America’s ‘Junkyard Dogs’: Operation Storm, 20 Years On

‘Operation Storm’ in August 1995, when Croatia overran the Serb-inhabited territory of Krajina, was the biggest single instance of ethnic cleansing in the Yugoslav Wars, Because the attack was backed by the US, however, it was never treated as a crime. Between August 4 and August 7, up to 2,000 people were killed and over … Continue reading “America’s ‘Junkyard Dogs’: Operation Storm, 20 Years On”

How Srebrenica Tragedy Became Excuse for Atrocities Around the World

Politicians and cameras will converge on Srebrenica this weekend and talk endlessly of “genocide.” Not only is that an inappropriate description of the tragic events in 1995, its misuse has resulted in many more “humanitarian” deaths worldwide. To this day, however, neither the ad-hoc court established by the UN to prosecute war crimes in the … Continue reading “How Srebrenica Tragedy Became Excuse for Atrocities Around the World”

MSM Spins Theory That Putin Hijacked MH370 and Landed It in Kazakhstan

Anti-Russia propaganda over Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was bad enough. Now one CNN aviation analyst is blaming Russia for the missing MH370 plane as well – and the Western press is eating it up. Malaysia Airlines MH370 vanished in March last year, shortly after departing from Kuala Lumpur en route to Beijing. Efforts to find … Continue reading “MSM Spins Theory That Putin Hijacked MH370 and Landed It in Kazakhstan”

Maybe A Ceasefire, But Not Peace

In the early morning hours of February 12, leaders of Russia, France, Germany and the Ukrainian junta emerged bleary-eyed from the presidential palace in Minsk to announce a deal that would halt the fighting in eastern Ukraine. At first glance, the 13-point memorandum agreed upon isn’t very different from the first ceasefire negotiated in the … Continue reading “Maybe A Ceasefire, But Not Peace”

Is the New Greek Government a Trojan?

The Greek parliamentary election of January 25 was won by the "Coalition of the Radical Left," better known by the acronym SYRIZA (Synaspismós Rizospastikís Aristerás). It was not an altogether unexpected development, as both the mainstream Greek parties had lost the faith of the electorate by slavishly following the dictates of Brussels and Berlin to … Continue reading “Is the New Greek Government a Trojan?”

Russophobia Trumps Terrorism: Media Stir Over Arrest of Chechens in France

The arrest in France of Chechens is being used to stoke up hatred of Russia, and showcase the hypocrisy of the West on terrorism. Five “Russians” were arrested in France earlier this week, and the ensuing media frenzy – however brief – over the event sought to implicate Russia in the French terror crisis that … Continue reading “Russophobia Trumps Terrorism: Media Stir Over Arrest of Chechens in France”

Why We Fight

A hundred years since what everyone thought would be a short, victorious war left Europe broken and ruined, statesmen and policymakers of the West have demonstrated they have learned nothing – and regretted nothing – since. While the shooting remains localized so far, fighting on the economic, propaganda and political fronts is in full force. … Continue reading “Why We Fight”

South Stream Blues

South Stream is no more. While Western government and press hacks on both sides of the Atlantic gloated over the cancellation of the trans-Balkans pipeline as Russia’s "defeat", they missed the absolutely crucial point of Monday’s announcement, made by Vladimir Putin during the state visit to Ankara: Russia will replace the project stalled by US … Continue reading “South Stream Blues”