US Policies in the Middle East Threaten European Security

The US is becoming a threat to Europe’s economy and security: Iran refuses to consider any alternative and moves towards Russia and China Elijah J. Magnier | @ejmalrai “Iran will reject any offers by the European Community and even by the US, to return to the negotiating table and to resume the drafting of the nuclear…

What France Presents as “Evidence” of Chemical Weapons Attack

Statement by Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs (20.04.18) At this time, OPCW investigators still have not had access to the site of the chemical weapons attack in Douma. If Russia and Syria finally keep their commitments, it will have taken them at least two weeks to do so. The OPCW team’s…

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s Interview with BBC HardTalk

Question: The world was deeply alarmed last week by the prospect of a direct military confrontation between the United States and Russia. How close do you believe we came to that? Sergey Lavrov: Well, I don’t think that was very close. I believe it was a situation created by very reckless behavior of our Western…

More French Forces Will Join US Military in Syria

Peter Korzun So, it looks like we now have another actor getting involved in Syria by putting boots on the ground. On March 29, French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to send troops to Manbij in support of the US-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). The goal is to block Turkish advances into the region, and this move will be coordinated…