading among population, and as more...

Pentagon UFO report: Here’s what we know

https://www.bbc.com-image copyright Getty Images A highly anticipated US government report on UFOs (unidentified flying objects) is due to be released before the end of June. Here's what we know so far. The unclassified report was demanded...

Lebanon in a limbo

https://www.gulftoday.ae-Lebanon is going through a crippling economic crunch. Reuters Lebanon is in the midst of a serious crisis. The economic situation has pushed tens of thousands people into poverty and the government has resigned amid...

Afghanistan: Health Hazard – Analysis

By Sanchita Bhattacharya* On June 15, 2021: Five health workers were killed and another four wounded in five separate shooting incidents during a polio vaccination drive in Nangarhar Province. Ataullah Khogyani, spokesperson for the provincial...

India: Explosive Intent Of Maoists – Analysis

By Deepak Kumar Nayak* On June 15, 2021, Security Forces (SFs) recovered explosives, including Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making materials, and a huge cache of arms, following an exchange of fire with Communist Party of...

Understanding Public Reactions To Cybersecurity Incidents – Analysis

By Elcano Royal Institute Against the widespread belief that public opinion is likely to panic in response to severe cybersecurity incidents, the relevant scholarship is putting this belief and the associated narratives into question. This analysis...

Iranian Nuclear Weapons Development Sites Requiring IAEA Inspections – Analysis

By Joshua S. Block* Nuclear weapons experts David Albright and Sarah Burkhard of the Institute for Science and International Security provide a meticulously researched analysis of Iran’s nuclear development activities in their new book, Iran’s Perilous...

It’s an assault on freedom, this scandal of thousands of people wrongly prosecuted for...

Neil Clark is a journalist, writer, broadcaster and blogger. His award winning blog can be found at www.neilclark66.blogspot.com. He tweets on politics and world affairs @NeilClark66 Justice delayed may be justice denied, but so, too, is justice...

In a welcome woke pushback, France’s Muslim media star Sonia Mabrouk lifts the veil...

Damian Wilson is a UK journalist, ex-Fleet Street editor, financial industry consultant and political communications special advisor in the UK and EU. In her latest book, TV and radio’s Sonia Mabrouk, the darling of the right,...

US needs more sense of shame, clearer estimation of itself: Global Times editorial

By Global Times US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan threatened both China and Russia during his interviews with different media on Sunday. For Russia, he claimed that the US is preparing "another package of sanctions"...

Warnings of possible 3rd wave as India eases lockdown on Yoga Day

By Wang Qi Over a dozen cities and regions in India eased lockdown restrictions on Monday, also celebrated as the 7th International Day of Yoga. Known as a yoga enthusiast, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during...

West humiliates self with Xinjiang smears at UN human rights session

By Liu Xin The battles centering on China's human rights record especially on its Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have been extended to the 47th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) which opened on...