Vijay Prashad explains the Taliban’s defeat of the U.S.-backed government in Afghanistan following the US troop withdrawal.
Moscow’s anti-U.S. rhetoric has suddenly been toned down, signaling a potential change in attitude and direction.
The information war now conducted by the United States against China centers on Xinjiang. Once again, the United State uses longstanding problems—such as the rise of extremism in Central Asia (fueled to some extent by the United State since the 1980s)—to create problems for its adversaries.
Firing across the Ukraine-Russia border has stepped up, egged on by Biden’s full-throated support of Zelensky’s newly found anti-Russian ambitions.
The army of General Khalifa Haftar—who controls large parts of eastern Libya—has withdrawn from the southern part of the capital and is now holding fast in the city of Sirte and at the airbase of Jufra.
The great game in Libya has begun surging with the United States shedding its strategic ambivalence and resorting to a proactive role.