geopolitics

News Click

December 19, 2016
Public policy analyst D. Raghunandan discusses India’s new status of Major Defense Partner of the United States. – Newsclick/TRNN Joint Production

Russian Ambassador Assassination Part of Retaliatory Attacks Following Retake of Aleppo

December 19, 2016

As the Syrian government takes control of more territory, fighters pushed out of the country may take out their rage on Russia and regional governments like Turkey and Jordan, says Vijay Prashad

The Israel Factor in the Syrian Ceasefire

September 12, 2016

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says there is a temporary convergence of various powers to have a ceasefire, but the Israeli leadership thinks that an endless war serves its interests

Turkey

August 17, 2016
Baris Karaagac explains why it’s unlikely that Turkey will discard its 60-year-old alliance with the United States in favor of closer ties with Russia

Should Ukraine and West Accept De Facto Crimea Joining Russia? (2/2)

March 18, 2014

Prof. Tarik Cyril Amar and Prof. Nicolai Petro say while the legalities of the Crimea referendum are dubious, the only way out of this crisis is to accept its results

Crimea Referendum: Self Determination or Big Power Manipulation? (1/2)

March 16, 2014

Professors Nicolai Petro & Tarik Cyril Amar give their reactions to Crimea voting overwhelmingly to join the Russian federation

Ukrainians Breathe Sigh of Relief As Diplomatic Efforts Continue Between West & Russia

March 6, 2014

Professor Nicolai Petro lays out how the Crimea crisis could be resolved, as tension remains between pro-EU groups and Russian supported factions

Is Russian-Ukraine Intervention Illegal?

March 4, 2014

Jeffrey Sommers & John Quigley analyze the role of Russia and the United States in the Ukraine crisis

US & Iran Relations

November 25, 2013
Robert Parry: Obama’s historic move to sign a nuclear deal with Iran sends a stern message to the new Saudi-Israeli alliance, which sought to thwart the deal and maneuver the U.S. into another military confrontation