Alastair Crooke

Former British diplomat, founder and director of the Beirut-based Conflicts Forum.

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April 12, 2021
Mobilisation Politics in the Post-Persuasion Era – What It Means for Geopolitics

The Biden Circle’s foreign policy agenda is secondary – It’s prime objective is to forestage ‘toughness’, Alastair Crooke writes.

April 5, 2021
China and Russia Launch a ‘Global Resistance Economy’

The U.S. will ignore the message from Anchorage. It is already testing China over Taiwan, and is preparing an escalation in Ukraine, to test Russia.

March 26, 2021
Blinken’s Pièce de Théâtre Failed; Its Script Was Passé

Blinken, having read out the prepared ‘grievances’ indictment, found that the anti-hero, Yang Jiechi, instead of being chastened, hit back.

March 22, 2021
A Green-Washed Global Economy – A Delusion That May Crash It

Today, the western Establishment is implementing a double re-boot to its dilapidating legitimising myth, Alastair Crooke writes.

March 15, 2021
Leviathan Mobilises for Decisive Battle

Globalist forces are being mobilised to win a last battle in the ‘long-war’ – looking to break-through everywhere.

March 8, 2021
Biden and the ‘Yellow Brick Road’

Across the board, there probably is not enough ‘majority’ to push through this new, 4IR Re-set – at least for now.

March 1, 2021
Has Israel Been Out-foxed?

Reactivating the JCPOA has drawn some unexpected advocates –top Israeli security officials wanting to pull Iran back into the JCPOA.

February 22, 2021
The ‘Transition’ of the Élites

The neo-cons were for ever knifing Trump in the back. They’ve now gone to Biden, Alastair Crooke writes.

February 15, 2021
Cultural Deafness Defines the West

The élites come to believe their narrative – forgetting that it was conceived as an illusion created to capture the imagination within their society.

February 8, 2021
Collective Hysteria: Western Leaders Work to Alter the Definition of Reality

U.S. leaders seek to suggest that America still has the power to alter ‘reality’ to fit to its own exceptionalist myth, Alastair Crooke writes.