Brian Cloughley

British and Australian armies’ veteran, former deputy head of the UN military mission in Kashmir and Australian defense attaché in Pakistan

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January 12, 2021
From Revolution to Confrontation — Washington Leads the Way

A depressing amount of Washington’s foreign policy comes down to cash and the preferred route to commercial gain seems to involve hostility.

January 5, 2021
Biden, China and Russia

The big question concern’s Biden’s intentions. Does he really consider that President Putin “has no soul” and is “the biggest threat” to America?

December 29, 2020
Covid-19, Brexit-21 and Dreadnought-28: The UK in Economic and Social Turmoil

Britain is in a parlous economic condition, and is suffering from social rupture of a viciousness unknown in recent history.

December 22, 2020
No Hope Ahead for Palestinians

Will Biden continue Trump’s support of Israel’s determination to eradicate the Palestinian people?

December 15, 2020
Gathering Against China

The stage is being set for further confrontation with China, and Stoltenberg wants NATO to gear up to join the anti-China band.

December 8, 2020
NATO Is Determined to Find Threats and Challenges to Justify Its Existence

The U.S.-NATO military conglomerate is searching for threats and challenges to justify its existence.

December 1, 2020
Vultures, Wolves and Sharks Around Iran

The Tehran regime has blustered and uttered unrealisable threats, but it is absurd to imagine that it is menacing the sacred “Homeland”.

November 24, 2020
Confrontation Versus Trade

Biden is likely to continue the policy of hostility. Forget trade: the name of the game is Confrontation.

November 17, 2020
Biden, Europe, and No Prospect of Détente With Russia

While Biden will restore more cordial relations with European countries, he will maintain his anti-Russia stance as a supporter of the new Cold War.

November 10, 2020
America Versus China

The stage is being set for further confrontation, and Washington is wilfully ignoring China’s determination to continue its own policies.