Finian Cunningham

Former editor and writer for major news media organizations. He has written extensively on international affairs, with articles published in several languages

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October 22, 2020
As U.S. Tensions Soar With China, Taiwan Fears Cannon Fodder Risk

The “clarity” Taipei is seeking is unlikely to be rendered by Washington as the latter is only using Taiwan as a device against China.

October 17, 2020
Why Conflict in Caucasus Is Erdogan’s Revenge for Syria

Moscow may need to seriously revise its relations with Ankara, and let Erdogan know he is treading on red lines.

October 14, 2020
NATO, Energy Geopolitics and Conflict in Caucasus

Pushing NATO expansion further into the Caucasus and Central Asia and the objective of replacing Russian energy to Europe with a Caspian alternative mean that the resurgence in conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh could be a prolonged proxy, low-intensity war.

September 30, 2020
Turkey Fuels Azerbaijan-Armenian Conflict With Terror Proxies From Syria

For President Erdogan, Turkey’s support for Azerbaijan is a proxy for his Neo-Ottoman ambitions of boosting Ankara’s regional influence.

September 24, 2020
Xi, Putin Vow Peaceful Progress as Trump Bristles With Backward Belligerence

The kind of toxic, hyper-nationalistic, militaristic, bellicose politics espoused by Trump are of the same despicable category which the world thought it had defeated when establishing the United Nations. Fascism.

September 21, 2020
Tony Blair’s Grubby Fingerprints on Trump’s Mideast Deals Spells War, Not Peace

Tony Blair is not about peace in the Middle East. His involvement with the Trump administration is about selling war against Iran.

September 16, 2020
America: Land of the Free… and Conspiracy Nuts

U.S. hit a dangerous threshold when a senior official is warning citizens to arm themselves because “leftwing hit squads” are to seek retribution.

September 11, 2020
Trump’s Toxic Lies on ‘China Virus’ Collapse

The president admits himself that he knew how deadly the viral disease was but instead deliberately “played it down”.

September 10, 2020
Sowing Distrust in America… Who Needs Russia?

There are myriad causes for the baleful condition hollowing out the supposed integrity of American democracy. But all of those corrosive causes are American-made.

September 8, 2020
Navalny False-Flag Authors Invent New Twist to Cover Lies

The “bottle twist” is a convenient and necessary foil to avoid the potentially damning contradiction from the Russian side, Finian Cunningham writes.