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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August 15, 2019
US Axis of Aggression in Gulf

European and Asian nations would be advised to back the Russian initiative in order to maintain peace in the Gulf. By contrast, Washington’s plans are a reckless and reprehensible provocation for war.

August 13, 2019
Bulldog Britain Hears Master’s Voice

With the unscrupulous Johnson as prime minister and Britain’s post-Brexit desperation for American economic favors, the British bulldog will not merely be attentively hearing its master’s voice. It will be snapping and yapping to please too.

August 11, 2019
Moscow Mitch, Secret Russian Subs… and Russophobia Derangement

The collapse in rational thinking among American and British political mainstream circles is highlighted by the rampant Russophobia. Such thinking is delusional, paranoid and ultimately horrifying at a time of heightened international tensions between nuclear superpowers.

August 3, 2019
Pompeo ‘Happy’ to Pontificate in Tehran, Revealing US Tyranny of Arrogance

Imagine the spectacle. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sitting in Tehran and telling the Iranian people via a state media interview how “evil” their government is. No wonder tensions with Iran are reaching a flashpoint when Washington is so arrogant and delusional.

July 30, 2019
Boris Back to the Future – of Victorian Empire and Poverty

For Johnson and his privileged ilk, the past of British Empire will always be seen as a time of “greatness” when “Britannia Ruled the Waves”. Their view of history is the view of victors and the privileged.

July 24, 2019
Gulf Crisis: Reciprocation Towards Disaster or Peaceful Resolution?

The US and Britain are adding more fuel to the potential bonfire by sending more warships to the Persian Gulf. If the Trump administration and the hapless British government want to avoid a war, as they say they do, then they must reciprocate with Iran towards a negotiated peaceful resolution.

July 22, 2019
UK’s May Takes Parting Shot at Putin in Desperate Diversion From Failure

Western states are fundamentally broken down because “liberalism” is an empty term which conceals rapacious corporate capitalism and the oligarchic rule of an elite political class. The advocates of “liberalism” like Britain’s May, Johnson, Hunt or Tusk are the ones who are anti-democracy, anti-human rights and anti-law.

July 19, 2019
UAE Pullout From Yemen Less About Peace, More About War With Iran

The surprise pullout of troops and warplanes from Yemen by the United Arab Emirates seems to be caused by the UAE redeploying forces at the behest of the United States in order to ramp up military pressure on Iran.

July 16, 2019
Trump Risks China-Taiwan Conflict for Leverage in Trade War

The Trump administration last week cut its fourth and biggest arms sale to Taiwan, sparking a furious condemnation from Beijing that the US was undermining its sovereignty and “grossly interfering in China’s internal affairs”.

July 14, 2019
Britain Ramps up Media War on Russia

The British government is peddling unsubstantiated accusations (more accurately, ridiculous slander) against Russian media which is then invoked as “justification” for censorship at a much-vaunted international conference supposedly dedicated to freedom of the press.