Backstory: Ukraine’s ‘International Peacekeeping and Security Center’

The attack on the base in Western Ukraine was not ‘random,’ and it surely must have been considered a likely target Photo: Ukrainian soldiers and American National Guard soldiers last month during a training in the use of American-provided M141 […]

Is Washington reprising the Soviet-Afghan playbook in the Russia-Ukraine war?

The response to Putin’s aggression evokes memories of the US strategy to bleed Moscow in Afghanistan Photo: A monument to Soviet soldiers killed in Afghanistan during the 1979-1989 war, in Moscow on 2 April 2021 (AFP) 11 March 2022 | […]

Russian oil company says it sent the U.S. its largest ever oil shipment (2017)

Gazprom Neft said nearly 2 million barrels from the Badra oil field in Iraq is on its way to the United States. 20 SEPTEMBER 2017 HAWKINS BAY James Porteous Photo: The Iraqi subsidiary of Russian oil company Gazprom Neft said […]