Martin Berger

ISIS is Coming Back to Neck Bite Afghanistan


These days nobody is taken aback anymore by the opportunistic statements the sitting American president has been making for the last couple of years. If Donald Trump is to be believed, all of the most challenging problems the international community is facing these days can be resolved with a single stroke of the pen…

What is Up With William Moser, the New US Ambassador to Kazakhstan


Over the past three decades post-Soviet territory has become Washington’s new playground, where the US attempts to uproot all traditional ties that bind Russia with its immediate neighbors. In the 1980s and 1990s, Washington would place particular emphasis on advancing…

New US Ambassador to Tajikistan Seems to be Up To the Task


To this day Central Asia remains an arena of struggle for a number of major international players, namely Russia, China and the United States. In this struggle, Washington has now started losing its influence, which resulted in a series of desperate attempts to establish a sound…

Is that OK to Take a Piss on One’s National Pride?


In their public speeches Western policymakers would go above and beyond in an attempt to stress their particular fondness of Washington’s vassals that are bound to fulfill any demand of their harsh master, while pretending that all this is a part of some sort of a rule-based…

New US Ambassador to Azerbaijan is a First-Class Troublemaker


In early March, Washington sent a new ambassador to Azerbaijan that was appointed by the sitting US president Donald Trump personally. As it’s been revealed by a number of media sources, Earle Litzenberger is a career member of the US State department that used to occupy the position…

Is There Any Doubt that ISIS is Coming Back to Haunt the EU?


On February 28, the sitting US president Donald Trump, while making a public speech in front of the service members at Joint Elmendorf-Richardson base in Alaska, announced that the Pentagon managed to reclaim 100% of the territory that used to be controlled by ISIS in the Middle…

No Afghanistan, No Peace Plan Needed


In spite of Washington’s claims that it pursues an Afghan settlement, it has been reluctant to put an end to its military campaign in this country, trying to secure the alignment of political chess pieces on the Afghan board in a such a way instead that it will ensure this country…

The Post-Cold War Arms Race: He Who Spends the Most is the Dummest


The recent decision to murder the INF treaty in its tracks, announced by the Trump administration, marked the early demise of international arms control and nuclear nonproliferation. Unsurprisingly, for two weeks in a row this topic has been by far the most discussed thread in…

“Arab NATO” Explodes on Takeoff


It hasn’t gone unnoticed by the majority of geopolitical analysts that the Trump administration has been promoting the idea of a Middle Eastern military alliance rather aggressively. The so-called Middle East Strategic Alliance (MESA) that is being more commonly referred to as the “Arab NATO”…

Is the US Really Going to Make It in This World?


A couple of days ago, a 36-page long document titled the 2019 National Intelligence Strategy first appeared on the Office of the director of national intelligence (ODNI) website. This paper explores the threats that the US is alleged to face over the course of the next four years…

Can Saudi Arabia Get any More Terrorism-prone


After following in the wake of Washington’s policies both silently and obediently for decades, it would seem that the EU decided to man up and make a couple of steps of its own, even if just for a change. However, one would be rather surprised to know that among these steps was…

Under the Suzerainty of Washington: Cruel Masters Know No Compassion


We all know how sovereign international players fall under control of other states, thus losing their sovereignty. This results in foreign actors gaining unlimited power in the countries that can only be described as vassal states, with the latter losing any possibility…

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