The reaction to the withdrawal from JCPOA

“I don’t trust these three European countries either” May 9, 2018 Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says President Donald Trump’s speech announcing US withdrawal from a nuclear deal with Iran was “silly and superficial.” “Last night you heard that the US president made silly and superficial remarks. There were maybe more than 10 lies in his […]

via Imam Khamenei: Trump’s Remarks ‘Silly, Superficial’ — Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog

The Peoples Liberation Navy is King of their littorial waters

Tensions in the South China Sea are on the boil again amid new reports that China has deployed advanced missiles to land features in the disputed maritime area. According to new reports, China has installed several Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAMs) and Anti-Cruise Ballistic Missiles (ACBMs) systems across the Paracel and Spratly island chains, parts of which […]

via Short of War, China Now Controls South China Sea — Astute News

We who live in Western Countries have been reading too many “Westerns”

Russia’s 21st-century grand strategy is all about becoming the supreme “balancing” force in Afro-Eurasia through the skillful diplomatic management of the hemisphere’s multiple conflicts, though the greatest danger to this vision comes not from the US’ Hybrid Wars, but from Russia itself if its diplomatic and expert community representatives don’t rise to the occasion in […]

via Russia’s Grand Strategy in Afro-Eurasia (And What Could Go Wrong) — Astute News