Diplomacy unfurling step by step

DPRK Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un has embarked on his first foreign visit since successfully concluding last week’s Singapore Summit with US President Donald Trump. China’s vital role in the ongoing peace process can not be understated as Beijing continues to support international efforts towards the de-militarisation of the Korean peninsula […] The post Kim Jong-un…

via Kim Jong-un Meets Xi Jinping to Secure a Peaceful and Prosperous Future — Eurasia Future

Russia, puff the magic dragon or mighty State

Russia’s predominant position in Syria & Iraqi Kurdistan places Moscow right in the middle of the misleadingly characterized “Shiite Crescent” and allows the Kremlin to “balance” Iranian influence in the Mideast better than any other country ever possibly could. It’s impossible to ignore the geopolitical reality that the “progressive” faction […] The post Russia Is…

via Russia Is Already “Balancing” Iran In The Mideast — Eurasia Future

Threading the needle

One of the first casualties in the war between alt-media and mainstream media has been the death of rational thinking when it comes to condemning any and all kinds of terrorism. Objectively, the PKK and its allies have taken more lives in Turkey than all the acts of terrorism that […] The post If Putin…

via If Putin Said About the US What Erdogan Just Said About the US, “Alt Media” Would Be Cheering Him Until Breathless — Eurasia Future

The finger pointings latest culprit

The always illogical case that London along with its occasional European partners and the United States advanced regarding the alleged poisoning of retired UK spy of Russian origin Sergey Spripal and his daughter, has always been literally unbelievable in the wider world. Now that scientists at the UK’s own chemical […] The post Russia, along…

via Russia, along with all of Asia, Africa and Latin America Stand Totally Vindicated in Skripal Debacle — Eurasia Future

On the way to the poor house

Until very recently, the dusty African territory of Djibouti was best known to the wider world for its inhabitants’ habit of chewing khat. Each day, as the heat of the afternoon mounts, the men of Djibouti gather in sociable groups, wad a few leaves of the East African shrub Catha edulis into their cheeks, and […]

via Why Borrowers on China’s Belt and Road Will Go From Euphoria to Depression — Astute News