Vladimir Platov

Washington Continues Transforming Afghanistan into Massive Graveyard


On August 31, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis signed an order to deploy additional US troops in Afghanistan. He noted that this decision was made in accordance with the overall strategy in South Asia that was approved by…

Washington is Lagging Behind in the Struggle Against ISIS on the Net


The power of the terrorist group known as ISIS over the hearts and minds of young people that are running the risk of become its militants has been declining on the daily basis. The influx of foreign recruits who come to Syria and…

Is There an End to the Afghan Conflict?


In recent monthsTrump’s hesitations about Washington’s strategy for Afghanistan governed by the skeptical attitude towards the Afghan conflict that Trump has been showing since the days of his election campaign have quite…

How Long Has ISIS Been Stockpiling Chemical Weapons?


In recent years there’s been an ever increasing number of media reports that suggest ISIS and other terrorist organizations have been actively using chemical weapons in their attacks. And these incidents occur both in regular…

Armenia is Swarmed by Western NGOs


The tactics of employing non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for the preparation of so-called “color revolutions” in North Africa, the Middle East and a number of former Soviet states has been the modus operandi of the US and…

The US Must Stop its Offensive Cyber Operations Against the World


It’s no secret now that the US has been actively carrying out massive offensive operations in cyberspace for over a decade now. It’s been reported that by 2013, the US military and intelligence agencies have launched…

Biometrics and Сounter-terrorism


Hardly anybody would object the necessity of stepping up anti-terrorism measures, especially in such public places as transport, and, more specifically, subways and airports. As The Telegraph reports with reference to Vice Admiral of the British…

Militarization of the U.S.


Speaking at the recent session of the economic forum in Davos, the head of the US Department of Defense, Ashton Carter, urged countries to slow “the pace of militarization,” saying: “We are telling everyone, not only China but all involved: stop, stop building up military strength”. Like…

Israel Reinforces its Position in Africa


Relations between the Jewish state and the African continent were first established in the mid-twentieth century after the countries of the African continent gained independence. Golda Meir, who proposed to assist the countries of the Dark Continent…

France’s Undeclared War in Libya


Working hard to turn the planet into a unipolar world, the US has been demonstrating more explicitly than ever its disregard for the established international rules and institutions. It has also been employing half-illicit techniques to persuade a growing…

ISIS Cyber-Caliphate


Fear of the disastrous consequences of cyberwar among all states appeared at the end of the last century. Various media, politicians, military and economic experts in their speeches had already started to depict the horrors of an unauthorized access or breach of computer systems, which…

The End of the Middle Class in the United States


Over the past month, many US media publications have been sounding the alarm: death of the middle class of America and the end of the “American Dream”. According to the independent American portal – “End Of American Dream”, one of…

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