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Are US, NATO, EU Planning Final Mopping-Up Operation in Former Soviet Union?

In recent days the American embassy in Georgia has acknowledged recruiting students from what it calls the “occupied territories” of that nation, and not a day goes by without the U.S., NATO and the European Union demanding the independent republics of Donetsk and Lugansk in the Donbass and Crimea be returned to Ukraine. Those three regions, like the now independent nations referred to as Georgian land occupied by a foreign invader...

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NATO Conducts Europe’s Largest Air, Missile Exercise Off Scotland

What the North Atlantic Treaty Organization bills as the largest and most complex air and missile defense exercises in Europe started on May 15 at and near the Hebrides off the western coast of Scotland and will continue until June 3. Some of the drills are also occurring at a military training site in Norway. Formidable Shield 2021, said NATO Deputy Spokesperson Piers Cazalet, “shows how Allies are working together to defend NATO...

Do big election rallies matter?

When the Brigade Parade Ground in the heart of Kolkata was almost full during the Left-Congress-Indian Secular Front Sanyukta Morcha rally on Februay 28, little could people — its critics included — imagine that the Left Front, which had ruled the state for 34 long years at a stretch until only a decade ago, would draw a blank in the 2021 West Bengal assembly elections. However, this would be a good time to examine whether huge...