Classic Layout

Unipolarism vs Multipolarism: apocalypse coming?

A few days ago I happened to review the cartoon “Asterix and the Kingdom of the Gods”, based on the immortal writings and drawings of René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo. The similarities with what we have experienced (and are experiencing) from the birth of the “unipolar moment” onwards are perfect …

Read More »

In what cases will Russia use its nuclear weapons without hesitation?

On the so-called Ukrainian Breakfast Discussion in Davos, on January 19 this year, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson confidently claimed that President Putin will never use nuclear weapons and that the collective West can therefore calmly continue arming Ukraine with increasingly heavy weapons so that it …

Read More »

Is Iran’s Islamic Republican Gubernatorial System in the Process of Collapsing domestically and Geopolitically?

Social protest sweeping the country. Economic isolation and a deteriorating security situation in the region. The Islamic Republic of Iran is currently going through one of the most difficult periods in its 44-years old history. Is this the time of the end of clerical rule? Let’s look at the processes …

Read More »

U.S. Central Command detains 227 ISIS members, kills 11 in January

U.S. Central Command executed 43 operations targeting Islamic State operatives in Iraq and Syria in January as it escalates efforts to stabilize the region. CENTCOM recapped the first month of 2023 in a report released Thursday detailing the progress made by U.S. and ally forces. Across 43 operations, the coalition …

Read More »

UK ‘blocks plans’ to proscribe Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as terrorist group

Britain’s Foreign Office has blocked a plan that would have led to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) proscribed as a terrorist organisation, according to a report. The government department cited the need to keep communication channels with Tehran open as relations between the two countries continue on a downward …

Read More »

„Nešto tu debelo škripi, nije sve samo do politike i ministara“: Konkurs Ministarstva odbrane potvrdio još jednu kadrovsku rupu

Iako predstavnici vlasti nerado govore o masovnom odlivu kadra iz Vojske Srbije, sve je više dokaza koji ukazuju da je ovaj problem dostigao drastične razmere. Nakon poigravanja sa idejom vraćanja obaveznog služenja vojnog roka, te najavom da će biti angažovano pet hiljada pripadnika specijalnih jedinica, pojavila se indirektna potvrda da …

Read More »

India raises defence budget to $72.6 bln amid tensions with China

India proposed on Wednesday 5.94 trillion rupees ($72.6 billion) in defence spending for the 2023-24 financial year, 13% up from the previous period’s initial estimates, aiming to add more fighter jets and roads along its tense border with China, Reuters reported. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allocated 1.63 trillion rupees for …

Read More »

China adds 22 ships to world’s largest coast guard fleet, Japanese news agency says

The Chinese coast guard, already the largest in the world, is set to expand even further with the addition of more than 20 warships, according to a Japanese news agency. The addition of 22 former navy corvettes to China’s coast guard will give it more than 150 patrol vessels with …

Read More »

Biden’s Southeast Asia Policy Improves in Second Year, but Still Much to Do

Even though Southeast Asia is a strategic region in the emerging U.S.-China standoff, the Biden administration’s policy toward it in 2021 left much to be desired. During its first year in office, the Biden team lacked a strategy for the region, was short on ambassadors, and paid little attention to …

Read More »

Turkey denounces ‘psychological war’ as Western consulates close

Turkey has summoned ambassadors from nine countries after a number of diplomatic missions temporarily shut their doors amid a growing terror threat level. The Turkish interior minister accused the United States and the West on Thursday of waging “psychological war” against Turkey after several states temporarily closed consulates in Istanbul …

Read More »