International issues

Did Nancy Pelosi Accelerate Chinese-Russian Military Cooperation With Her Taiwan Visit?

China had warned of “serious consequences” in the lead-up to the visit but has avoided any significant military escalation so far. By John P. Ruehl Following the chaotic U.S. departure from Afghanistan in August 2021 and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine…

A Four-Week Festival of Double Standards

Hypocrisy & Outright Lying by Nuclear-armed States By Jackie Cabasso (IDN) — The 10th NPT Review Conference didn’t fail because it couldn’t produce a final document. It failed because the nuclear-armed states haven’t made good on their fundamental nuclear disarmament…

Where are they? Where are the disappeared persons?

International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances (ICAED) Calls Attention to the UN International Day of the Disappeared, held each year on August 30 On August 30th, everyone should ask that question and wear a white scarf as a sign of solidarity with the many victims…

Five years of Rohingya refugee crisis between Bangladesh-Myanmar

by Samina Akhter Myanmar’s violent ethnic cleansing program, which forcibly forced roughly a million Rohingya Muslims into Bangladeshi refugee camps, marks its fifth anniversary on Thursday (August 25). During the past five years, the population of refugees has increased. Some…

Questions Prime Minister Trudeau and Chancellor Scholz couldn’t answer to Pressenza on AI and Zaporijjia

On Monday Prime Minister Trudeau will meet with Chancellor Scholz in Montréal to advance shared priorities, including Canadian support for Ukraine, protecting peace and security in Europe and around the world, and addressing the broader global impacts of Russia’s invasion. …

Congo, the Blue Helmets shoot and kill civilians: nobody talks about the failure of the UN

There are some facts happening in the world that are extremely serious, but very few media talk about them. Few weeks ago, for example, shocking news from the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed silently. On July 26 in Goma,…

Colombia: New government recognises the Saharawi Republic

Both countries re-establish diplomatic relations at the highest level. Petro, the new president of Colombia, received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic, official representative of President Brahim Gali, Mohamed salem Salek. Mohamed Salem Salek conveyed…

Editorial: Getting Out of the Upside Down

As the second week of NPT Review Conference concludes and the nuclear-armed states start to flex their “we can’t accept any commitments because of the international security environment” muscles, a metaphor for our present condition comes to mind: we are…

The “strategic stalemate” between the United States and China

Following Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, many opinions were raised about what China could and should do in response. Last week we reviewed some of the actions that readers sent me as a conclusion to their own reflections. Many of…

Singularity: Attractors and scenarios (part 2)

Observation from the NASA / ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the galaxy CGCG 396-2, an unusual fusion of multi-armed galaxies located some 520 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Orion. Hubble Spots a Merging Galactic Gem | NASA…

1 2 3 4 5 6 204