Kiev’s Kerch Strait Gambit Shows Telltale Signs of Western-Backed Provocation to Force Russia’s Hand By Robert Bridge

30 November 2018 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Ever since Ukraine’s 2014 Maidan revolution, which resulted in a usurpation of power micromanaged directly from Washington, nothing happens in Kiev without the Western powers knowing about it. And that would certainly include playing a reckless game of chicken with Moscow.

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All Sanctions Against Russia Are Based on Lies By Eric Zuesse

5 September 2018 — Strategic Culture Foundation

All of the sanctions (economic, diplomatic, and otherwise) against Russia are based on clearly demonstrable intentional falsehoods; and the sanctions which were announced on August 8th are just the latest example of this consistent tragic fact — a fact which will be proven here, with links to the evidence, so that anyone who reads here can easily see that all of these sanctions are founded on lies against Russia.

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Syria’s Civil War Is Almost Over… And Assad Has Won By Patrick Cockburn

10 March 2017 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Winners and losers are emerging in what may be the final phase of the Syrian civil war as anti-Isis forces prepare for an attack aimed at capturing Raqqa, the de facto Isis capital in Syria. Kurdish-led Syrian fighters say they have seized part of the road south of Raqqa, cutting Isis off from other its territory further east.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 10-16 January 2016

16 January 2016 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Storm Warning for Merkel

16.01.2016 | 08:00 | Dmitriy SEDOV

It is difficult to avoid the impression that the «sexual terror» that took place on New Year in Cologne and a number of other German cities was organised by somebody very clever. Regardless of how much the «terror» was actually «sexual», the whole of Germany reacted to the incident extremely excitedly and the focus of the protests seemed to be directed against Merkel…

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 3-9 January 2015

9 January 2015 — Strategic Culture Foundation

America’s Subservience to Saud Family

09.01.2016 | 00:00 | Eric ZUESSE

The Saud royal family are by far the world’s largest buyers of US weapons. The King of Saudi Arabia is by far the world’s richest person, with a net worth well over a trillion dollars; and, when his (Aramco’s) 260 billion barrels of oil reserves were valued at $100 per barrel, his net worth was over $15 trillion. The King has total control over the world’s largest (in terms of dollar-value) company: Aramco. Since 1980, the Saudi government has owned 100% of it; the Saudi government is totally under the King’s exclusive control…

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 27 December 2015 – 2 January 2016

2 January 2015 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Democracy or Entertainment for the Masses?

02.01.2016 | 00:00 | Matthew JAMISON

I have always found American politics far more exciting, consequential and charismatic than British politics. This is in part due to the status of the United States among the democracies of the world as the leading Superpower. The world has for almost 70 years turned on the American axis. Yet, it is more than just power with a capital P. The United States – politically, aesthetically and culturally – is a far more vibrant and glamorous country than Britain, and thanks to the creative power and influence of the American entertainment industry with its citadel of Hollywood, churns out American politicos who run political campaigns as if they were producing blockbuster movies…

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 20-26 December 2015

26 December 2015 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Syria: Has Anyone Stepped Back from the Brink?

26.12.2015 | 00:00 | Michael Jabara CARLEY

John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, recently visited Moscow to discuss the Syrian crisis with his colleague Sergei Lavrov and President Vladimir Putin. Journalists observed handshakes, smiles, even hearty laughter, between Kerry and his Russian counterparts. Syrian President Bashar al Assad does not have to resign immediately, Kerry declared, and the United States is not trying to isolate Russia. What good news, and what a surprise for the Russians…

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 13-19 December 2015

19 December 2015 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Turkish-ISIL Oil Trade: The Roles of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Britain, and Israel (III)

19.12.2015 | 00:00 | Mahdi Darius NAZEMROAYA

Turkish officials were involved in illegal transport of oil from Iraq long before the emergence of the so-called Islamic State (ISIL/ISIS/IS/DAESH). Their illegal trade expanded to the Syrian Arab Republic with the intensification of the conflict in Syria. Turkey, however, is not the only player involved in the illegal oil trade in Syria and Iraq. The operations of the Anglo-Turkish company Genel Energy PLC, which works in Iraqi Kurdistan and Malta, illustrates the constellation of financial and energy sector interests involved…

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 6-12 December 2015

12 December 2015 — Strategic Culture Foundation

What’s Next for Canada and Russia?

12.12.2015 | 00:00 | Michael Jabara CARLEY

For more than nine years, from 2006 to 2015, the Conservative Party held power in Canada under its leader Stephen Harper. For progressive Canadians, essentially the centre-left, who constitute more than 60% of the voting population, those nine years were a Dark Age. We watched the Canadian government cut back on social services through a policy of austerity ultimately intended to create a USA knockoff in Canada. The Harper government pursued a foreign policy based on unquestioning support of Apartheid Israel, unblinking compliance with US objectives abroad, enthusiastic backing of the fascist coup d’état in Kiev in 2014, and vengeful hostility toward the Russian Federation…

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 29 November – 5 December 2015

5 December 2015 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Does Turkey Really Belong to NATO?

05.12.2015 | 00:00 | Andrei AKULOV

The tensions between Moscow and Ankara are on the rise as a result of downing the Russian Su-24 warplane by Turkish F-16 fighter – an outright provocation pursuing Turkey’s long-term foreign policy goals.   So far, Russia has shown restraint and has avoided escalation by not retaliating militarily. However, the tension has not been diffused. By taking down the Russian aircraft Turkey dragged itself and, potentially, NATO into a very dangerous territory…

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 22-28 November 2015

28 November 2015 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Candidates for US Presidency and Their Threats to Russia

28.11.2015 | 00:00 | Brian CLOUGHLEY

The United States chortled with glee about Turkey’s shooting down of a Russian Su-24 on November 24 and the Pentagon called it «a sovereign act of self-defence». It wilfully ignored the fact that even if the Russian pilot had indeed mistakenly violated Turkish airspace there was not, by the wildest stretch of the imagination, the tiniest threat to Turkey…

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 14-21 November 2015

21 November 2015 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Paris Attacks are Game Changer: First Look at Possible Ramifications (I)

21.11.2015 | 08:00 | Andrei AKULOV

With the November 13-14 Paris attacks, the world has passed a tipping point in what is sure to be a decades-long battle against Islamist terrorism. It is already abundantly clear that the November 13-14 terrorist atrocity could change the course of international politics.  Flush with cash, the Islamic State has proven its ability to recruit Europeans into its ranks and attack any country located thousands of miles from the Middle East…

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