Former Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer’s disclosure completely transforms the narrative about Khashoggi’s death and it is bound to be hugely consequential.
The unilateral imposition of the sanctions against Iran will produce more than just economic fallout — it will deal a blow to the international non-proliferation regime.
Unlike in 2012, Iran has a lot more friends. But those friends also have a lot more power and resources than they had back then.
There is no example of sanctions alone having toppled a state; and whilst the US can use its claim of judicial hegemony as an enforcement mechanism, the US has effectively isolated itself in sanctioning Iran.
In the last few weeks, numerous articles and analyses have been produced relating to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. However, the relationship between Saudi Arabia and the United States has not been...
The Istanbul summit was a vindication of Russian policy. The coming together of Turkey, Germany and France with Russia is further vindication. What these four powers must do is insist on Washington abiding by international law and...
The tragedy of desensitized abstraction is primarily due to the willful omission by Western media on the barbarity of the Saudi regime and the crucially enabling support given to this regime by Western politics and economics.
The US and Britain are determined to damage and if possible destroy Russia, and will continue to use whatever means they can to do this, by military confrontation and inflicting economic sanctions.